Growth of newcomer competence: challenges of globalization

  title={Growth of newcomer competence: challenges of globalization},
  author={Minghui Zhou and Audris Mockus},
The transfer of entire projects to offshore locations, the aging and renewal of core developers in legacy products, the recruiting in fast growing Internet companies, and the participation in open source projects, present similar challenges of rapidly increasing newcomer competence in software projects. In particular, culture differences, communication complexity, and the rapid influx of developers with little or no project knowledge common in these phenomena pose practical and research… CONTINUE READING