Adding Requirements to your Development Process: What’s new in DevSpec

Product Manager, Vineet Agarwal will demonstrate the benefits of utilizing the requirement management features in DevSpec and DevSuite. This 45-minute presentation will also discuss the following items:

  • Establishing multi-level relationship tree amongst requirements
  • Requirement planning with product roadmap
  • Managing multi-level requirements using MS Word-addin
  • Integrating requirement management with product backlog
  • Assigning requirement and product backlog to development sprint for agile and milestone, for non-agile projects.

By |July 21st, 2013|Categories: Events, News, Past Events|Comments Off on Adding Requirements to your Development Process: What’s new in DevSpec

TechExcel Named to SD Times 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year

Recognized for Leadership and Innovation in Application Lifecycle Management and Development Tools


LAFAYETTE, CALIF. – June 14, 2013 – TechExcel, a leading provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions, has been named to the SD Times 100 2013 for its leadership and innovation in the ALM and development tools market. This is the fifth consecutive year TechExcel has won the award recognizing key companies driving the art of software development.

“We are proud to be recognized once again for our contributions to the software development industry,” said Dr. Tieren Zhou, TechExcel Founder and Chief Software Architect. “The award this year reflects our commitment to helping developers be more productive, enhancing communication and collaboration across distributed teams, and increase an organizations ability to be more Agile.”

Judged by the editors of SD Times, the SD Times 100 recognizes the top innovators and leaders in multiple software development industry areas. Winning criteria included considering each company’s technology offering, how they advanced the software development industry, and reputation and buzz generated within the industry.

The SD Times 100 2013 was published in the June 2013 issue of BZ Media’s SD Times and is available online at https://sdt.bz/51682.
About TechExcel
TechExcel is a privately held software company dedicated to developing intelligent software solutions to optimize today’s business processes. A leading provider of integrated IT service management, customer support and application lifecycle management solutions, TechExcel seamlessly integrates Web, wireless, and client/server technologies to provide companies with the power and flexibility needed to better manage their business.

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Lafayette, California, TechExcel maintains over 1,500 customers in 43 countries and regions in the world, including 20% of global top 500 enterprises. For more information, visit https://www.techexcel.com.

By |June 24th, 2013|Categories: News, press releases 2014 & before|Comments Off on TechExcel Named to SD Times 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year

TechExcel Announces ServiceWise and CustomerWise 9.2


LAFAYETTE, CALIF. – June 3, 2013 – TechExcel Inc., a leading provider of IT Service Management and customer support software, today announced the release of ServiceWise and CustomerWise 9.2. The latest release of the company’s helpdesk software (ServiceWise) and customer support solution (CustomerWise) includes new features and enhancements that help enterprises more effectively optimize their IT infrastructure and obtain real-time ROI of their marketing, sales and customer service campaigns. TechExcel will host a live webinar showcasing ServiceWise and CustomerWise 9.2 on June 20th at 11:00 AM (Pacific). To register for this free event, visit https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/672642426.

“We are dedicated to developing intelligent solutions that help our customers optimize their business processes,” said Dr. Tieren Zhou, TechExcel Founder and Chief Software Architect. “Integration with Google Analytics takes this even further by enabling them to connect advertising dollars with lead tracking, marketing, and sales efforts to obtain actual ROI statistics and a deeper understanding of their audiences.”

Google Analytics Integration
ServiceWise and CustomerWise now include integration with Google Analytics, enabling users to obtain actual ROI metrics from online forms created using TechExcel FormWise. A web-based add-on module, FormWise allows users to create fully customized online forms and integrate them directly within their workflow processes for streamlined data gathering, lead tracking, and form storage. The integration with Google Analytics enables linking dynamic content to marketing, lead tracking, and sales events to improve customer experiences and boost bottom lines. With each web click activity linked with Google Analytics, data can be viewed per customer, per ticket, and per event to measure conversion rates, sales qualification rates, and verified lead value.

