Improving Coordination and Communication in Distributed Software Development through Context-Based Software Artifacts Awareness: A Controlled Experiment

@article{Vivian2018ImprovingCA,
  title={Improving Coordination and Communication in Distributed Software Development through Context-Based Software Artifacts Awareness: A Controlled Experiment},
  author={Rafael Leonardo Vivian and Elisa Hatsue Moriya Huzita and Renato Balancieri and Simone do Rocio Senger de Souza and Gislaine Camila Lapasini Leal and Edwin Vladimir Cardoza Galdamez},
  journal={Journal of Computer Science},
  year={2018}
}
Distributed Software Development (DSD) has brought many competitive advantages, such as increased productivity, improved product quality and cost reduction. However, the geographic and temporal distances and sociocultural differences between distributed teams, expanded some challenges and, above all, added new requirements with regard to communication and coordination. This scenario has influenced on the software artifacts that are produced and/or modified, because inconsistencies and… 

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