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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

Supporting more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 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:, or for the SmartBear community, go to: LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

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