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People attending a software conference Agile Tips to Make the Most of Conferences

Time spent at a conference is precious, so you should make sure there is a return on that investment. What better way than to leverage agile ideas? Here are a few tips based on the principles behind the Agile Manifesto—embrace change, collaborate with others, and more—for making the most of attending a conference.

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Jeffery Payne
Smiling woman attending a software conference 4 Tips for Convincing Your Boss to Send You to a Conference

You’ve found the industry conference you want to attend. You know the content at the event is going to help you grow your skills, and in your mind, the capital and time expenditure is clearly justified. So why is it not that easy to get your boss to agree? Here are four tips for convincing your boss to send you.

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Stasi Richmond
People attending a talk at the Agile Dev, Better Software & DevOps West conference Lessons Learned at the Agile Dev, Better Software & DevOps West Conference

The Agile Dev, Better Software & DevOps West conference was held in Las Vegas in early June. Coveros technical manager Gene Gotimer was a speaker at the event, but he also attended as a delegate, getting to experience the keynotes, sessions, Expo, and other parts of the software conference. Here are his takeaways.

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Gene Gotimer
People listening to a conference speaker 5 Strategies to Get Approval to Attend a Conference

Your organization isn’t in business to send you to trade shows, seminars, and fun-in-the-sun conferences. There has to be a solid business reason for you to attend, and you’ll improve the odds of getting the OK to go if you can make a comprehensive justification for going. Here are five things to focus on.

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Naomi Karten
Conference 10 Strategies to Get the Most out of Attending a Conference

Any time you get the opportunity to attend a conference, think of it as a chance to learn and bring some new ideas back to your team and company. It’s important to be intentional as you prepare and to know what you want to achieve. Here are ten strategies—and a worksheet—to help you get the most out of the experience.

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Greg Paskal
STAREAST Receives Glowing Reviews from This Year’s Attendees

TechWell pours hundreds of hours into STAREAST each year, and for the most recent conference, we saw a medley of interesting articles appear afterward written by happy attendees and vendors who represented their companies at the Orlando-based event.

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Josiah Renaudin
Registration for a Conference or Training Event Is Now Even Easier

If you registered for one of SQE/TechWell’s conferences or training in recent months, you may have noticed some new features during registration and on site. In case you missed them, here are a few of note that are making it easier for you to get started learning, networking, and enjoying the event.

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TechWell Contributor
Testers Donate Their Skills to Save Lives with Humanitarian Toolbox

When natural disasters strike, technology can streamline relief efforts. The charity Humanitarian Toolbox creates apps and maintains a “toolbox” of software and solutions for disaster aid organizations all over the world. Testers at STARWEST will donate their time and talents to the cause.

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Beth Romanik