Agility Across Time and Space Implementing Agile Methods in Global Software Projects

“Management” details practical implications for project planning, time management, and customer and subcontractor interaction. “Teams” discusses agile distributed team configuration, effective communication and knowledge transfer, and allocation of roles and responsibilities. Finally, in the “Epilog...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Šmite, Darja (Editor), Moe, Nils Brede (Editor), Ågerfalk, Pär J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Motivation
  • Fundamentals of Agile Distributed Software Development
  • Transition
  • Implementing Extreme Programming in Distributed Software Project Teams: Strategies and Challenges
  • Transitioning from Distributed and Traditional to Distributed and Agile: An Experience Report
  • Tailoring Agility: Promiscuous Pair Story Authoring and Value Calculation
  • Scrum and Global Delivery: Pitfalls and Lessons Learned
  • Onshore and Offshore Outsourcing with Agility: Lessons Learned
  • Contribution of Agility to Successful Distributed Software Development
  • Preparing your Offshore Organization for Agility: Experiences in India
  • Management
  • Improving Global Development Using Agile
  • Turning Time from Enemy into an Ally Using the Pomodoro Technique
  • MBTA: Management By Timeshifting Around
  • The Dilemma of High Level Planning in Distributed Agile Software Projects: An Action Research Study in a Danish Bank
  • Tools for Supporting Distributed Agile Project Planning
  • Combining Agile and Traditional: Customer Communication in Distributed Environment
  • Coordination Between Global Agile Teams: From Process to Architecture
  • Considering Subcontractors in Distributed Scrum Teams
  • Teams
  • Using Scrum Practices in GSD Projects
  • Feature Teams—Distributed and Dispersed
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Feature Teams
  • Getting Communication Right: The Difference Between Distributed Bliss or Miss
  • A Task-Driven Approach on Agile Knowledge Transfer
  • Architecture-Centric Development in Globally Distributed Projects
  • Epilogue
  • Agility Across Time and Space: Summing up and Planning for the Future