TechExcel CEO and Chief Software Architect Kicks off Webcast Series 2007 Application Lifecycle Management visionary, Dr. Tieren Zhou, Ph.D. to provide expertise and insight into the new paradigm in ALM

Lafayette, California (EastBayDaily) — TechExcel, Inc., the leading provider of knowledge-centric Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) software solutions, today announced that Dr. Tieren Zhou, CEO and Chief Software Architect, will kick-off TechExcel Webcast Series 2007 with two live webcasts “Enabling mature development processes with knowledge-centric Application Lifecycle Management,” airing Wednesday, January 24, 10:00 AM Pacific and Wednesday, January 31, 8:30 AM Pacific. Registration and conferencing information may be found at: TechExcel Live Webcast Series 2007 Registration

Dr. Zhou will explore ALM mega-trends and the future of ALM solutions and how knowledge-centric ALM can be used to manage multiple projects with different development methodologies including Agile, Waterfall, Iterative Development, and others and then provide a sneak preview into TechExcel DevSuite 7.0. Participants can learn how DevSuite supports distributed and/or outsourced teams to be seamlessly connected.

About Dr. Zhou

Dr. Zhou is an expert in the growing field of Knowledge-centric Application Lifecycle Management for distributed development teams and uniting service and support with development. His vision is to bring order to the underlying chaos of software design planning and implementation. TechExcel’s ALM solutions have been designed specifically to manage every aspect of the software lifecycle, from concept to delivery. His doctoral work focused on laboratory automation, conceptual modeling, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Zhou received his Master’s degree in Computer Science and his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Kansas State University.

Registration and conferencing information may be found at: TechExcel Live Webcast Series 2007 Registration

About TechExcel Webcast Series 2007

The TechExcel Webcast Series provides a convenient and economical way to bring a wide range of topics that are critical to both the development and IT service and support communities. Featuring industry visionaries and timely topics, the TechExcel Webcast Series is an ideal medium for many individuals to participate from around the US and across the globe. Link to for schedules and on-demand replays.

About TechExcel:

TechExcel develops and markets intelligent software solutions that bring greater efficiency and customer satisfaction to critical business processes. The company is best known for its suite of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) products that enable mature development methodologies to assist software development organizations bring better applications to the right market more efficiently.

TechExcel unifies the enterprise by bridging the gap between product development and service / support. This end-to-end environment empowers companies to optimize the relationship between these important organizations without sacrificing autonomy or business processes and provides a collaborative environment that significantly saves time and resources. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Lafayette, California, TechExcel maintains over 1,300 customers in more than 25 countries worldwide. For more information, visit or call 925/871-3900.


Maria Miller