[ecoop-info] ICSOB 2010 - Call for Workshop Papers: Global Outsourcing of Software Development]

Anicet Yalaho anicet.yalaho at jyu.fi
Tue Apr 6 10:14:57 CEST 2010

Dear Colleagues,

The ICSOB 2010 pre conference workshop track on Global Outsourcing of
Software Development will be held on 21st of June 2010 in Jyvaskyla

Please, consider contributing to the ICSOB workshop on Global Outsourcing
of Software Development and distributing this Call for Papers among your
colleagues. More information about the call for papers is available at
http://www.icsob.org/wsn/cfp.html If you have any question, please do not
hesitate to contact us.

The length of the paper is 6 pages. All submitted papers are subject to a
double-blind review process. All accepted papers for this workshop are
published at ceur-ws.org/ and in the workshop proceedings on CD-ROM.
Papers to this workshop should be submitted to nazmun.nahar at icsob.org

Important dates
Workshop papers submission:  April 15, 2010
Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2010
Final camera-ready copies: May 28, 2010

The background and goal of this workshop
The main goal of this workshop is intended to provide a forum for the
discussion of current and emerging topics from the field of global
outsourcing of software development. This workshop is designed for
academics, scholars and practitioners. High-quality research and practice
papers are welcome, including theoretical, empirical and analytical
studies on global outsourcing of software development from the service
provider’s and client’s viewpoints. Empirical papers can be from widely
studied countries and least studied countries. Topics of interest may
include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Different strategies for global outsourcing
• New types of outsourcing business models
• The key challenges associated with each particular global outsourcing
business model and their practical solutions
• Global outsourcing business models innovation
• Managing multi-sourcing engagements
• Approaches to develop outsourcing relationships with the service
providers of least known or unknown destinations
• Strategies for long-lasting outsourcing relationships
• New types of outsourcing partnership formation
• Requirements analysis in distributed software development
• Virtual teams management in distributed software development
• Intellectual property rights protection
• Mechanisms for conflicts management
• Roles of and impacts on cloud computing in global outsourcing
• Knowledge engineering, discovery, transfer and management in global

Workshop Chair:
Nazmun Nahar, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Workshop Program Committee:
Donald R. Chand, Bentley University, USA
Nitya Karmakar, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Slinger Roijackers, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Veikko Seppänen, Elektrobit Corporation and University of Oulu, Finland
Pasi Tyrväinen, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Juhani Warsta, University of Oulu, Finland
Anicet Yalaho, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Kind regards,
Anicet Y.
Dr. Anicet Yalaho
Senior Researcher
Faculty of Information Technology
Information Technology Research Institute(ITRI)
University of Jyväskylä
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