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Software Quality Validation for Web Applications Developed Using Geographically Distributed Human Resources


  • Mihai GHEORGHE



Developing web applications using Geographically Distributed Team Members has seen an increased popularity during the last years mainly because the rise of Open Source technologies, fast penetration of the Internet in emerging economies, the continuous quest for reduced costs as well for the fast adoption of online platforms and services which successfully address project planning, coordination and other development tasks. This paper identifies general software process stages for both collocated and distributed development and analyses the impact the use of planning, management and testing online services has on the duration, cost and quality of each stage. Given that Quality Assurance is one of the most important concerns in Geographically Distributed Software Development (GDSD), the focus is on Software Quality Validation.

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  • Mihai GHEORGHE, 2015. "Software Quality Validation for Web Applications Developed Using Geographically Distributed Human Resources," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 19(2), pages 101-111.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:19:y:2015:i:2:p:101-111

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