Hindrance to Requirements Engineering During Software Development with Globally Distributed Teams

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Waqas Mahmood 1,* Syed Shaharyar Rizvi 1 Siraj Munir 1

1. Department of Computer Science, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijieeb.2022.02.03

Received: 5 Jan. 2022 / Revised: 17 Feb. 2022 / Accepted: 12 Mar. 2022 / Published: 8 Apr. 2022

Index Terms

Requirement gathering, Globally Distributed Development (GSD), Virtual Teams, Offshore Outsourcing, Challenges, Major problems in RE.


With the increase in the availability of skilled software engineers, the process of global software development is being increasingly adopted by organizations, at a relatively lesser cost. This has led to software processes being more viable in a progressive manner for several reasons that include better communication technologies and the levels of maturity seen in the software industry.
That being said, Organizations that undertake the decision of adopting Global software development should realize that this process isn't exactly a risk-free action and there have been many failures reported with regard to it. The existing bools of globally distributed projects portray a number of challenges. During the interactive phase, the need for particular consideration towards the requirements of the client and the globally dispersed distributed software provider teams has been indicated.
This paper makes use of surveys collected from IT professionals and people working in the software industry in order to present realistic insights gathered from them.

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Waqas Mahmood, Syed Shaharyar Rizvi, Siraj Munir, "Hindrance to Requirements Engineering During Software Development with Globally Distributed Teams", International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB), Vol.14, No.2, pp. 39-46, 2022. DOI:10.5815/ijieeb.2022.02.03


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