Rational Software Developer Conference

IBM on Friday announced hosting of the first Rational Software Development Conference in India from September 7 to 9.

business Updated: Sep 26, 2005 16:08 IST

IBMon Fridayannounced hosting of the first Rational Software Development Conference in India from September seven to nine.

The conference, to be held in Bangalore, would serve as a platform for developers to connect with their peers in the global developer community and industry-thought leaders, according to a press release.

With India slated to experience one of the highest growth rates in professional software developers between 2003 and 2008 (with compound annual growth rates of 24.5 per cent respectively) IBM is now extending this event, earlier held in the US, to the ASEAN region for the first time, it said.

The event would have keynote sessions and presentations by industry leaders, including Lee Nackman, CTO and rational software exponent and IBM's additional experts on software leadership and application development directions.

The speakers would also include, RG Gopalakrishnan, COO Infosys Technologies and K Ananth Krishnan, Vice President Tata Consultancy Services Limited.

The conference would include a special session for introduction to the rational Software Development Platform - a track that introduces new users to IBM's integrated tools and services based on open Eclipse framework and closely aligns business development and operations, enabling teams to identify and work towards a shared set of business goals.

First Published: Sep 26, 2005 16:08 IST