A Systematic Review of Coordination Approaches and Indicators in Global Software Development Projects

Anusuyah Subbarao and Mohd Naz’ri Mahrin

Every industry in this world is influenced by globalization especially software development industry which continues to experience a significant growth. The increased trend of globalization brings new challenges, specifically in the aspect of coordination. The aims of this study are to pin down the remaining coordination procedures that are currently in GSD projects, recognise the approaches that are related to the coordination procedures of GSD projects, and indicate the indicators for the identified approaches which are related to GSD projects. A Systematic Review (SR) was completed, 826 papers were recovered by a self-pursuit in 5 databases and 27 primary studies were at long last incorporated. Based on these investigations, 55.6% were from journal papers, 40.7% were conference proceedings and 1% were commitment from workshop. Therefore, 10 coordination procedures, 31 approaches and 116 indicators were distinguished and investigated. The discoveries of this investigation propose that distinguished arrangement of coordination approaches and related indicators could be an advice for task supervisors to evaluate the coordination procedures viably in GSD ventures advancement towards its achievement.

Volume 11 | 10-Special Issue

Pages: 1074-1080

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V11SP10/20192907