Contributors to SearchSoftwareQuality

Current Contributors

  • Scott Allman

    Scott Allman’s is a software quality test manager who is inspired to write about software testing issues, especially automation. A software developer since the late 1960’s, Allman's career spans the educational, startup, aerospace, consulting, and enterprise spaces and touches four continents. He is a long-time member of the Software Quality Assurance of Denver, Colorado, USA (SQuAD).

  • Colin Armitage

    Original Software

    Colin Armitage is the CEO and the founder of The Original Software Group.

  • Kevin Beaver

    Principle Logic, LLC

    Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, writer, professional, speaker and expert witness with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC.

  • Crystal Bedell

    Crystal Bedell is an award-winning writer and editor specializing in business information technology.

  • Stephen J. Bigelow

    Senior Technology Editor

    Stephen J. Bigelow, senior technology editor in the Data Center and Virtualization media group, has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director

    Bridget Botelho joined TechTarget as a reporter in 2007 and has covered a variety of technologies and IT industry trends.

  • Sue Burk

    EBG Consulting

    Susan Burk is a Senior Associate with EBG Consulting, Inc.

  • Mike Chapple

    University of Notre Dame

    Mike Chapple, Ph. D., CISA, CISSP, is a senior director of IT with the University of Notre Dame.

  • Michael Cobb

    Michael Cobb , CISSP-ISSAP is a renowned security author with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry.

  • Dan Cornell

    Denim Group

    Dan Cornell investigates the application of secure coding and development techniques for Web-based software development methodologies.

  • Lisa Crispin

    Pivotal Labs

    An agile testing coach and practitioner, Lisa Crispin is the co-author, with Janet Gregory, of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (Addison-Wesley, 2009), and a contributor to Beautiful Testing (O'Reilly, 2009) and Testen in der Finanzwelt (2009).

  • Evan Dardano

    Boston-based freelance writer and editor.

  • Matthew David

    Kimberly Clarke

    Matthew is the leader for Kimberly-Clark's Mobile Center of Excellence and is responsible for establishing and enabling an agile and responsive vision and roadmap for the next generation of mobile application capabilities across the enterprise. He previously led the Mobile and Digital Innovation team at Lochbridge to develop solutions such as the GM OnStar program, Dole Fresh Fruit’s Digital Transformation, and led the Mobile Center of Excellence to deliver solutions that run on iPhones, Android devices, BlackBerry and Windows’ devices.

  • Caroline De Lacvivier

    Caroline de Lacvivier was the associate site editor for the Business Applications and Architecture media group's Application Development sites, for which she wrote, edited and prepared newsletters.

  • Howard Deiner

    Big Visible

  • James Denman

    James Denman is a former site editor for He also worked on and

  • Alan R. Earls

    Alan R. Earls is a freelance writer focused on business and technology.

  • Zachary Flower

    Freelance web developer and writer

    Zachary Flower is a freelance web developer with a need for usability. His background includes building projects and features for the National Security Agency and others.

  • Yvette Francino

    Yvette Francino has over 20 years of experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including 11 years at IBM and 10.5 years at Sun Microsystems.

  • Colleen Frye

    Colleen has been a regular contributor to and as well as other TechTarget websites for some time now. Before this, she was an editor on Software Magazine and ESD Magazine before that. Frye has a breadth of experience writing about topics that range from SOA governance to infrastructure, from open source architecture tools to application integration.

  • Robin F. Goldsmith

    Go Pro Management, Inc.

  • Mary Gorman

    EBG Consulting

    Mary Gorman, vice president of quality and delivery at EBG Consulting, is an expert business analyst, facilitator, coach and trainer.

  • Ellen Gottesdiener

    EBG Consulting

    Ellen Gottesdiener, co-founder and principal with EBG Consulting, is an internationally recognized facilitator, coach, trainer and speaker.

  • Jason Grant

    Jason Grant is an expert in the UX/UI world and is the contributor for SearchSoftwareQuality's newest Inside UX column.

  • Rick Grey


  • Matt Heusser

    Excelon Development

  • T.J. Houpes

    Products Editor

    Products Editor, TechTarget

  • Sean Janson

    Sean Janson is a freelance writer and editor who has worked in a variety of fields for ten years. Sean has edited and contributed to a number of business and technology-focused textbooks and articles for Cengage, Wiley Blackwell, The Baffler, and The Pheonix.

  • Karen N. Johnson

  • Mike Jones


    With more than 25 years of experience in the application development market, Mike Jones is a software industry veteran having worked in a wide range of IT shops. He currently serves as a Regional Sales Director for OutSystems, a provider of Agile-based application development environments.

  • Nari Kannan

    Nari Kannan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of appsparq Inc., a Louisville, Kentucky-based mobile applications consulting company.

  • Brian Kirsch

    Milwaukee Area Technical College

    Brian Kirsch is an IT architect and instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College. He has been in IT for over 20 years and holds many certifications.

  • Cameron Laird

    Phaseit, Inc.

  • Doug Laney


    Doug Laney is VP of Research, Business Analytics and Information Management at Gartner.

  • George Lawton

    George Lawton is a journalist based near San Francisco, Calif. Over the last 15 years he has written over 2,000 stories for publications about computers, communications, knowledge management, business, health and other areas which interest him.

