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Guidelines for Getting Boss to Approve Code Review Tool Outlined in New SmartBear eBook

eBook Explaining Importance of Code Review, Improving Software Quality and Saving Money – Released by SmartBear
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — February 04, 2016 —

SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, released the eBook, “10 Things Developers Wished their Bosses Understood about Code Review,” providing helpful guidelines on how to successfully approach your boss when needing to implement a code review tool. Implementing a code review process and facilitating communication between development team members to work together have both proved successful in helping to catch bugs before software hits the market.

“This eBook provides some helpful tips to address the situation when everyone on your team understands the benefits of using a tool for code review except for one person – your boss,” said Justin Collier, Product Owner, Collaborator at SmartBear. “We’ve interviewed several developers who have given us their best ideas on how to successfully approach your boss when it comes time to implement a code review tool.”

The eBook outlines 1) how to effectively and efficiently approach your boss, 2) why setting up code review standards are critically important, 3) why code reviews are one of the best ways to improve your developers skills and 4) why code review processes attract top developers to your team.

To download the eBook, visit:

SmartBear’s Collaborator is the only tool available that allows teams to peer review code, user stories and test plans in a transparent, collaborative framework – instantly keeping the entire team up to speed on changes made to the code. Collaborator has been allowing development, testing and management teams to work together to improve code design and quality, as well as improve agility through collaboration across functional teams and locations.

To download a trial version of Collaborator, visit: Follow @CollaboratorSB on Twitter.

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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