CollabNet’s Dan Rawsthorne to Present at Agile Development Practices West and Better Software Conference

Certified Scrum Trainer to Discuss Release Planning and “Story-o-types” at Annual Software Development Conferences

BRISBANE, Calif., June 2, 2010 — CollabNet®, the leader in agile application lifecycle management (agile ALM) in the Cloud, announced today that Dan Rawsthorne, a Certified Scrum Trainer at CollabNet, is scheduled to present at this year’s Agile Development Practices West and Better Software Conference. Attendees of either conference can attend Rawsthorne’s half-day tutorial, “Release planning: A strategy for success,” in which he will outline “rules of thumb” for developing a release strategy. At Agile Development Practices West, Rawsthorne will present “Story-o-types: The patterns within stories,” in which he will discuss the commonalities among the stories that make up a backlog. The two conferences are co-located and will be held June 6-11, 2010 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. More information about CollabNet is available at www.collab.net.

WHO: Dan Rawsthorne, Certified Scrum Trainer, CollabNet
WHAT: Rawsthorne will present a half-day tutorial, “Release planning: A strategy for success,” for attendees of both Agile Development Practices West and Better Software Conference. In the tutorial, he will outline his “rules of thumb” for developing a release strategy and spending game plan.

Rawsthorne will also present a second session, “Story-o-types: The patterns within stories,” at Agile Development Practices West. In this session, he will discuss “story-o-types”—the patterns that define the commonalities among stories—and provide sample tasks and criteria that make planning and backlog grooming easier and more consistent.
WHEN: “Release planning: A strategy for success”
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Room: Pompei III

“Story-o-types: The patterns within stories”
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Room: Pompei IV
WHERE: Agile Development Practices West and Better Software Conference
Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nev. 89109

About CollabNet

CollabNet leads the industry in agile application lifecycle management (agile ALM) in the Cloud. The CollabNet TeamForge® ALM platform, CollabNet Subversion software configuration management (SCM) solution, and ScrumWorks® project and program management software enable teams using any environment, methodology, and technology to increase productivity by up to 50% and to reduce the cost of software development by up to 80%. The company also offers training, including Certified ScrumMaster training, software development process improvement services, and an innovative community management approach to driving enterprise development success. As the founder of the open source Subversion project, CollabNet has collaborative development for distributed teams in its DNA. Millions of users at more than 2,500 organizations, including Applied Biosystems, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, Reuters, and the U.S. Department of Defense, have transformed the way they develop software with CollabNet. For more information, visit www.collab.net.

Press Release
June 02, 2010