GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced that company Founder Jack Hughes will participate in the B2B Forum in Boston on Tuesday, June 14th . Hughes will join social media and open enterprise industry expert and author Paul Gillin in an analysis of the five critical success factors that drive B2B online customer communities.
Hughes will present crucial lessons learned from first hand experience in building TopCoder and TopCoder Studio into two of the world's most elite competitive global communities for software developers and digital creatives respectively. One of the more profound management paradigm shifts taking place in business today, TopCoder, Inc. is leading the evolution of the traditional corporate enterprise into the "new corporation" structured around virtual communities and open innovation.
For more information on the B2B Forum program, visit: http://www.marketingprofs.com/events/business-to-business-forum-2011/program#ixzz1NU0fIazV
About TopCoder, Inc.
TopCoder is the world's largest competitive software development community with more than 295,000 developers representing over 200 countries. TopCoder hosts the largest and most comprehensive developer ratings and performance metrics available. The TopCoder community builds software for a wide-ranging client base through a competitive, rigorous, standards based methodology. This methodology results in a highly consistent set of software components allowing a software-as-parts approach to application development. TopCoder makes this large library of software components built through competition available to all of our clients. Utilizing a world-wide member base and this library, TopCoder seeks to lower the cost of software development while increasing both the speed at which applications can be developed and the quality of the ultimate application. For more information about sponsoring TopCoder events and utilizing TopCoder's software services and platforms, visit www.topcoder.com.
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