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IBM Cambridge Research Center

  Project: Ensemble

Researchers: Kate Ehrlich, Clay Williams, Tim Klinger, Mary Helander, Shun Xiang Yang, Lin Luo, Ping Cheng,Ya Bin Dang

Smooth functioning of software projects depends on timely communication between the right people. When people working on related artifacts communicate with each other there are better outcomes. But there is limited visibility into how changes to code affect other people or general awareness of who is working on related artifacts.The Ensemble project proposes to develop methods, tools and visualizations that can improve awareness of related artifacts and the people working on them to facilitate effective and timely coordination within and across teams