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Collaboration change in enterprise software development

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 9th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering, CHASE 2016
PublisherACM
Pages68-74
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9781450341554
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2016
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventINTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COOPERATIVE AND HUMAN ASPECTS OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Conference

ConferenceINTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COOPERATIVE AND HUMAN ASPECTS OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Period1/01/00 → …

Abstract

Enterprise software development is a complex effort that may last years. Enterprise software is often developed by a systems integrator that makes modifications to a pre-made package or builds tailored software for the specific purpose. The development may include many developer organizations, the user organization, and their different departments and sub-units. Their collaboration evolves through project incidents, phases and even crises. The practices of project management, communication, contracts, and ultimately personal relationships change intentionally or unintentionally. These changes may cause uncertainties and discontinuities for the development. This study observes changes during enterprise software development and their influence on collaboration practices in different situations. During twenty years of development both internal and external crises and changes in the business environment triggered changes in collaboration. The collaboration practices are classified with four modes of collaboration (contract, cooperation, personified, and process) that illustrate emphasis in collaboration in different circumstances.

Keywords

  • Collaboration, Collaboration change, Enterprise software, Project management

Publication forum classification

Field of science, Statistics Finland