TopCoder to Present at Federal Department of Labor's 2011 National UI Directors' Conference

Collaboration and Open Innovation Best Practices Discussed by World Leader in Global Community-Based Development

Oct 18, 2011, 10:10 ET from TopCoder, Inc.

GLASTONBURY, Conn., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., today announced that the company will be participating in the 2011 National UI Directors' Conference October 19th in Providence, Rhode Island. Part of the "Breaking State Borders and Paradigms: Collaborative and Innovative Software Development Models" track, the TopCoder presentation will focus on best practices in collaborative environments to yield high value outcomes and harnessing large virtual communities to produce high value outcomes.


TopCoder is the world's most elite global community of more than 315,000 software developers and digital creative professionals. One of the more profound management paradigm shifts taking place in business today, TopCoder is leading the evolution of the traditional corporate enterprise into the "new corporation" structured around virtual communities of workers and clients.

"States and Federal government agencies need to work smarter by collaborating and sharing resources and solutions with each other to create critical systems," said Rob Hughes, President and COO of TopCoder, Inc. "Integration of software engineering innovation in today's environment can be greatly enhanced by an understanding of how to build successful collaborative communities and the use of outcomes-based management best practices."

About ITSC

On October 1, 2009 the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) and the Center for Employment Security Education and Research (CESER) became home to the Unemployment Insurance Information Technology Support Center (ITSC). The Information Technology Support Center was established as a national resource by the United States Department of Labor, to assist all state Unemployment Insurance agencies in the area of Unemployment Insurance Information Technology. The ITSC management team is responsible for operations and oversight of new and ongoing projects.

About TopCoder, Inc.

TopCoder is the world's largest competitive software development community with more than 315,000 developers representing over 200 countries. 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. For more information about sponsoring TopCoder events and utilizing TopCoder's software services and platforms, visit

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Jim McKeown
TopCoder, Inc.

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