Chapter 8

Toward Collaborative Software Engineering Leveraging the Crowd

Benjamin Satzger1, Rostyslav Zabolotnyi1, Schahram Dustdar1, Stefan Wild2, Martin Gaedke2, Steffen Göbel3 and Tobias Nestler3,    1Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria,    2Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany,    3SAP AG, Dresden, Germany

Crowdsourcing and social networks open new opportunities for software development. As of today, however, there is no integrated approach to leverage this potential for software development in a systematic way. In this chapter we discuss the state of the art, its limitations, and research efforts toward a holistic, crowd-enabled software engineering experience. This allows companies to leverage the potential of ...

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