Global Team Success Secrets For Software Development Managers

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In his scheduled half-day tutorial for the IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE) 2009 Conference July 13-16 in Limerick, Ireland, LogiGear Corporation (http://www.logigear.com) founding partner and Senior Vice President Michael Hackett will inform software development professionals about new ideas and practices designed to build more effective software test teams to benefit the entire development organization.

In his scheduled half-day tutorial for the IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE) 2009 Conference July 13-16 in Limerick, Ireland, LogiGear Corporation (http://www.logigear.com) founding partner and Senior Vice President Michael Hackett will inform software development professionals about new ideas and practices designed to build more effective software test teams to benefit the entire development organization.

The class, "Optimizing the Effectiveness of Distributed Testing Teams in Globalized Software Development," will address common misconceptions about software testing, the current state of testing practice, specific testing tasks that are more conducive to distribution, and key lessons learned from distributed software development teams. Attendees can expect to learn how to develop an effective work distribution, structure teams to be most effective, develop a plan for getting started with offshore testing, plan ahead for effective test automation, develop training to give global teams the skill sets necessary for maximum contribution, and more.

Hackett has two decades of experience in software engineering and the testing of shrink-wrap, client/server devices and web-based applications in Banking, Securities, Healthcare and Consumer Electronics. He has helped well-known companies including Palm Computing, Oracle, Fidelity Investments, Bank of America, Salesforce.com, CNET, Electronics for Imaging, Adobe Systems, The Learning Company, and The Well produce, test and release applications ranging from business productivity to educational multimedia titles - in English as well as a multitude of other languages.

The ICGSE 2009 Conference will be held in Limerick, Ireland at the University of Limerick July 13-16, 2009. For additional details on the conference, go to http://www.icgse.org.

LogiGear Corporation ( http://www.logigear.com) provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with hundreds of companies from the Fortune 500 to early-stage startups, creating unique solutions to exactly meet their needs. With facilities in the US and Asia, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality, while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

For more information, contact Joe Hughes at (650) 572-1400.

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