Issue No. 01 - January/February (2012 vol. 29)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2011.123
John Rooksby , University of St Andrews
Nozomi Ikeya , Keio University
To successfully collaborate in a creative design session, software developers must achieve and maintain a shared focus, encourage and challenge each other, and manage their working relations, even in stressful situations. This article describes six key ways professional software developers do this using examples from a video study of professional developers designing at a whiteboard.
programming teams, software engineering process, qualitative process analysis, management
John Rooksby, Nozomi Ikeya, "Collaboration in Formative Design: Working Together at a Whiteboard", IEEE Software, vol. 29, no. , pp. 56-60, January/February 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2011.123