TEACHING GLOBAL SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Experiences and Lessons Learned from Four Academic Projects

Florian Matthes, Christian Neubert, Christopher Schulz, Christian Lescher, José Contreras, Robert Laurini, Béatrice Rumpler, David Sol, Kai Warendorf

Abstract

As part of the ongoing globalization process, software is no longer developed by a sole enterprise which is based at one single location only. In turn, distributed engineering teams are continuously producing software by bringing in their local knowledge and country-specific expertise. Due to this cooperation on a global-scale, today's software engineers require distinct skills and capabilities allowing them to face a paradigm called Global Software Engineering (GSE). However, regarding today's universities curricula, the teaching of GSE can be seen as an emerging discipline which is increasingly gaining attention. This paper depicts the progression and lessons learned from four different globally distributed software engineering projects executed by late bachelor and master students from five different universities of four countries. In doing so, the article facilitates future GSE endeavors in academia and industry.

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Matthes F., Neubert C., Schulz C., Lescher C., Contreras J., Laurini R., Rumpler B., Sol D. and Warendorf K. (2011). TEACHING GLOBAL SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Experiences and Lessons Learned from Four Academic Projects . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8425-50-8, pages 5-15. DOI: 10.5220/0003272600050015


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@conference{csedu11,
author={Florian Matthes and Christian Neubert and Christopher Schulz and Christian Lescher and José Contreras and Robert Laurini and Béatrice Rumpler and David Sol and Kai Warendorf},
title={TEACHING GLOBAL SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Experiences and Lessons Learned from Four Academic Projects},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2011},
pages={5-15},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003272600050015},
isbn={978-989-8425-50-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - TEACHING GLOBAL SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Experiences and Lessons Learned from Four Academic Projects
SN - 978-989-8425-50-8
AU - Matthes F.
AU - Neubert C.
AU - Schulz C.
AU - Lescher C.
AU - Contreras J.
AU - Laurini R.
AU - Rumpler B.
AU - Sol D.
AU - Warendorf K.
PY - 2011
SP - 5
EP - 15
DO - 10.5220/0003272600050015