Global Software Development and Quality Management: A Systematic Review

  • Deepti Mishra
  • Alok Mishra
  • Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
  • Cristina Casado-Lumbreras
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8186)


This paper presents a systematic literature review of global software development (GSD) and quality management aspects. The main focus is to highlight the current research and practice direction in these areas. The results have been limited to peer-reviewed conference papers and journal articles, published between 2000 and 2011. The analysis reports that major studies have been performed in quality and process management, while verification and validation issues of GSD can only get limited attention among researchers. This indicates the need for future research (quantitative and qualitative) in these areas.


Global software development Quality Process Verification Validation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deepti Mishra
    • 1
  • Alok Mishra
    • 2
  • Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
    • 3
  • Cristina Casado-Lumbreras
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringAtilim UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Software EngineeringAtilim UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Computer Science DepartmentUniversidad Carlos III de MadridMadridSpain
  4. 4.Universidad Internacional de La RiojaMadridSpain

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