With the rapid progress of Internet technology, more and more software projects adopt e-development to facilitate the software development process in a world wide context. However, collaborative software e-development activity itself is a complex orchestration. It involves many people working together without the barrier of time and space difference. Therefore, how to efficiently monitor and control software e-development in a global perspective becomes an important issue for any Internet-based software e-development project. In this paper, we present a novel approach to tackle this crucial issue by means of controlling e-development process and communication quality. Meanwhile, we also present our e-development supporting environment prototype: Caribou, to demonstrate the viability of our approach.

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Proceedings from the 2005 e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Software international conference. Copyright 2005 IEEE.

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Conference Proceeding

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Software Engineering (GCCIS)


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