New & Improved Email Announcement for Marketing and […]

By |June 4th, 2013|Categories: News, press releases 2014 & before|Comments Off on TechExcel Announces ServiceWise and CustomerWise 9.2

TechExcel DevSuite Facilitates IEC 62304 and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Regulatory Compliance for Medical Device Manufacturers


LAFAYETTE, CALIF. – May 20, 2013 – TechExcel Inc., a leading provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions, today announced availability of TechExcel DevSuite for Medical Device Software Development, an industry-proven lifecycle management solution that helps medical device manufacturers bring products to market faster and ensures development processes are complaint with global regulations including FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and IEC 62304.

Streamlining development processes while verifying software quality and complying with strict regulatory requirements is a challenge for medical device companies.  TechExcel helps overcome these challenges with a comprehensive lifecycle management solution that provides end-to-end quality test management; complete traceability and visibility; and supports distributed and multiple methodology development.

TechExcel DevSuite is an integrated platform for project planning, issue tracking, task tracking, and quality management that ensures software is produced consistently and efficiently across the entire software development lifecycle.  TechExcel DevSuite for Medical Device Software Development is a preconfigured system with integrated best practices for achieving and demonstrating compliance with FDA guidelines and medical device industry standards for software development.  System features include:

  • Built-in configurable templates for FDA and IEC compliance
  • Out-of-the-box support for FDA General Principles for Software Validation
  • End-to-end software defect prevention, verification and validation
  • Full traceability for all artifacts through the entire SDLC
  • Complete transparency with on-demand reporting and traceability metrics

“The toughest challenge facing medical device manufacturers is juggling increased regulatory scrutiny and time-to-market pressures,” said Dr. Tieren Zhou, TechExcel Founder and Chief Software Architect.  “TechExcel DevSuite for Medical Device Software Development provides these organizations with a proven solution for streamlining workflow; increasing productivity and collaboration across multi-site development, operations and administration teams; and is tailored specifically to help incorporate sustainable processes that ensure continuous regulatory compliance.”
Companies worldwide rely […]
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TechExcel DevSuite 9.2 Boosts Enterprise Agility

LAFAYETTE, CALIF. – March 26, 2013 – TechExcel Inc., a leading provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions, today announced general availability of DevSuite 9.2, their integrated platform for project planning, issue tracking, task tracking, and quality management.

DevSuite 9.2 introduces a new version of the DevTrack Windows Client application for advanced users. Requested by customers worldwide, this powerful new Windows based user interface adds many functions to enhance productivity. DevSuite 9.2 also includes MyDevSuite support for iPad and Android tablet users without the need to install additional servers. DevSuite customers can now use the mobile device native user interface for online and offline access to DevTrack tasks, DevSpec requirements, and for knowledge documents.

Based on patented technology, DevSuite 9.2 introduces Idea and IdeaBook support to manage knowledge, documents, image, video, and other digital assets. IdeaBook provides a powerful way to create online books using MS Word and Idea conversion. This technology converts MS Word documents to ideas “on the fly” for effective user guide and online help authoring.

TechExcel will host a live webinar showcasing how DevSuite 9.2 can be used to integrate Requirements and Quality Management with Agile and waterfall development on April 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM (PDT). Registration for this one-hour event is at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/889614802.

“TechExcel is dedicated to improving our customer’s experience with an enterprise level ALM solution that sports “best of breed” functionality and a user interface optimized for ease of use and productivity.” said Dr. Tieren Zhou, TechExcel Founder and Chief Software Architect. “DevSuite 9.2 continues this commitment by providing two major enhancements. User interfaces specifically designed for Web, Windows Client, iPad, and Android Tablet users as well as IdeaBooks that provide a […]

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Better Software Conference West

Discover the Better Software Conference West and you’ll become a better, more informed software professional with an outward, customer-focused view of development. Learn about the latest tools, trends, and issues regarding project management, people and teams, software testing and QA, software requirements, process improvement, metrics, design, and architecture.

By |July 9th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

DevSuite Multi-site for Geographically Distributed Teams

Director of Product Management, Jason Hammon will demonstrate how TechExcel’s DevSuite Multi-site architecture enables collaborative and flexible agile development across teams.

