ThoughtWorks Studios to Demo Mingle Integration with Google Wave for Agile ALM

Keynote presentation at Enterprise 2.0 conference illustrates how Google Wave® can help transform IT management and Agile software development collaboration

SAN FRANCISCO, Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Nov. 4, 2009 — ThoughtWorks Studios, a global leader in Agile ALM tools and training, will demonstrate today an integration between its Mingle project management tool and Google Wave. Google and ThoughtWorks Studios will show how the two products can be used to improve IT collaboration and software development productivity with a joint demonstration during today’s keynote session at the Enterprise 2.0 conference.

“The Mingle integration with Google Wave demonstrates how Wave can improve IT productivity by enabling a new level of collaboration between enterprise software developers and the end customers using these services,” said Gregory D’Alesandre, product manager, Google Wave.

The demonstration shows a number of ways software development organizations can use Mingle to add structure and metadata to conversations in Google Wave. Users can create new Mingle artifacts by selecting simple text in Google Wave. They can also view and interact with Mingle card data automatically, and they can see which conversations in Google Wave reference specific cards in Mingle.

“One of the core principles of Agile software development is improved collaboration and efficiency, and the integration of Mingle with Google Wave offers a great example of how enterprise IT can use the technology,” said Chad Wathington, vice president, product development at ThoughtWorks Studios. “Having a rich graphical environment to share and update data as it relates to the entire software development lifecycle certainly aligns with our strategy to offer an adaptive, flexible Agile ALM solution that leapfrogs traditional methods for planning, building and deploying great software faster and with more accuracy.”

To learn more about the Google Wave and Mingle integration, click here

About ThoughtWorks Studios
ThoughtWorks Studios is a global leader in Agile ALM tools and training. Its products and services are used by organizations as a foundation for sustainable Agile adoption, where project management, automation and engineering best practices are required. The company’s Adaptive ALM solution provides a platform for managing all aspects of the software development lifecycle, from requirements definition and project management to test automation, quality assurance and release management. The three products that make up Adaptive ALMMingle (project management)Twist (test automation) and Cruise (release management), are available as an integrated solution or as stand-alone products. The company also provides in-depth training courses that cover all aspects of Agile ALM through it Agile Workshops series. Backed as an independent division of ThoughtWorks®, the pioneering leader in Agile development and best-practices, ThoughtWorks Studios’ customers include 3M, Barclays, BBC, eBay, Honeywell, McGraw-Hill, Rackspace and Vodafone. It is headquartered in San Francisco and Bangalore, with offices in London and select cities in Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, please visit www.thoughtworks-studios.com.

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