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Title Agility across time and space : implementing agile methods in global software projects / Darja Smite, Nils Brede Moe, Par J. Agerfalk, editos.
Imprint Heidelberg ; London : Springer, 2010.

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Subject Computer software -- Development.
Electronic data processing -- Distributed processing.
Transborder data flow.
Alt Name S̆mite, Darja.
Moe, Nils Brede.
Ågerfalk, Pär J.
Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 341 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Rather than deciding whether or not to get involved in global sourcing, many companies are facing decisions about whether or not to apply agile methods in their distributed projects. These companies are often motivated by the opportunities to solve the coordination and communication difficulties associated with global software development. Yet while agile principles prescribe close interaction and co-location, the very nature of distributed software development does not support these prerequisites.
Contents Motivation. Fundamentals of agile distributed software development / Darja Smite, Nils Brede Moe, and Par J. Agerfalk -- Transition. Implementing extreme programming in distributed software project teams : strategies and challenges / Likoebe M. Maruping -- Transitioning from distributed and traditional to distributed and agile : an experience report / Daniel Wildt and Rafael Prikladnicki -- Tailoring agility : promiscuous pair story authoring and value calculation / Steve Tendon -- Scrum and global delivery : pitfalls and lessons learned / Cristiano Sadun -- Onshore and offshore outsourcing with agility : lessons learned / Clifton Kussmaul -- Contribution of agility to successful distributed software development / Saonee Sarker, Charles L. Munson, Suprateek Sarker, and Suranjan Chakraborty -- Preparing your offshore organization for agility : experiences in India / Jayakanth Srinivasan -- Management. Improving global development using agile / Alberto Avritzer, Francois Bronsard, and Gilberto Matos -- Turning time from enemy into an ally using the Pomodoro Technique / Xiaofeng Wang, Federico Gobbo, and Michael Lane -- MBTA : management by timeshifting around / Erran Carmel -- The dilemma of high level planning in distributed agile software projects : an action research study in a Danish bank / Per Svejvig and Ann-Dorte Fladkjr Nielsen -- Tools for supporting distributed agile project planning / Xin Wang, Frank Maurer, Robert Morgan, and Josyleuda Oliveira -- Combining agile and traditional : customer communication in distributed environment / Mikko Korkala, Minna Pikkarainen, and Kieran Conboy -- Coordination between global agile teams : from process to architecture / Jan Bosch and Petra Bosch-Sijtsema -- Considering subcontractors in distributed scrum teams / Jakub Rudzki, Imed Hammouda, Tuomas Mikkola, Karri Mustonen, and Tarja Systa -- Teams. Using scrum practices in GSD projects / Maria Paasivaara and Casper Lassenius -- Feature teams : distributed and dispersed / Jutta Eckstein -- Roles and responsibilities in feature teams / Jutta Eckstein -- Getting communication right : the difference between distributed bliss or miss / Jan-Erik Sandberg and Lars Arne Skaar -- A task-driven approach on agile knowledge transfer / Jorn Koch and Joachim Sauer -- Architecture-centric development in globally distributed projects / Joachim Sauer -- Epilogue. Agility across time and space : summing up and planning for the future / Darja Smite, Nils Brede Moe, and Par J. Agerfalk.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783642124419
9783642124426 (ebk.)
3642124429 (ebk.)
OCLC # 663096790
Additional Format Print version: Agility across time and space. Heidelberg ; London : Springer, 2010 9783642124419 3642124410 (OCoLC)639164977

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