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Agility across time and space : implementing agile methods in global software projects

Author: Darja S̆mite; Nils Brede Moe; Pär J Ågerfalk
Publisher: Heidelberg ; London : Springer, ©2010.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Agility across time and space.
Heidelberg ; London : Springer, ©2010
(OCoLC)639164977
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darja S̆mite; Nils Brede Moe; Pär J Ågerfalk
ISBN: 9783642124419 3642124410 9783642124426 3642124429
OCLC Number: 663096790
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Motivation. Fundamentals of agile distributed software development / Darja Šmite, Nils Brede Moe, and Pär J. Ågerfalk --
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 Fladkjær 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 Systä --
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 / Jörn 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 Šmite, Nils Brede Moe, and Pär J. Ågerfalk.
Responsibility: Darja S̆mite, Nils Brede Moe, Pär J. Ågerfalk, editos.

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