If you live in Germany – or happen to be there in early May – then do not miss TeamConf 2010, Germany’s biggest conference on Application Lifecycle Management and Test/Quality Assurance with Visual Studio 2010, May 5th– 6th 2010 (plus deep-dive-workshops on May 4th). – Keynotes by Jason Zander and Jeff Sutherland

Day 1 – May 5th – consists of three major tracks and is perfect for development leads, ALM professionals, project leads, testers/QA professionals, senior developers, IT leads, decision makers, software architects and software development managers:

(1) Perspectives on Application Lifecycle Management: Users of our technology tell their individual story: What are the benefits of using Microsoft’s ALM platform, what works well, what needs improvement, how to integrate other platforms like Java/Eclipse and so on. This track includes case studies and sessions by major German companies like Commerzbank, Lexware, and Nero.

(2) Components of Modern Software Development:  Software development has long become more than just the production of source code; project management, testing/QA, business analysis, process management, agile and formal and lean processes, governance, competitive advantages through custom applications, and user experience have become major factors. This track gives you the inspiration and knowledge you need to connect all these.

(3) Solutions for an integrated end-to-end quality assurance and efficient testing model: This track is all about our new testing/QA tools; leading partners and early adopters from the German Test/QA industry demonstrate the value of our tools under real-world-conditions…

Day 2 – May 6th – is for developers and testers and tells you everything you want to know about the brand new Visual Studio 2010. The list of speakers includes independent German ALM heroes like Neno Loje, and Christian Binder from Microsoft Germany.

The full agenda is available online: www.teamconf.de – Tickets are cheaper if you book before April 1st 2010.