CollabNet to Host Free "Agile ALM for Distributed Development" Virtual Conference

Fully Interactive, Real-Time Conference and Expo to Feature Live Educational Sessions and Discussions About Agile Application Development

BRISBANE, Calif., April 6, 2010 — CollabNet®, the leader in Agile application lifecycle management (Agile ALM), today announced that it is hosting its first-ever live virtual conference and expo, “Agile ALM for Distributed Development,” on April 15, 2010. The conference has two tracks: one tailored for a business audience, which will feature sessions such as “Trends, challenges, and success with Agile ALM,” and another tailored for a technical audience, which will feature presentations such as “Subversion in the Agile enterprise.”

More information about the free conference, including registration information, is at http://www.open.collab.net/news/events/virtualConf2010. Content from the conference will be available at www.collab.net for 90 days after the event.

Agile ALM platforms enable development teams using Agile, alone or in combination with other methods, to manage all phases of the software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering through release. Agile ALM unites business users and developers, provides cross-team visibility, and enables organizations to reduce their time to market and infrastructure costs while increasing software quality. The CollabNet TeamForge® platform addresses these challenges both for distributed users and for teams scaling from the workgroup to the enterprise.

WHO: Keynote speakers include Bill Portelli, chief executive officer, and Jack Repenning, chief technology officer, CollabNet. Presenters from CollabNet and CollabNet partners Hewlett-Packard and Black Duck will lead additional sessions.
WHAT: CollabNet’s “Agile ALM for Distributed Development” Virtual Conference and Expo is a free, one-day event for business and technical professionals interested in learning how Agile technologies can enhance efficiency in an organization. Topics to be discussed include Agile, ALM, the CollabNet TeamForge platform, open source, governance, Subversion, and cloud computing.
WHEN: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. PDT
Thursday, April 15, 2010
WHERE:      Login information will be sent upon registration.

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
April 06, 2010