SOURCE: Software Quality Engineering

October 17, 2007 10:00 ET

Software Quality Engineering and Rally Software Development Are Teaming Up for the Agile Development Practices Conference in December 2007

JACKSONVILLE, FL--(Marketwire - October 17, 2007) - Software Quality Engineering announces a new conference, Better Software: Agile Development Practices, which will take place December 3 - 6, 2007, at the Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando. Partnering with Rally Software Development as the conference sponsor, Software Quality Engineering is hosting Agile Development Practices ( to showcase the latest tools, trends, and issues regarding agile development approaches. Attendees learn to have a more outward, customer-focused view of development. Over seventy presentations will be delivered by international industry experts covering the software development lifecycle focusing on these areas: transitioning to agile, agile leaders and teams, agile projects, working together, agile design and programming, and special topics.

Conference Sponsor - Rally Software Development

Rally Software Development, the conference sponsor, is working with Software Quality Engineering to make this a successful event. Rally is also providing some of their agile experts to present pre-conference tutorials and concurrent classes including Hubert Smits, Jean Tabaka, and Zach Nies.

Rally Software Development helps companies succeed with agile software development. Our family of agile software life cycle management products gives teams the visibility and collaboration needed to deliver high-value software in rapid iterations. Rally's agile tools unite agile project management software and program management with requirements tracking and management, defect tracking and management and test tracking and management. Rally's certified ScrumMaster training and many other courses for agile training are available through Agile University. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Rally Development maps an incremental road to agile adoption for thousands of subscribers from leading software vendors, Internet companies and corporate development teams.

Keynote Sessions

World-class experts come armed with new ideas, technologies, and techniques in agile development to inspire you with their real-world successes and challenges. Attend these innovative and imaginative presentations and get your wheels turning:

In-Depth Full- and Half-Day Tutorials

Delegates can attend in-depth, full- and half-day tutorial sessions presenting real world experiences from leading software experts.

Conference at-a-Glance

Forty concurrent classes packed with information covering critical agile issues are geared for the beginner to the seasoned software professional. To view the complete program, visit

About Software Quality Engineering

Software Quality Engineering assists software professionals and organizations interested in improving customer service, boosting productivity, and improving ROI through better software quality practices. Software Quality Engineering hosts four of the industry's most recognized software quality conferences including the STAR conference series, the Better Software Conference & EXPO, and the new Agile Development Practices. From the classroom to the Web, Software Quality Engineering delivers software testing and development training, provides consulting services, specialized publications, and research.

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