Global Software Engineering (GloSE)

The goal of the GloSE project is to design methodical and technical support to organize, manage, and execute distributed software projects. Special focus lies on processes and information flows extending across locations, as well as documents and information items in globally distributed development projects. Our vision is to allow lightweight collaboration between organizations: a participating organization can work with its well established processes, artifact types, and culture with only marginal changes. Thus, the organization’s experience and individual strengths is fully available in the joint project [1].

Our research has lead to a number of interesting insights and results in the following areas: