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ICGSE 2020
Fri 26 - Sun 28 June 2020
co-located with ICSE 2020

“Human-centered global software engineering”

The software industry is increasingly becoming more global with stakeholders and infrastructure distributed across the world. Global Software Engineering (GSE) is still challenging, with a considerable share of global projects not meeting the expectations, especially regarding cost savings and time to market.

Over the past decade, research on GSE uncovered that cultural, geographical, and time differences are related to more challenging collaboration, coordination, and communication in global projects. Organizations have drawn on these insights and developed approaches to mitigate the impact of these differences. However, the challenges faced in globally distributing traditional software engineering persist.

Adopting modern approaches such as agile software development gives rise to new difficulties. Uncovering the issues underlying these difficulties deserves more research effort. Moreover, there is also room for investigating how different factors (social, cultural, organization and technical), their differences and complementarities, may foster innovation, new business opportunities, and new approaches to improve SW project performance and quality.

The Research Papers track of ICGSE 2020 solicits novel, high quality submissions on a wide range of topics related to global software engineering. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Human Aspects of Distributed Development
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Communication, coordination, and collaboration
    • Team building
    • Trust and social relationships
    • Onboarding and socialization of newcomers
  • Methods and processes
    • Agile methods in distributed settings
    • Large-scale agile software
    • Lean development
    • DevOps
    • Hybrid processes
    • Remote pair and mob programming
    • Open source software development
    • Crowdsourcing software development
    • SW Architectures and GSE
    • SW Architectures and distributions of component ownership
  • Global business strategy
    • Business models
    • Economics
    • Hiring in global settings
    • Industrial offshoring and outsourcing experiences
    • Strategic issues
    • Supplier management
  • Technologies supporting distributed cooperative work
    • Collaboration tools
    • ALM/PLM for distributed teams
    • Infrastructure for distributed development
    • Social media support
    • Chatbots
  • Education and training
    • Educational studies
    • GSE curricula
    • Lessons learned on the organization of GSE courses
  • Emerging Technologies to support/improve/enhance GSE
    • Augmented reality/extended reality
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Blockchain
    • Wearables

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Fri 26 Jun
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15:00 - 18:00: [Joint Event] - ICSSP/ICGSE - Session 1 at ICSSP-ICGSE
Chair(s): David RaffoPortland State University, Igor WieseFederal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR)

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ICGSE Theme: Software development communities

ICSSP Theme: Software engineering process related case studies

icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse15:00 - 15:15
Day opening
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, David RaffoPortland State University, Liguo HuangDept. of Computer Science, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 75205, Igor SteinmacherNorthern Arizona University, Ricardo BrittoEricsson / Blekinge Institute of Technology, Paul Clarke, Eray TüzünBilkent University
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse15:15 - 15:25
Day opening
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse15:25 - 16:10
Keynote
Jim HerbslebCarnegie Mellon University
icgse-2020-research-papers16:10 - 16:25
Research paper
Nuri AlmarimiEcole de technologie supérieure (ETS), Montreal, Ali OuniETS Montreal, University of Quebec, Moataz ChouchenEcole de technologie supérieure (ETS), Montreal, Islem SaidaniEcole de technologie supérieure (ETS), Montreal, Mohamed Wiem MkaouerRochester Institute of Technology
icgse-2020-research-papers16:25 - 16:40
Research paper
Kattiana ConstantinoUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Shurui ZhouCMU, Mauricio SouzaUFLA, Eduardo FigueiredoUFMG, Christian KästnerCarnegie Mellon University
icgse-2020-research-papers16:40 - 16:55
Research paper
Fabio CalefatoUniversity of Bari, Andrea GioveUniversity of Bari, Filippo LanubileUniversity of Bari, Marco LosavioKlopotek Software & Technology Services Italia
icssp-2020-papers16:55 - 17:10
Full-paper
David Issa MattosChalmers University of Technology, Anas DakkakEricsson, Jan Bosch, Helena Holmström OlssonMalmö University
icssp-2020-papers17:10 - 17:25
Full-paper
Padmalata NistalaTCS Research, Asha RajbhojTCS Research, Vinay KulkarniTata Consultancy Services Research, Kesav Vithal NoriIIIT Hyderabad
icssp-2020-papers17:25 - 17:40
Full-paper
Christoph Mayr-DornJohannes Kepler University Linz, Johann TuderJohannes Kepler University Linz, Alexander EgyedJohannes Kepler University, Linz

