Webcast: Using VSTS and Compuware TOGETHER for Tracing Requirements

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Using Optimal Trace and Visual Studio Team System to trace requirements from business need to application delivery

Compuware Webcast Details
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2007
Time: 11:00 AM Pacific / 2:00 PM Eastern
Webcast Length: One hour, including live Q&A
Fergal McGovern – Director, Requirements Management Solutions, Compuware Corporation

Randy Pagels – Developer Technology Specialist, Microsoft Corporation
Peter Varhol – Executive Editor, Redmond Magazine
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In this presentation we highlight the integration between Optimal Trace, a requirements definition and management solution from Compuware and Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. More IT and software organizations are focusing on the front of the application development lifecycle by starting with the elicitation and documentation of effective requirements to deliver more relevant business facing applications faster for competitive edge. Learn how you too can deliver what the business expects every time by leveraging business requirements through out the full application lifecycle using Optimal Trace. In addition we explain how important it is that requirement solutions such as Optimal Trace seamlessly integrate with Microsoft development and testing tools like Microsoft Visual Studio Team System and Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server.

About the Speakers:

Fergal McGovern, Director, Requirements Management Solutions, Compuware Corporation
Fergal McGovern has been a software development leader for nearly 20 years and is an expert in the use of structured requirements and processes throughout the project lifecycle. He has held senior technical positions at IONA Technologies, Ebeon and Fortune 1000 companies that include Dell, Kraft Foods, GTE, Bank of Montreal and Advantest.

Randy Pagels, Developer Technology Specialist, Microsoft Corporation
Randy Pagels is a Developer Technology specialist focusing on Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server. Prior to Microsoft Randy worked as a developer for DTE Energy for 16 years. His experience in architecture and development of web applications and ecommerce systems is award winning. As a long standing active member in the .Net community he has a solid understanding of the needs of developers, knowledge workers, and IT professionals in organizations of all sizes.

Peter Varhol, Executive Editor, Redmond Magazine
Peter Varhol is executive editor at Redmond Magazine, and has over twenty years experience in software development, software product management, and in academia as a college professor. He has graduate degrees in computer science and applied mathematics, and speaks frequently on technology topics at leading industry conferences.

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