CollabNet to Sponsor Agile2012 Conference

Industry’s leading conference on Agile development brings together the industry’s foremost luminaries to share best practices and techniques

BRISBANE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 — CollabNet® (www.collab.net), a global leader for Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM, today announced its sponsorship of Agile2012, the leading international conference focused on advancing Agile methods for software development set for Aug. 13 – 17 in Grapevine, Texas (http://agile2012.agilealliance.org/). As a Platinum Sponsor for the third year in a row, CollabNet continues its support of the growing Agile community as development, management and business stakeholders in the software development industry gather to exchange ideas, experiences and best practices.

“As we prepare to kick-off Agile2012 we are pleased to have the support of CollabNet as we come together to foster the exchange of fresh ideas and best practices,” said Mitch Lacey, Agile2012 conference chair for the Agile Alliance. “Through the support of our sponsors the Agile conference continues to offer the most relevant and current content, while providing the community a forum to exchange information regarding all Agile development technologies.”

Agile2012 offers multiple ‘stages’ to attract audiences with different interests. The stages within the program are proven to provide participants with a focused area of interest while offering attendees a wide choice of topics to choose from. Agile2012 will host a number of exciting and beneficial stages, including: adoption and transformation, Agile boot camp, business value/working with stakeholders, coaching and mentoring, collaboration culture and teams, development practices and craftsmanship, distributed Agile, enterprise Agile, insights, leadership, no-bull know-how, open jam, research in practice and user experience.

Agile2012 attendees have the opportunity to explore the latest Agile development methodologies, technologies, tools, leadership principles, management philosophies and processes. The conference program provides insights into new and practical approaches for Agile success that attendees can immediately put into practice within their organizations.

CollabNet is a market leader in enterprise Agile through its TeamForge ALM platform, ScrumWorks Pro Agile project management tool and world-class training and consulting. It also brings Agile development to the cloud with CloudForge, its development-Platform-as-a-Service (dPaaS) that integrates leading Agile tools, including TeamForge and ScrumWorks Pro, with open source and commercial ALM solutions. At Agile2012, the company will launch a new version of ScrumWorks Pro with Kanban support, free Agile training videos and the debut of 30 Days to Better Agile: Effective Strategies for Getting Results Fast Using Scrum, a new book from Angela Druckman.

In addition, several members of the CollabNet team will present at Agile2012, including:

  • Jimi Fosdick, CST: 'The Big Picture': Agility and Strategic Vision
    Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Texas 2)
  • Angela Druckman, CST: The Dirty Dozen – Twelve Practices that Can Kill Your Agile Transformation. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Texas D)
  • Adam Weisbart, CST: Agile Antipatterns: The Agilist’s Guide to Traps, Tripwires and Treachery. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 3:30 p.m. - 5p.m. (Texas 2)

“CollabNet continues to support the Agile community through our tools and platforms that coordinate global distributed teams and our strategy to bring Agile to the cloud with CloudForge,” said Bill Portelli, CEO of CollabNet. “We look forward to meeting with customers, partners and thought leaders as we collectively work to advance the best practices and associated value the Agile can bring to organizations of all types.”

For complete information on CollabNet’s extensive presence at Agile 2012, please visit: (http://visit.collab.net/agile2012).

For registration information and to attend Agile2012 please visit: (http://agile2012.agilealliance.org/).

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About CollabNet

CollabNet is a leading provider of Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM products and services for software-driven organizations. With more than 10,000 global customers, the company provides a suite of platforms and services to address three major trends disrupting the software industry: Agile, DevOps and hybrid cloud development. Its CloudForge™ development-Platform-as-a-Service (dPaaS) enables cloud development through a flexible platform that is team friendly, enterprise ready and integrated to support leading third party tools. The CollabNet TeamForge® ALM, ScrumWorks® Pro Agile project management and Subversion Edge source code management platforms can be deployed separately or together, in the cloud or on-premise. CollabNet complements its technical offerings with industry leading consulting and training services for Agile and cloud development transformations. Many CollabNet customers improve productivity by as much as 70 percent, while reducing costs by 80 percent. For more information, please visit (www.collab.net).

Press Release
August 09, 2012