Sat 27 Jun
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icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse
06:00 - 09:00: [Joint Event] - ICSSP/ICGSE - Session 2 at ICSSP-ICGSE
Chair(s): Regina HebigChalmers University of Technology & University of Gothenburg, Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, Tony ClearAuckland University of Technology

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ICGSE Theme: Trust and culture in GSD

ICSSP Theme: Enterprise processes for Agile and DevOps

icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse06:00 - 06:05
Day opening
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, David RaffoPortland State University
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse06:05 - 06:15
Day opening
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports06:15 - 06:30
Experience report
Prasad KabburSiemens Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Mani VsSiemens Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Juergen SchueleinSiemens Healthineers
icgse-2020-research-papers06:30 - 06:45
Research paper
Awdren FontãoFederal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS), Sergio Cleger-TamayoSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Igor Scaliante WieseFederal University of Technology – Paraná - UTFPR, Rodrigo SantosUNIRIO - Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Arilo Claudio Dias NetoUniversidade Federal do Amazonas
icssp-2020-papers06:45 - 07:00
Full-paper
Fabian GilsonUniversity of Canterbury, Matthias GalsterUniversity of Canterbury, François GeorisUniversity of Namur
icssp-2020-papers07:00 - 07:15
Full-paper
Mojtaba ShahinMonash University, Muhammad Ali BabarThe University of Adelaide
icssp-2020-papers07:15 - 07:30
Full-paper
Muhammad Ilyas AzeemInstitute of Software, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Sebastiano PanichellaZurich University of Applied Science/University of Zurich, Andrea Di SorboUniversity of Sannio, Alexander SerebrenikEindhoven University of Technology, Qing WangInstitute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences
icgse-2020-research-papers07:30 - 07:45
Research paper
Rodi JolakChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Andreas WortmannRWTH Aachen University, Grischa LiebelReykjavik University, Eric UmuhozaCarnegie Mellon University-Africa, Michel R. V. ChaudronChalmers | University of Gothenburg
icgse-2020-research-papers07:45 - 08:00
Research paper
Stina MatthiesenDepartment of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Pernille BjørnUniversity of Copenhagen, Denmark & University of Washington, USA, Claus TrillingsgaardEG A/S
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports08:00 - 08:15
Experience report
Elayne RuaneUniversity College Dublin, Anthony VentresqueLero and University College Dublin, Ross SmithMicrosoft
icssp-2020-papers08:15 - 08:30
Full-paper
Ying ShangBeijing University of Chemical Technology, Qianyu LiBeijing University of Chemical Technology, Yang YangBeijing University of Chemical Technology, Zheng LiUniversity of Concepción
icssp-2020-papers08:30 - 08:45
Doctoral symposium paper
Xin ZhouState Key Laboratory of Novel Software Technology, Software Institute, Nanjing University
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse
15:00 - 18:00: [Joint Event] - ICSSP/ICGSE - Session 3 at ICSSP-ICGSE
Chair(s): Paul Clarke, Marco GerosaNorthern Arizona University, Fabio CalefatoUniversity of Bari

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ICGSE Theme: Onboarding and community evolution

