Global software development and collaboration: barriers and solutions

  title={Global software development and collaboration: barriers and solutions},
  author={John Noll and Sarah Beecham and Ita Richardson},
While organisations recognise the advantages offered by global software development, many socio-technical barriers affect successful collaboration in this inter-cultural environment. In this paper, we present a review of the global software development literature where we highlight collaboration problems experienced by a cross-section of organisations in twenty-six studies. We also look at the literature to answer how organisations are overcoming these barriers in practice. We build on our… CONTINUE READING
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