Inside the Software Development Process – Pre-Beta Testing of She Chooses

I am one of the four co-founders of She Chooses(TM) developing a social networking application for women.  Our software development process plans have been to #1 pre-beta test the application in-house, #2 offer an invitation-only pre-public beta test after that, then #3 release a public beta version.  It’s taken longer than we anticipated, but #1 is no longer a plan – it’s a reality!

Here’s the story:

She Chooses co-founders Anne Giles Clelland and Laureen Fleming were joined by Z. Kelly Queijo, founder of SmartCollegeVisit, to observe three testers using the She Chooses web application at the offices of Automation Creations, Inc. in Blacksburg, Virginia on January 20, 2011. 

Thank you, Kelly Kendrick of First Bank & Trust Company, Kelsey Sarles of Coldwell Banker Townside Realtors, and Bethanne Trexell of NewCity, for being the first official users of She Chooses(TM)!  The video was filmed and created by Jarred Foresman of Blacksburg Media, creator of the Handshake video.

Pictured left to right in “the wave”:  Kelsey Sarles, Kelly Queijo, Laureen Fleming, Bethanne Trexell, Anne Clelland, and Kelly Kendrick.

Women are invited to sign up to participate in our pre-public beta release through the She Chooses home page.  Our upcoming She Chooses beta release was featured on Beta List.

We’re telling the story of the founding and development of She Chooses on About She Chooses on the She Chooses blog and in the category She Chooses on Handshake 2.0

On our site, you can read more about She Chooses and about the She Chooses team.  We share our latest news and latest features on the She Chooses blog, She Chooses on Facebook, and She Chooses on Twitter.

Coldwell Banker Townside, REALTORS, First Bank & Trust Company and Automation Creations are clients of Handshake Media, the parent company of Handshake 2.0.

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  1. This is the time the team comes together and you rise to the top! Congratulations to you all!

  2. Thank you so much, Patsy! These are wonderfully exciting times!

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