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What’s in the Summer 2016 Issue of Better Software Magazine?

The summer issue of Better Software magazine is now live! This issue includes a number of articles that emphasize state-of-the-art practices in the IoT, DevOps, and product-driven process, in addition to highlighting the roles of QA, women, and Millennials and the benefits they can bring to your organization.

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Ken Whitaker
Women Who Test Event Looking to Even the Playing Field

TechWell is highlighting the strides women have made in the growing testing profession by featuring the Women Who Test summit at STARWEST. This full-day event, which will be October 2, is aimed toward women in the industry looking to network with other women passionate about software testing.

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Josiah Renaudin
Barbie: I Can’t Be a Computer Engineer

A book called Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer may have had good intentions, but in the story, Barbie is incapable of doing more than designing a game—it's the men who do all the coding. What does this say about the challenge of engaging girls in computer science? How can we help that?

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Heather Shanholtzer
Women in Technology Redux

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, is the latest of many male technology leaders who has stuck his foot firmly in his mouth on the topic of female advancement. His comments raise questions on just how far women have come and what can be done to implement fairer and more effective hiring practices.

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Beth Cohen
Can Womens' Diversity Be Found via Exclusion or Inclusion?

Conferences and training programs that focus solely on women are on the rise. Although all of this focus on women's diversity is a way to enable them to step up and obtain better prospects, it leaves us to question whether the diversity lies in their exclusion or inclusion as a group.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Women in Technology—More Important Than Ever

Women in technology are still far from equal, yet now more than ever the industry needs the diversity and talent that women bring. Beth Cohen analyzes the grim statistics of women in IT and why those in technology fields should encourage the inclusion of more women.

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Beth Cohen
Mind the Gender Gap: Getting Women into Computer Science Careers

Today, just a quarter of all Americans in computer-related occupations are women. Why is this field with such a promising outlook attracting so few female candidates? This story takes a look at what's deterring women and why it's important for everyone that they be represented in the tech workforce.

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Beth Romanik
Women in the World of Information Technology

Rajini Padmanaban looks at the current role of women in the world of information technology, and how individuals and companies are working to get more women involved in technology fields.

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Rajini Padmanaban