Agile methodologies are gaining popularity in industry although they compromise a mix of accepted and controversial software engineering practices. Both global software development and agile approaches have gained significant popularity. Companies even show interest in applying agile approaches in distributed development to combine the advantages of both approaches. This is done despite their differences in key tenets. In their most radical forms, agile and global software development can be placed in each end of a plan-based/agile spectrum because of how work is coordinated. In this paper, an attempt has been made to discuss some of the modifications in agile process that will improve the efficiency of existing agile processes.