Modern software development involves multiple teams located across the globe. With built-in Multi-site support, DevSuite 9.0 enables globally distributed teams to work and collaborate

as if co-located by providing each team with a local server from which they can perform all their tasks. This server automatically syncs all changes with a System Master Site. Enabling

LAN-speed over the WAN for daily operations like viewing and editing tasks, reporting, and downloading design documents. This can easily save 20+ minutes a day per team member.

When totaled throughout the year, this becomes a significant cost saving as well as leading to gains in productivity and quality.

The DevSuite Multi-site architecture also provides 24×7 availability and can easily scale by adding additional servers to meet the increased demand for processing power or distribution.

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What’s new in DevSuite 9.0

Watch the Recorded Webinar Now

Senior Product Manager, Alex Perec will demonstrate all new features and enhancements of DevSuite 9.0 in detail.

The latest version of DevSuite features:

  • Multi-site support for globally distributed development
  • MS Word integration for requirements and specifications
  • Full application lifecycle traceability
  • Sprint planning views
  • Native iPad and Android tablet applications
  • DevSpec Light and KnowledgeWise Light available for existing DevTrack users
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TechExcel Unveils MyDevSuite for iPad and Android Tablets

LAFAYETTE, CALIF. – June 11, 2012 – TechExcel Inc., a leading provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions, today announced a new tablet application for DevSuite, the company’s integrated platform for requirements management, implementation tracking and quality management. MyDevSuite is an add-on module that enables DevSuite users to access requirements, tasks and bugs anytime, anywhere via their iPad and Android tablets. A webinar demonstrating the features and benefits of MyDevSuite will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Registration for this free, interactive presentation is available at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/512923602.

“Development teams frequently need to perform tasks, check the status of projects, or communicate with other teams members when they are away from their computers,” said Dr. Tieren Zhou, TechExcel Founder and Chief Software Architect. “With simplified ALM applications running natively on iPad and Android tablets, MyDevSuite helps development organizations remain productive when team members are out of the office.”

The rapid adoption of smart mobile devices is changing the way organizations accommodate how employees work. MyDevSuite leverages this growing trend to ensure projects stay on track and help maximize developer productivity.

With MyDevSuite installed on their iPad and Android tablets, users can see all their development releases, milestones, and sprint folders as well as the tasks assigned under each development milestone or sprint. Requirement documents are also automatically converted into easy to read PDF or image formats that can be viewed and synchronized with audio recordings. Users can also easily record a document voiceover and synchronize it with annotations and page/position/mouse movements.

MyDevSuite also includes integrated Kloud meeting capabilities for real-time communication and collaboration across smart mobile devices. Users can share screens and audio presentations with other users, allowing them to view requirement documents and actions/annotations […]

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TechExcel Named SD Times 100 Winner for Fourth Consecutive Year

LAFAYETTE, CALIF. – June 8, 2012 – TechExcel, a leading provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions, has once again been named to the 2012 SD Times 100 for its leadership and innovation in the ALM market. This is the fourth consecutive year TechExcel has won the award recognizing key companies driving the art of software development.

“The software development industry has always been competitive, and this year’s difficult horse-race showed that there’s more than one way to thrive in challenging economic climate” said Alan Zeichick, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of BZ Media’s SD Times. “When calling the winners of the 2012 SD Times 100, the editors carefully considered each organization’s products and services, industry thought leadership, and reputation with enterprise development managers. Thanks to companies like TechExcel, software developers always know the winning ticket.”

“We are proud to once again be recognized for our contributions to the software development industry,” said TechExcel President and CEO Dr. Tieren Zhou. “This year’s award reflects our continued commitment to offering a complete suite of integrated tools that can be customized to adapt to any development methodology and provides a full, holistic view of ALM that increases the value output of an enterprise.”

Judged by the editors of SD Times, the SD Times 100 recognizes the top innovators and leaders in multiple software development industry areas. Winning criteria included considering each company’s technology offering, how they advanced the software development industry, and reputation and buzz generated within the industry.

The 2012 SD Times 100 was published in the June 2012 issue of BZ Media’s SD Times and is available online at https://sdt.bz/36641.

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By |June 8th, 2012|Categories: News, press releases 2014 & before|Comments Off on TechExcel Named SD Times 100 Winner for Fourth Consecutive Year