JSEA  Vol.7 No.8 , July 2014
Requirement Change Management in Global Software Environment Using Cloud Computing
ABSTRACT

The successful implementation of any software project depends upon the requirements. Change in requirements at any stage during the life cycle of software development is taken as a healthy process. However, making out this change in a co-located environment is somewhat easier than the distributed environment where stakeholders are scattered at more than one location. This raises many challenges i.e. coordination, communication & control, managing change effectively and efficiently and managing central repository. Thus, cloud computing can be applied to minimize these challenges among the stakeholders. We have used a case study to evaluate the framework using cloud computing.


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Bibi, S. , Hafeez, Y. , Hassan, M. , Gul, Z. , Pervez, H. , Ahmed, I. and Mazhar, S. (2014) Requirement Change Management in Global Software Environment Using Cloud Computing. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 7, 694-699. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2014.78064.
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