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New academic partner in NexGSD

The Computer Science department at University of Copenhagen (DIKU) is a new partner in the NexGSD research project. By including DIKU we are able to continue NexGSD strong research in ethnographic studies of collaboration in global software development – particular

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NexGSD PhD defence: Rasmus Eskild Jensen

NexGSD’s Rasmus Eskild Jensen successfully defended his PhD thesis on June 22nd 2015 with the title: Adjusting to Persistent Discontinuities in Global Software Development Teams Through Closely Coupled Work Practices. Rasmus’ work includes a ethnographic study of how a global

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NexGSD researcher become full professor at DIKU

Pernille Bjørn gave her inaugural lecture as full Professor in Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) Thursday June 11, 2015. Pernille has moved to University of Copenhagen, Computer Science Department (DIKU) where she has taken up the position as full professor

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Approximator @ ICGSE’15

Paolo Tell presented “Approximator: Predicting Interruptibility in Software Development with Commodity Computers” at the International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE) in Ciudad Real, Spain. Abstract: Assessing the presence and availability of a remote colleague is key in coordination in global

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RETRO NIGHT! [#AgilityLab Copenhagen]

“Some argue that retrospectives are the most powerful thing you can do in agile, so … RETRO NIGHT!” PitLab and the NexGSD research project are pleased to host at ITU the event organized by the #AgilityLab Copenhagen. We invite all

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Boundary Spanners and Boundary Spanning

The paper ‘Boundary Spanning in Global Software Development: A Major Indian Vendor Case’ has been nominated for the International Management Gustavson Best Qualitative Paper Award. Anne-Marie Søderberg, CBS, and her co-author, Laurence Romani, Stockholm School of Economics, will present their

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Agile in distributed teams [#AgilityLab Copenhagen]

PitLab and the NexGSD research project are pleased to host at ITU the “Agile in distributed teams” event organized by the #AgilityLab Copenhagen. We invite all interested people to join by registering to the meetup following the link below. DesignLab,

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Pernille Bjørn to keynote Euromicro SEAA 2015 on Global Software Development in a CSCW perspective: From Distance to Politics

Software development today is done in collaborative situations, where clients, developers, managers, testers etc are located in different parts of the world, speaking different languages and living very different lives. Research into global software development is diverse; some are focusing

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Pernille Bjørn to discuss Lasting Award winning paper at CSCW’15

NexGSD’s Pernille Bjørn is in the panel to discuss CSCW’15 lasting impact award winner Wanda Orlikowski’s paper ‘Learning from Notes: organizational issues in groupware implementation’. The other panel members are Judy Olson (University of California Irvine), David Ribes (Georgetown University)

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Pernille Bjørn presenting paper on CHI’15

NexGSD’s Pernille Bjørn is presenting a ToCHI paper on CHI’15 in Korea in April. The paper: ‘Does Distance Still Matter? Revisiting the CSCW Fundamentals on Distributed Collaboration’, revisits the Distance framework from 2000 and investigates whether the understanding of Common ground, Collaboration

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