Dependency forecasting in the distributed agile organization

  title={Dependency forecasting in the distributed agile organization},
  author={Patrick Wagstrom and James D. Herbsleb},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
55 oordination, or the management of dependencies among tasks, can be accomplished in a number of ways in software development projects. Coordination mechanisms include such things as a defined software process, a well-documented software architecture, and detailed project planning. Agile methods tend to eschew these formal coordination mechanisms in favor of frequent, intensive, informal communication among team members and with the customer. Research has consistently shown, however, that… CONTINUE READING