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At EclipseCon 2013, SmartBear Presents on Incorporating Quality in Agile Process to Work Faster and Smarter

Lorinda Brandon Provides Strategies to Developers Who Don’t Want to Trade Quality for Speed – Wednesday, March 27, 2013 – Boston, MA
Beverly, Mass. — March 19, 2013 — Lorinda Brandon, Director of Strategy at SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide, will be presenting, “Incorporating Quality into Your Agile Process and Organization Means Working Faster and Smarter” at EclipseCon 2013 on Monday, March 25 – Thursday, March 28, 2013 in Boston. Attended by experienced software developers and architects, EclipseCon is the ninth annual conference involving companies and individuals producing and using Eclipse technology.

WHAT:           SmartBear’s Lorinda Brandon Presenting, “Incorporating Quality into Your Agile Process and Organization Means Working Faster and Smarter” at EclipseCon 2013
WHEN:           Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 1:30 p.m. – 2:05 p.m. EDT
WHERE:         Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston – Back Bay Room
Agile development has been widely adopted in order to get more software features to market in a reduced time, but what does that mean for quality assurance in an agile environment? In Lorinda’s talk, developers will receive tips to integrate quality into the agile process as well as into an organization in order to work faster and smarter. Lorinda provides specific strategies so developers don’t have to trade quality for speed. For example, she recommends making the user part of everyday conversations, establishing minimum acceptance tests early in the process and incorporating mandatory code reviews.
For more than 25 years, Lorinda has worked in various management roles in the high tech industry including customer service, quality assurance and engineering. She specializes in rejuvenating product management, quality and engineering teams by re-organizing and expanding staff and refining processes used within organizations. Follow her on Twitter @lindybrandon.

About SmartBear Software

SmartBear is behind the software that empowers developers, testers, and operations engineers at over 20,000 of the world’s most innovative organizations including Adobe, JetBlue, MasterCard, and Microsoft. More than 6 million people use our tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster. Our high-impact tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. These tools are backed by a team of people passionate about helping you create software that transforms our world. Those tools are SmartBear tools. That team is SmartBear. For more information, visit:, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

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