ICSSP Theme: Machine Learning, AI and Microservices Architectures

icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse15:00 - 15:05
Day opening
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, David RaffoPortland State University
icgse-2020-research-papers15:05 - 15:20
Research paper
Kumar AbhinavAccenture Labs, Gurpriya Kaur BhatiaIndraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, Alpana DubeyAccenture Labs, India, Sakshi JainAccenture, Nitish BhardwajAccenture Technology Labs
icgse-2020-journal-first15:20 - 15:35
Talk
icssp-2020-papers15:35 - 15:50
Full-paper
Bo WangUniversity of Southern California, Barry BoehmUniversity of Southern California
icssp-2020-papers15:50 - 16:05
Full-paper
Marian DaunUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Jennifer BringsUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Thorsten WeyerUniversity Koblenz-Landau
icssp-2020-papers16:05 - 16:20
Full-paper
James DominicClemson University, Charles RitterClemson University, Paige RodegheroClemson University
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports16:20 - 16:35
Experience report
Raquel CunhaSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Fernanda SouzaSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Franciney LimaSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Bruno BonifácioUniversidade Federal do Amazonas - UFAM
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports16:35 - 16:50
Experience report
Julian HartyCommercetest Limited
icssp-2020-papers16:50 - 17:05
Full-paper
Aiswarya MunappyChalmers University of Technology, David Issa MattosChalmers University of Technology, Jan Bosch, Helena Holmström OlssonMalmö University, Anas DakkakEricsson
icssp-2020-papers17:05 - 17:20
Full-paper
Hanyan LiuChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Samuel EksmoChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Johan RisbergIBM Sweden, Regina HebigUniversity of Gothenburg
icssp-2020-papers17:20 - 17:35
Full-paper
Meenu Mary JohnMalmö University, Helena Holmström OlssonMalmö University, Jan Bosch

Sun 28 Jun
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icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse
06:00 - 09:00: [Joint Event] - ICSSP/ICGSE - Session 4 at ICSSP-ICGSE
Chair(s): Klaas-Jan StolUniversity College Cork and Lero, Ireland, Ricardo BrittoEricsson / Blekinge Institute of Technology, Eray TüzünBilkent University

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ICGSE Theme: Process and requirements

ICSSP Theme: Empirical studies and experience reports on agile and hybrid processes

icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse06:00 - 06:05
Day opening
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, David RaffoPortland State University
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports06:05 - 06:20
Experience report
Klinsman M. GoncalvesSIDIA R&D Institute, Yasmine G VazSIDIA R&D Institute, Eberth F. CruzSIDIA R&D Institute, Rafael E. SilvaSIDIA R&D Institute, Lineker SouzaSIDIA R&D Institute, Fábio M. AzevedoSIDIA R&D Institute, Eduardo D. SardinhaSIDIA R&D Institute, Paulo FonsecaSIDIA R&D Institute, Cícero Augusto De Lara PahinsSIDIA Research Institute
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports06:20 - 06:35
Experience report
Klinsman M. GoncalvesSIDIA R&D Institute, Yasmine G VazSIDIA R&D Institute, Eberth F. CruzSIDIA R&D Institute, Rafael E. SilvaSIDIA R&D Institute, Lineker SouzaSIDIA R&D Institute, Fábio M. AzevedoSIDIA R&D Institute, Eduardo D. SardinhaSIDIA R&D Institute, Paulo FonsecaSIDIA R&D Institute, Cícero Augusto De Lara PahinsSIDIA Research Institute
icssp-2020-papers06:35 - 06:50
Full-paper
Yue LiOxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute, He ZhangNanjing University, Liming DongNanjing University, Bohan LiuNanjing University, Jinyu MaNanjing University
icssp-2020-papers06:50 - 07:05
Full-paper
Nils PrennerLeibniz Universität Hannover, Software Engineering Group, Carolin Unger-WindelerLeibniz Universität Hannover, Software Engineering Group, Kurt SchneiderLeibniz Universität Hannover, Software Engineering Group
icssp-2020-papers07:05 - 07:20
Full-paper
Jil KlünderLeibniz Universität Hannover, Dzejlana KarajicUniversity of Passau, Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, Oliver KarrasLeibniz University Hannover, Christian MuenkelLeibniz University Hannover, Jürgen MünchReutlingen University, Stephen MacDonellAuckland University of Technology, Regina HebigUniversity of Gothenburg, Marco KuhrmannUniversity of Passau
icgse-2020-icgse---industry-talks07:20 - 07:35
Industry talk
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports07:35 - 07:50
Experience report
Alaukikdev PandyaSiemens Healthineers, V. S. ManiSiemens , Ansuman PattanayakSiemens Healthineers
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports07:50 - 08:05
Experience report
Shinobu SaitoNTT Software Innovation Center, IIMURA YukakoNTT Software Innovation Center
icssp-2020-papers08:05 - 08:20
Full-paper
Rashidah KasauliChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Rebekka WohlrabChalmers University of Technology | Systemite AB, Eric KnaussChalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenbrug, Jan-Philipp SteghöferChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Jennifer HorkoffChalmers and the University of Gothenburg, Salome MaroChalmers | University of Gothenburg
icssp-2020-papers08:20 - 08:35
Doctoral symposium paper
Nils PrennerLeibniz Universität Hannover, Software Engineering Group
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse
15:00 - 18:00: [Joint Event] - ICSSP/ICGSE - Session 5 at ICSSP-ICGSE
Chair(s): Josiane KrollUniversity of Manitoba, Leon Osterweil

