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Driving Quality in a Fast-Paced Agile Environment Presented by IBM and SmartBear at IBM Innovate 2013

SmartBear’s Mark Hammer Speaking on Panel with IBM Agile Experts Elizabeth Woodward, Dan Griffin and Richard Knaster on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 – Orlando, FL
Beverly, Mass. — June 02, 2013 — Mark Hammer, Senior Product Director at SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide, is speaking on the panel, “Experiences Driving Quality in a Fast-Paced Agile Environment through Integrated Product Lifecycle Artifact Review,” at IBM Innovate 2013 on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. He joins IBM's Elizabeth Woodward, Agile Transformation Consultant; IBM’s Dan Griffin, Go-to-Market Manager for Agile and Jazz.net and Richard Knaster, Chief Methodologist, Agile & Lean, IBM Software Group. Taking place on Monday, June 3 – Thursday, June 6, IBM Innovate is the technical education event of the year for software and product practitioners.
 
WHAT:           SmartBear’s Mark Hammer speaking on the panel, “Experiences Driving Quality in a Fast-Paced
                        Agile Environment through Integrated Product Lifecycle Artifact Review,” at IBM Innovate 2013
 
WHEN:           Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. EDT
 
WHERE:         Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel, Southern II, Orlando, Florida
 
The panel explores strategies implemented across Agile organizations to ensure team collaboration, resulting in higher quality, better team productivity and adherence to internal compliance initiatives, all supported by tools that offer actionable insight into measurable quality improvement. Mark speaks and writes about the software development process with a special emphasis on code review. He has over 20 years of experience in software product management and marketing, previously at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He has developed customer-focused business solutions for both business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets. Follow him on Twitter @MarkMHammer.
 
SmartBear’s Collaborator, the most full-featured code review tool available that also allows the review of other project deliverables like user stories, test plans and user documentation, will be on demonstration in booth E120. Collaborator is the only peer review tool integrated directly into the IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC), ClearCase and Synergy for efficient code review. The joint solution promotes Agile practices with a fast, convenient and pain-free way for developers to collaborate with each other on their code and other documents that need to be reviewed by all development team members. Collaborator received IBM's Ready for Rational Software validation for Team Concert, ClearCase and Synergy. SmartBear is an International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) Advanced Business Partner.
 
Try Collaborator for free at: http://smartbear.com/products/software-development/collaborator/free-trial-form.
 
For more information on IBM Innovate 2013, visit: http://www-01.ibm.com/software/rational/innovate/.
 
 

About SmartBear Software

Supporting more than five million software professionals and over 20,000 companies in 194 countries, SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit: http://smartbear.com, or for the SmartBear community, go to: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+.

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