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Results of Peer Code and Document Review Study Unveiled in Webinar by SmartBear

Code Review Experts Reveal Best Practices of 650+ Software Developers in “The State of Code Review” Webinar – Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Beverly, Mass. — April 10, 2013 — SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide,­ is revealing the results of its groundbreaking study on the industry’s best practices in peer code and document review. Over 650 software developers participated in the study that discloses the percentage of agile shops doing code review, how code review impacts quality and other interesting facts. Attendees are able to measure their organization’s code review practices against the industry benchmark.
WHAT:           The State of Code Review Webinar by SmartBear
WHEN:           Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 1:00 p.m. EDT
WHERE:         Register here:
Providing results and commentary, code review experts Betty Zakheim and Lorinda Brandon dive into the study data during this one-of-a-kind webinar and discuss:
  • Data-supported "Aha!" facts about the state of software code review
  • Which industries tend to be most and least satisfied with code quality
  • How organizations are successfully using code and document review
Currently VP of Product Strategy for SmartBear, Betty Zakheim’s software career spans 30 years as an engineer, engineering manager, consultant, product manager and marketing executive. Follow Betty on Twitter @bettyzakheim. Lorinda Brandon is Director of Solutions Strategy at SmartBear Software and has worked in various management roles in the high tech industry including customer service, quality assurance and engineering for more than 25 years. Follow Lorinda on Twitter @lindybrandon.
All webinar attendees receive a free PDF copy of the State of Code Review official report.

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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