  • Jennifer Lent

    Jennifer Lent spent some time as site editor for and is now a major contributor of news, tips and expert opinions.

  • Ben Linders

    Ben Linders consults with clients on matters of software quality, Agile software development, lean development processes and continuous improvement.

  • Betty Luedke

    Betty Luedke is a recognized expert in Requirements Definition and Management (RDM) leveraging processes, techniques and supportive technology that enable effective business and IT collaboration.

  • Baher Malek

  • Ryan Martens

  • Brein Matturro


    Brein is the site editor for SearchSoftwareQuality.

  • Cameron McKenzie


  • Chris McMahon

    Wikimedia Foundation

  • Paul McMahon

    PEM Systems

    Paul E. McMahon, Principal, PEM Systems, helps large and small organizations as they move toward increased agility and process maturity.

  • Jim Molini


    James Molini is a senior program manager at Microsoft, working in the Azure Active Directory organization. He has more than 25 years experience in the field of Information Security, including extensive experience in system and software security, intrusion detection, and risk management.

  • Vasudeva Naidu

  • Jodie Ng

    Editorial Assistant

    Jodie Ng is an editorial assistant for TechTarget's Editorial Application Development team. She is currently completing her undergraduate studies at Northeastern University.

  • Tom Nolle

    CIMI Corporation

    Tom Nolle is the president of CIMI Corporation, a strategic consulting firm specializing in telecommunications and data communications. Learn more about Tom Nolle.

  • Gerie Owen

    Gerie Owen specializes in test-driven development.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

    Beth Pariseau is a senior news writer for the Cloud/DevOps group at TechTarget.

  • Eric Parizo

    Senior Analyst

    Eric B. Parizo is senior analyst at Current Analysis.

  • Kevin Parker

    Serena Software

    Kevin Parker is a 30 year industry veteran, holder of three technology patents and is VP and Chief Evangelist at Serena Software.

  • Greg Reber

  • Amy Reichert

    Amy Reichert is a seasoned software tester with 16 years of experience, including five years of Team Lead experience.

  • Chris Riley

    Fixate IO

    Chris Riley is a technologist and DevOps analyst in the area of DevOps strategy, machine learning and information management.

  • Justin Rohrman


    Justin is a consulting software tester and writer for Excelon Development. He also serves on the Association for Software Testing Board of Directors as President. He's been in the professional software testing industry since 2005.

  • Scott D. Rosenberg

    Miro Consulting

    Scott D. Rosenberg is responsible for creating and driving the vision of Miro Consulting, which he founded in August 2000.

  • Margaret Rouse

    Margaret Rouse writes for and manages, TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center.

  • Walker Rowe

    Walker Rowe is a freelance writer based in Chile.

  • Moriah Sargent

    Managing Editor, E-Products

    Moriah Sargent is the managing editor for e-products across the TechTarget sites.

  • David Savage

    Harvey Nash Group

    David Savage is a writer and blogger and will be contributing pieces focused on software skills, career development and hiring trends.

  • John Scarpino


  • Scott Sehlhorst

    Tyner Blain LLC

  • Margie Semilof

    Editorial Director

    Margie Semilof is the editorial director for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Joel Shore

    News Writer

  • Valerie Silverthorne

    Senior Technology Editor

  • Colin Smith


  • Jan Stafford

    Features Writer

    Jan has covered the computer industry for more than 20 years, writing about everything from personal computers to operating systems to server virtualization to application development.

  • Steffan Surdek

    Pyxis Technologies

    Steffan Surdek is an Agile Coach in Montreal and is one of the co-authors of the book A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum. Steffan coaches software development teams to help them adopt Agile practices and speaks at various conferences and user groups about using Agile practices with distributed teams.

  • Brad Swanson

    Brad Swanson is a Certified Scrum Coach, Certified Scrum Practitioner and Certifed Scrum Master with 20 years of experience.

  • Phil Sweeney

    Senior Managing Editor

    Phil Sweeney is senior managing editor in TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization group.

  • Darryl K. Taft

    News writer

    Darryl K. Taft is a news writer, covering DevOps and vendor news for TechTarget's applications development websites.

  • Ed Tittel

    Ed Tittel has worked for over 30 years as a software developer and development manager, a networking consultant, a trainer and course developer, and a technical evangelist for several companies.

  • Chris Tozzi

    Fixate IO

    Chris Tozzi is an editor and DevOps analyst at Fixate IO. He has a particular focus on open source, Agile infrastructure and networking.

  • Jack Vaughan

    Senior News Writer

    Senior news writer Jack Vaughan writes stories and helps oversee editorial coverage for

  • Torsten Volk

    Enterprise Management Associates

    Torsten Volk is a managing research director for Enterprise Management Associates and has spent over 20 years researching AI and DevOps.

  • Peter Walen

    Peter Walen has been in software development for over 25 years.

  • Scott Wallask

    Editorial Director

    Editorial Director for TechTarget's HR Software, ERP, SAP and Health IT Groups.

  • Christopher Ward


    Christopher Ward is a product founder and advisor whose career has focused on content, marketing and e-commerce products and platforms.

Past Contributors