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Beating Key ALM Challenges: Improving How Organizations Address Evolving ALM Challenges


Development teams are often unprepared and cannot properly address how to apply existing and new team-based development and test tools within the context of the new agile process. To help educate ALM professionals about the best way to manage their current application processes, will host the Beating Key ALM Challenges Virtual Conference.

This full-day virtual event on April 27 will analyze:

  • Key ALM trends
  • How ALM tools are becoming more agile
  • Use of automation techniques throughout the application lifecycle
  • Common challenges in ALM and how these challenges should be addressed
  • And more

The online audience of directors of software development, IT managers, test & QA managers, analysts, project managers and developers will explore current ALM practices and learn how organizations can address ALM challenges in their current development projects.


Theresa Lanowitz Analyst and Founder, voke, Inc.

Theresa Lanowitz,  founder of the IT analyst firm voke, Inc., is recognized worldwide and is a strategic thinker and market influencer in application lifecycle, virtualization and convergence markets. With over 20 years of experience, Theresa has been associated with some of the most breakthrough technology and products of their time. From 1999 through 2006, Theresa was a research analyst with Gartner, during which she pioneered the application quality ecosystem, championed the application security space, and consistently identified new and emerging companies to watch. At Gartner, Theresa was the founder, creator and chairperson of the highly successful Application Development conference.

Dean Leffingwell Author of Agile Software Requirements – Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise

Dean Leffingwell is a 30-year software industry veteran. A renowned methodologist, author, coach, entrepreneur, and executive, he founded Requisite, Inc., makers of RequisitePro and served as its CEO. Currently an independent consultant, he has helped entrepreneurial teams and distributed, multinational corporations implement Agile methods at scale.

Steffan Surdek Agile Coach and Co-Author of A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum

Steffan Surdek is an Agile Coach in Montreal. In his previous life, he coached distributed teams at IBM, facilitated two day disciplined agile workshops and was one of the co-leads of the Agile Community. Steffan speaks at various conferences and user groups about using agile practices with distributed teams. He is a co-author of A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum.

18 Mar 2011
Apr 27, 2011, 09:30 EDT (13:30 GMT)
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