Rational Software Chief Scientist Grady Booch Keynotes at The Software Development Conference & Expo in San Jose

Several Rational Experts to Lead Sessions at Conference



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Rational Software

    LEXINGTON, Mass., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Rational Software
 (Nasdaq:   RATL), the e-development company, today announced that three Rational
 experts will present at the Software Development Conference & Expo, April 8-
 12, 2001 in San Jose.
     Grady Booch, well known throughout the industry for his work on software
 architecture, modeling and software engineering processes, will present a
 keynote titled, "Software Development of the Web, for the Web and by the Web."
 Booch's presentation will look at a day in the life of a developer working as
 a member of a virtual project team and explore what can be done to achieve a
 "frictionless surface" for development.  Booch will be taking the stage at
 noon on Tuesday, April 10.
     In addition to Booch's presentation, Brian Bryson, a Rational evangelist,
 will address core challenges facing software quality in the near future in his
 session titled " Testing to Ensure Quality by Design." His presentation
 identifies 21 research problems for software testing grouped into five major
 areas; unified science of software testing, reuse of test patterns, practical
 process, meaningful metrics and design for testability. Bryson will be
 presenting at the Birds of a Feather session on Wednesday, April 11 at 4:15
 pm.
     Dave Locke, director of Marketing for Requirements Management for Rational
 will discuss Requirements Management as an essential tool in the development
 of applications. He will take a closer look at the necessity of monitoring
 requirements throughout the cycle and the various techniques employed to track
 these requirements. Locke is an industry expert on the discipline of
 requirements management. He works with software development teams on how to
 implement requirements-based testing and analysis and how to achieve project
 success through effective requirements management. His session titled
 "Requirements Management: The Foundation For Successful Software Development"
 will be held on April 11, at 2:30 pm
     Rational Software will be exhibiting at booth #818.  For more information
 please visit the company's Web site at www.rational.com.
 
     About Rational Software Corporation
     Rational Software Corporation(R) (Nasdaq:   RATL), the e-development
 company, helps organizations develop and deploy software for e-business,
 infrastructure, and devices and embedded systems through a combination of
 tools, services and software engineering best practices. Rational's e-
 development solution helps organizations overcome the software development
 paradox by accelerating time to market while improving quality. Rational's
 integrated solution simplifies the process of acquiring, deploying and
 supporting a comprehensive software development platform, reducing total cost
 of ownership. IDC has recognized Rational as the revenue leader in multiple
 application development and deployment markets for four years in a row.
 Founded in 1981, Rational, one of the world's largest software companies, had
 revenues of $754 million in its twelve months ended December, 2000 and employs
 more than 4,000 people around the world. Rational is a component of the
 Nasdaq-100 Index(R). Additional information is available on the Internet at
 www.rational.com
 
 

SOURCE Rational Software
    LEXINGTON, Mass., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Rational Software
 (Nasdaq:   RATL), the e-development company, today announced that three Rational
 experts will present at the Software Development Conference & Expo, April 8-
 12, 2001 in San Jose.
     Grady Booch, well known throughout the industry for his work on software
 architecture, modeling and software engineering processes, will present a
 keynote titled, "Software Development of the Web, for the Web and by the Web."
 Booch's presentation will look at a day in the life of a developer working as
 a member of a virtual project team and explore what can be done to achieve a
 "frictionless surface" for development.  Booch will be taking the stage at
 noon on Tuesday, April 10.
     In addition to Booch's presentation, Brian Bryson, a Rational evangelist,
 will address core challenges facing software quality in the near future in his
 session titled " Testing to Ensure Quality by Design." His presentation
 identifies 21 research problems for software testing grouped into five major
 areas; unified science of software testing, reuse of test patterns, practical
 process, meaningful metrics and design for testability. Bryson will be
 presenting at the Birds of a Feather session on Wednesday, April 11 at 4:15
 pm.
     Dave Locke, director of Marketing for Requirements Management for Rational
 will discuss Requirements Management as an essential tool in the development
 of applications. He will take a closer look at the necessity of monitoring
 requirements throughout the cycle and the various techniques employed to track
 these requirements. Locke is an industry expert on the discipline of
 requirements management. He works with software development teams on how to
 implement requirements-based testing and analysis and how to achieve project
 success through effective requirements management. His session titled
 "Requirements Management: The Foundation For Successful Software Development"
 will be held on April 11, at 2:30 pm
     Rational Software will be exhibiting at booth #818.  For more information
 please visit the company's Web site at www.rational.com.
 
     About Rational Software Corporation
     Rational Software Corporation(R) (Nasdaq:   RATL), the e-development
 company, helps organizations develop and deploy software for e-business,
 infrastructure, and devices and embedded systems through a combination of
 tools, services and software engineering best practices. Rational's e-
 development solution helps organizations overcome the software development
 paradox by accelerating time to market while improving quality. Rational's
 integrated solution simplifies the process of acquiring, deploying and
 supporting a comprehensive software development platform, reducing total cost
 of ownership. IDC has recognized Rational as the revenue leader in multiple
 application development and deployment markets for four years in a row.
 Founded in 1981, Rational, one of the world's largest software companies, had
 revenues of $754 million in its twelve months ended December, 2000 and employs
 more than 4,000 people around the world. Rational is a component of the
 Nasdaq-100 Index(R). Additional information is available on the Internet at
 www.rational.com
 
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