International Conference on
Global Software Engineering

ICGSE 2007
Munich, Germany
August 27-30, 2007

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TECHNICAL PROGRAM  -  Submission deadline has now passed.

Call for Conference Paper Submissions

The ICGSE 2007 Organizing Committee invites conference paper submissions for the IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE) which will take place from August 27-30, 2007 in Munich, Germany.

Submissions are invited for technical papers describing original unpublished results of theoretical, empirical, conceptual, and experimental research and practice.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
. The globalization experience: benefits of global development, effective business models, offshoring versus nearshoring, offshore-outsourcing vs. internal offshoring, strategic versus tactical approaches.
. Communication, coordination, collaboration and knowledge management for distributed software engineering.
. Managing diversity in global software projects and teams (cultural, technical, social, and organizational).
. Empirical studies of distributed teams.
. Collaboration infrastructure to support distributed development teams, e.g. change management, quality control, validation, project management, sharing of documents, online reviews, decision support.
. Process needs and proven solutions for effective and productive distributed software engineering.
. Requirements engineering and distributed client-supplier relationships. Architecture design and testing in distributed software projects.
. Managing distributed software projects: Planning, business case, team building, monitoring, reviewing, and reporting.
. Working with globally distributed contractors: Vendor selection, contracting, supplier management.
. Teaching global software development.

Paper categories: Submissions of high quality papers in the following categories are invited:
. Research papers should describe the problem addressed, the research method, the results achieved, the validation of results as well as forward looking conclusions. No more than 10 pages.
. Industrial practice papers should present problems or challenges encountered in practice, lessons learned from success and failure stories, or report on industrial validation of research results. No more than 10 pages.
. Short papers should describe a need experienced in industry or a research idea expressed by academia. No more than 5 pages.

Important Dates: Paper submissions are due: February 15th, 2007

Detailed information regarding submission instructions, the notification date and the date of the camera-ready versions for the conference proceedings will be provided on the web site.