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SolutionsIQ Agile Experts to Share Expertise on Automated Testing Tools at SD West Conference & Expo

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Mickey Phoenix Senior Software Engineer SolutionsIQ http://www.solutionsiq.com Phoenix is one of the leading experts in Agile development processes. He has been practicing Agile methods for nine years and carries more than 19 years of experience in software development. Phoenix primarily focuses on object-oriented design, legacy systems refactoring, and test driven development. He is one of the core developers of the open source testing tool, Story Test IQ and a Certified ScrumMaster. Formerly, Phoenix was founder and principal of the consulting form, Stray Cat Software, whose clients included IBM. Rand Huso Software Development Engineer SolutionsIQ http://www.solutionsiq.com Huso is a software engineer, certified ScrumMaster, and a practitioner of Agile methods. With more than 28 years of software development experience, his roles have included software architect, team lead, senior developer, and lead designer. He began using object oriented methods in 1988 and is one of the first authors on meteorological forecast and analysis models. Huso holds an M.S. in Computer Systems from AFIT, Chi Epsilon Pi (Meteorology Honor Society) from Texas A&M University, and a B.S. in Engineering-Physics from PLU in Tacoma. What: Phoenix and Huso will share their knowledge with participants on how to make automated acceptance tests readable by the business people who help to specify them. Subject matter experts and product owners can assist in verifying the test content and can use the test script as a living, executable requirements document. To produce more client-readable test scripts, testing tools need to support the business terms used on each project. Participants will learn why no out-of-the-box automated testing tool can provide business terms for all possible customers and projects. This course will explore different mechanisms for and levels of domain specific testing language support: extensible scripting languages, hierarchical abstraction, inheritable extension by different organizational entities, and test component extraction and re-use. Where: Software Development Conference & Expo West Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great American Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 When: Thursday, Mar. 6, 2008 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (Pacific) To Register: http://www.sdexpo.com/2008/west/register.htm Contact: For more information on SolutionsIQ or to set up an interview please contact Christie Denniston at Catapult PR-IR at 303-581-7760 or cdenniston@catapultpr-ir.com SOURCE SolutionsIQ

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Who: Mickey Phoenix Senior Software Engineer SolutionsIQ http://www.solutionsiq.com Phoenix is one of the leading experts in Agile development processes. He has been practicing Agile methods for nine years and carries more than 19 years of experience in software development. Phoenix primarily focuses on object-oriented design, legacy systems refactoring, and test driven development. He is one of the core developers of the open source testing tool, Story Test IQ and a Certified ScrumMaster. Formerly, Phoenix was founder and principal of the consulting form, Stray Cat Software, whose clients included IBM. Rand Huso Software Development Engineer SolutionsIQ http://www.solutionsiq.com Huso is a software engineer, certified ScrumMaster, and a practitioner of Agile methods. With more than 28 years of software development experience, his roles have included software architect, team lead, senior developer, and lead designer. He began using object oriented methods in 1988 and is one of the first authors on meteorological forecast and analysis models. Huso holds an M.S. in Computer Systems from AFIT, Chi Epsilon Pi (Meteorology Honor Society) from Texas A&M University, and a B.S. in Engineering-Physics from PLU in Tacoma. What: Phoenix and Huso will share their knowledge with participants on how to make automated acceptance tests readable by the business people who help to specify them. Subject matter experts and product owners can assist in verifying the test content and can use the test script as a living, executable requirements document. To produce more client-readable test scripts, testing tools need to support the business terms used on each project. Participants will learn why no out-of-the-box automated testing tool can provide business terms for all possible customers and projects. This course will explore different mechanisms for and levels of domain specific testing language support: extensible scripting languages, hierarchical abstraction, inheritable extension by different organizational entities, and test component extraction and re-use. Where: Software Development Conference & Expo West Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great American Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 When: Thursday, Mar. 6, 2008 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Pacific) To Register: http://www.sdexpo.com/2008/west/register.htm Contact: For more information on SolutionsIQ or to set up an interview please contact Christie Denniston at Catapult PR-IR at 303-581-7760 or cdenniston@catapultpr-ir.com

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