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Scope and Goals

The Workshops at the International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE) provide a forum for researchers and industry participants to discuss topics in global software engineering research and practice. The goal of the ICGSE Workshops is two-fold. First, they will provide opportunities for researchers to exchange and discuss scientific and engineering ideas at various stages of development. Second, ICGSE Workshops also serve as conduits to develop scientific communities around a particular topic and research agenda.

The following workshops will be collocated with ICGSE-2011:

Architecting in Global Software Engineering (AGSE 2011)


Workshop website:


13:30 - 14:00 Introduction

14:00 - 15:00 Presentation Session

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00 Discussion Session – Research Problems and Solutions

Global Software Engineering for Agile Teams (Globagile 2011)


Workshop website:

9:00 - 9:30 Introduction
9:30-10:30 Presentation Session 1

10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Presentation Session 2

11:30 - 12:30 Discussion Session – Research Problems and Solutions

Methods and Tools for Project/Architecture/Risk Management in Globally Distributed Software Development Projects (PARIS 2011)


Workshop website:



09:00 – 10:00


Risk Management in Global Software Development Projects:Challenges, Solutions, and Experience – Jürgen Münch

Paper Session 1


10:00 – 10:30

Risk Identification and Risk Mitigation Instruments for Global SoftwareDevelopment: Systematic Review and Survey Results - Indira Nurdiani, Ronald Jabangwe, Darja Smite and Daniela Damian


10:30 – Coffee Break



11:00 – 11:30

Distributed IT-projects and Communication practices - Anna Zaitsev

(presentation slides)


11:30 – 12:00

A Decision Support System for Global Software Development - Sarah Beecham, John Noll, Ita Richardson and Deepak Dhungana

12:00 – 12:30


Follow-The-Sun Methodology in a Stochastic Modeling Perspective - Ricardo M. Czekster, Paulo Fernandes, Rafael Prikladnicki, Afonso Sales, Alan R. Santos and Thais Webber

5th International Workshop on Tool Support Development and Management in Distributed Software Projects (REMIDI 2011)


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13:30 - 14:00     Requirements for an infrastructure to support Activity-Based Computing in Global Software Development (Paolo Tell, Muhammad Ali Babar)

14:00 - 14:30     Using the Cloud to Facilitate Global Software Development Challenges (Sajid Ibrahim Hashmi, Viktor Clerc, Maryam Razavian, Christina Manteli, Damian Andrew Tamburri, Patricia Lago, Elisabetta Di Nitto and Ita Richardson) (presentation slides)

14:30 - 15:00     Face-to-face, Email and Instant Messaging in Distributed Agile Software Development Project (Tuomas Niinimäki) (presentation slides)

15:00 - 15:30     Coffee break

15:30 - 16:00     Software Configuration Management Issues with Industrial Opensourcing (Lars Bendix, Tero Kojo, Jan Magnusson)

16:00 - 16:30     An Architecture for Creating Simulators for Training Global Software Development (Miguel J. Monasor, Aurora Vizcaino, Mario Piattini)

16:30 - 17:00     Integrating Early V&V support to a GSE tool integration platform (Jukka-Pekka Pesola, Hannu Tanner, Juho Eskeli, Paivi Parviainen and Dan Bendas) (presentation slides)

Center of Nordic Excellence in Software Engineering (CONES 2011)


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8:00 - 9:00 Registration and reception

9:00 - 9:10 Welcome

9:10 - 9:30 Muhammad Ali Babar (IT University of Copenhagen)

9:30 - 12:30 A roadmap for future software engineering research. What will SE look like in 5-10 years and what research is needed to reach that vision? We start with a few presentations from various research groups that might give input to the discussions.

The purpose with this session is to write a two page document presenting a roadmap for SE research the coming 5-10 years.

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 17:30 Research proposals for upcoming calls

Proposal: We break off into groups to further discuss the roadmap. Each group writes up 3-5 paragraphs on their particular area. A few areas have been proposed; however, you can always break up into other groups:

You can take a coffee break whenever it fits you.

18:00 - 19:30 Evening reception with ICGSE. We start walking from the Grand Marina hotel at 18:00.


All participants, including workshop organizers, keynote speakers, and invited guests, must register for the workshop. See the registration page for details.

Note: Authors of accepted submissions to a particular workshop must register for the workshop by June 30th for their paper to be published in the proceedings.

Workshop Co-Chairs

Marcelo Cataldo
Carnegie Mellon University
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Yael Dubinsky
IBM Research – Haifa Lab
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2011 10:44