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3 . 2022

STUDENT RESEARCH GROUP: HOW TO ORGANIZE THE MANAGEMENT OF A DISTRIBUTED TEAM

Abstract

Background. The increasing flow of information and the epidemiological situation of recent years forces us to look for digital tools for managing a distributed team for scientific work in biomedical disciplines. We want to share our experience in finding and testing tools to solve such a problem.

Aim – to select tools for organizing productive collaboration of a distributed team of a student research group.

Material and methods. A comparative analysis of 6 tools (Trello, Office365, Meister, Bitrix24, Asana, Google Workspace) for collaboration on 12 criteria was conducted. Each tool was assessed from 4 to 6 months.

Results and discussion. A wide selection of tools for managing a distributed team allows you to flexibly organize scientific and practical work of any complexity for a team of any size. You can assemble a completely free set of tools or with a minimum cost.

Conclusion. The use of tools for collaboration of a distributed team allowed us to simplify the organization of the work of the student scientific circle and not to stop working on projects in the conditions of the lockdown of the COVID‑19 pandemic.

Keywords:project management; student research group; agile; Kanban; medical education

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

For citation: Zhakota D.A., Mnichovich M.V., Kushch D.S., Malyugin N.G., Donchenko N.S. Student research group: how to organize the management of a distributed team? Meditsinskoe obrazovanie i professional’noe razvitie [Medical Education and Professional Development]. 2022; 13 (3): 97–112. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33029/2220-8453-2022-13-3-97-112 (in Russian)



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Balkizov Zalim Zamirovich
Professor of the Department of Professional Education and Educational Technologies, Associate Professor of the Department of Hospital Surgery of the N.I. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, member of the Coordinating Council for Personnel Policy of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Adviser to the President of the National Medical Chamber, Executive Secretary of the Commission for Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education Events in the National Medical Chamber, Secretary General of the Russian Society of Medical Specialists General Representative of the Association for Medical Education in Europe, General Director of GEOTAR-Med
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