Software Quality Insights:

August, 2011


August 19, 2011  2:43 PM

Agile 2011: Speakers, vendors, analysts and participants

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

Agile 2011, the annual conference put on by the Agile Alliance, was held August 8th through 13th in Salt Lake City, in honor of the ten year anniversary of the Agile Manifesto, which was crafted in nearby Snowbird, Utah.

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August 15, 2011  6:07 PM

uTest expands to security and localization testing through crowdsourced services

Yvette Francino Melanie Webb Profile: Melanie Webb

Today uTest announced that...


August 11, 2011  1:12 PM

VersionOne CEO Robert Holler announces strategic partnerships

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

This afternoon I had the pleasure of speaking to Robert Holler, CEO of VersionOne, one of the conference title sponsors at Agile 2011. VersionOne has a new UI and a number of recent enhancements, but what Holler spoke to me today about were VersionOne's two new strategic partnerships. The first is...


August 11, 2011  1:12 PM

Rally Software expands offerings with more Kanban and portfolio management

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

Rally Software, one of the title sponsors here at the Agile 2011 conference in Salt Lake City, has made several

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August 11, 2011  1:11 PM

ThoughtWorks announcements at Agile 2011

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

Representatives from ThoughtWorks and ThoughtWorks Studio were available today at the Agile 2011 conference to talk about their latest offerings. In this set of videos you'll hear from

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August 10, 2011  6:52 PM

Embedded systems development gets attention at Agile 2011

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

One Agile trend I've noticed is that its practices and techniques are now being accepted in more in areas that traditionally did not use the methodology, such as embedded systems. As evidence of that, for the first time this year, there is an "Agile for Embedded Systems Development" track at the...


August 10, 2011  6:51 PM

Behavior driven development (BDD) with Liz Keogh

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

At the Agile Alliance 2011 conference in Salt Lake City, there are 268 sessions, so choosing which ones to attend has been a challenge.

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August 9, 2011  9:04 PM

Agile 2011 keynote: Positive emotions will lead to increased awareness

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

Tuesday morning's Agile 2011 keynote, "Why Care about Positive Emotions?" by Positivity author Barbara...

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August 9, 2011  2:19 PM

Decision making and Agile self-directed teams

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

Agile 2011 is starting off with a bang here in Salt Lake City. With 16 different tracks and so many high-profile speakers, it's tough to make a decision about which sessions to attend. Perhaps it...


August 8, 2011  8:14 PM

Tasktop presents new ALM synchronization tool

Yvette Francino Melanie Webb Profile: Melanie Webb

Monday Tasktop announced the release of the first real-time ALM synchronization tool, Tasktop Sync, which enables instant communication for collaboration between testers and developers, as well as...


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