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ICGSE Theme: Tools for GSD

ICSSP Theme: Applied Software Engineering Practices

icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse15:00 - 15:05
Day opening
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, David RaffoPortland State University
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse15:05 - 15:50
Keynote
Yuriy BrunUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
Link to publication DOI Pre-print
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports15:50 - 16:05
Experience report
Rajeev Kumar GuptaSiemens Healthineers India LLP, Balaji BSiemens Healthineers India LLP, Mekanathan VenkatachalapathySiemens, Ferose Khan JeberlaSiemens
icgse-2020-icgse---experience-reports16:05 - 16:20
Experience report
Hualter Oliveira BarbosaSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Witalo AlbuquerqueSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Alexandre BandeiraSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Luis AlbuquerqueSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Ueslei PivotoSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Fernando PiresSIDIA Institute of Science and Technology, Bruno BonifácioUniversidade Federal do Amazonas - UFAM
icgse-2020-research-papers16:20 - 16:35
Research paper
Rubén MarquezUniversity of Castilla-La Mancha, Aurora VizcaínoUniversidad de Castilla - La Mancha, Felix GarcíaUniversity of Castilla-La Mancha, Antonio ManjavacasUniversity of Castilla-La Mancha
icssp-2020-papers16:35 - 16:50
Full-paper
Mohamad MortadaChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Hamdy Michael AyasChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Regina HebigUniversity of Gothenburg
icssp-2020-papers16:50 - 17:05
Full-paper
Thomas T. HildebrandtUniversity of Copenhagen, Amine Abbad AndaloussiTechnical University of Denmark, Lars Rune ChristensenIT University of Copenhagen, Søren DeboisIT University of Copenhagen, Nicklas Pape HealySyddjurs Municipality, Hugo LópezIT University of Copenhagen, Denmark & DCR Solutions A/S, Morten MarquardDCR Solutions A/S, Naja Holten MøllerUniversity of Copenhagen, Anette C. M. PetersenIT University of Copenhagen, Tijs SlaatsUniversity of Copenhagen, Barbara WeberSt. Gallen University
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse17:05 - 17:15
Day closing
Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, David RaffoPortland State University, Liguo HuangDept. of Computer Science, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 75205
icgse-2020--joint-event----icssp-icgse17:15 - 17:25
Awards
Igor SteinmacherNorthern Arizona University, Ricardo BrittoEricsson / Blekinge Institute of Technology, Josiane KrollUniversity of Manitoba, Paul Clarke, Eray TüzünBilkent University

Call for papers

International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE 2020)

“Human-centered global software engineering”

The Research Papers track of ICGSE 2020 solicits novel, high-quality submissions on a wide range of topics related to global software engineering. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Human Aspects of Distributed Development
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Communication, coordination, and collaboration
    • Team building
    • Trust and social relationships
    • Onboarding and socialization of newcomers
  • Methods and processes
    • Agile methods in distributed settings
    • Large-scale agile software
    • Lean development
    • DevOps
    • Hybrid processes
    • Remote pair and mob programming
    • Open source software development
    • Crowdsourcing software development
    • SW Architectures and GSE
    • SW Architectures and distributions of component ownership
  • Global business strategy
    • Business models
    • Economics
    • Hiring in global settings
    • Industrial offshoring and outsourcing experiences
    • Strategic issues
    • Supplier management
  • Technologies supporting distributed cooperative work
    • Collaboration tools
    • ALM/PLM for distributed teams
    • Infrastructure for distributed development
    • Social media support
    • Chatbots
  • Education and training
    • Educational studies
    • GSE curricula
    • Lessons learned on the organization of GSE courses
  • Emerging Technologies to support/improve/enhance GSE
    • Augmented reality/extended reality
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Blockchain
    • Wearables

