Bangalore Fort and Palace International Conference on
Global Software Engineering

ICGSE 2008
Bangalore, India
August 17-20, 2008

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Submissions are invited for technical papers describing unpublished, original work, in any of the following categories:
  • Research papers that describe theoretical frameworks, technical solutions, or empirical studies. No more than 10 pages.
  • Industrial practice papers that describe present problems, lessons learned and challenges encountered in industrial environments. No more than 5 pages.
  • Educational papers that report experiences in teaching global software engineering. This includes not only education at the university level, but also corporate training. No more than 5 pages.
Topics of interest include , but are not restricted to:
  • Strategic issues in distributed development: business models (offshoring, nearshoring, outsourcing etc.), business case development, work distribution models, supplier selection and management, cost-benefit-risk analysis
  • Managing distributed software development: planning, team building, project and SLA management, managing diversity, monitoring, measurements and evaluation
  • Methods and tools for distributed software development: requirements engineering, architecture, design, coding, verification, testing and maintenance
  • Communication, coordination and collaboration in distributed development: successful strategies and infrastructure support
  • Knowledge management in distributed development
  • Getting started with global software engineering
  • Empirical studies of distributed teams and lessons learnt
  • Teaching global software development
All submissions will be handled electronically through CyberChairPRO
Papers should conform to the two-column IEEE CS Press format and be submitted as PDF files. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by IEEE CS Press and be available in the IEEE CS Digital Library.
Authors of selected high-quality papers will be invited to submit an expanded version for a special issue on Global Software Development in the Journal of Software Process Improvement and Practice (SPIP).