A software development process for open source and open competition projects
by Izzat Alsmadi; Saqib Saeed
International Journal of Business Information Systems (IJBIS), Vol. 12, No. 1, 2013

Abstract: Open source and offshore software development projects have changed the typical business model of companies. Such projects are often developed through loosely coupled teams/individuals having weak official belongings and communicating through modern communication tools instead of physical meetings. In contrast to a typical business model, project economics are not so important in project completion. In this paper we highlight the distinguished elements of such software development approaches to present guidelines for innovative software process model supporting such development paradigm.

Online publication date: Fri, 10-May-2013

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