Issue No. 02 - March/April (2001 vol. 18)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/52.914748
Alcatel aims for global software development in its switching and routing business. Although there are many good reasons to globally distribute development activities, success is not guaranteed by just opening a development center in a low-cost region. The authors summarize experiences and distill best practices from true global software development involving over 5,000 engineers on almost all the continents.
C. Ebert and P. De Neve, "Surviving Global Software Development," in IEEE Software, vol. 18, no. , pp. 62-69, 2001.