How to submit

All submissions must conform to the formatting and submission instructions and must not exceed 10 pages (full) and 5 pages (short) for the main text, including all figures, tables, appendices, etc. Two more pages containing only references are permitted. All submissions must be in PDF. All submissions must be in PDF. The page limit is strict, and it will not be possible to purchase additional pages at any point in the process (including after the paper is accepted).

Formatting instructions are available at https://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template for both LaTeX and Word users. LaTeX users must use the provided acmart.cls and ACM-Reference-Format.bst without modification, enable the conference format in the preamble of the document (i.e., \documentclass[sigconf,review]{acmart}), and use the ACM reference format for the bibliography (i.e., \bibliographystyle{ACM-Reference-Format}). The review option adds line numbers, thereby allowing referees to refer to specific lines in their comments.

By submitting to the ICGSE 2020 Research Track, authors acknowledge that they are aware of and agree to be bound by the ACM Policy and Procedures on Plagiarism (https://www.acm.org/publications/policies/plagiarism) and the IEEE Plagiarism FAQ (https://www.ieee.org/publications/rights/plagiarism/plagiarism-faq.html). In particular, papers submitted to ICGSE 2020 must not have been published elsewhere and must not be under review or submitted for review elsewhere whilst under consideration for ICGSE 2020. Contravention of this concurrent submission policy will be deemed a serious breach of scientific ethics, and appropriate action will be taken in all such cases. To check for double submission and plagiarism issues, the chairs reserve the right to (1) share the list of submissions with the PC Chairs of other conferences with overlapping review periods and (2) use external plagiarism detection software, under contract to the ACM or IEEE, to detect violations of these policies.

Submissions to the Research Track that meet the above requirements can be made via Easychair by the submission deadline. We encourage the authors to upload their paper info early (and can submit the PDF later) to properly enter their conflicts.

Any submission that does not comply with these requirements may be desk rejected by the Technical Track PC Chairs without further review.

Upon notification of acceptance, authors of accepted papers will be asked to complete a copyright form and will receive further instructions for preparing their camera ready versions. At least one author of each accepted paper is expected to register and present the results at the ICGSE 2020 conference. ICGSE 2020 has the right to pull papers out of the proceedings if there is no associated registration by two weeks past the early registration deadline. All accepted contributions with at least one registered author will be published in the conference electronic proceedings and appear in the digital libraries of both IEEE and ACM.

Open Science Policy

ICGSE 2019 encourages authors to submit replication packages and/or data sets with their papers, for the sake of transparency as replicability, as well as for facilitating the peer review process. The following guidelines are recommendations and not mandatory. Your choice will not affect the review process for your paper. Should you decide to embrace this policy, we strongly encourage you to archive empirical datasets on Zenodo or Dataverse, following Google guidelines to dataset providers, and share analysis scripts on freely accessible code repositories such as GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket.

ICGSE 2020 also encourages authors to self-archive a preprint of your accepted manuscript in arXiv.org or other similar open repositories. This is allowed by ACM and IEEE publishers for ICSE proceedings. Note that the final version of the paper, as laid out by the publisher, cannot be self-archived. Instead, manuscript with reviewer comments addressed must be used, but before applying the camera-ready instructions and templates.

Feel free to contact the ICGSE 2020 PCs for more details.

Important dates

  • Abstract submission: Jan 24, 2020 (AoE)
  • Paper submission: Jan 31, 2020 (AoE)
  • Acceptance notification: Feb 27, 2020 (AoE)
  • Camera-ready due: Mar 15, 2020 (AoE)
  • ICGSE: May 23-24, 2020

Program Chairs:

Igor Steinmacher (Northern Arizona University, USA)

Ricardo Britto (Ericsson/Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)