The Project Management Institute (PMI), announced last week the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA), the company created by Mark Lines and Scott Amble that is backing the Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) framework. DAD defines itself as “a people-first, learning-oriented hybrid agile approach to IT solution delivery”.
Industry News on Scrum and Agile Software Development Project Management
CollabNet VersionOne has announced the 13th annual State of Agile report. This year’s survey findings feature increased global diversity with more results from respondents in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa than the year before.
ProjectManager.com has unveiled a completely redesigned version of their project management software, marking the biggest software release in the growing SaaS company’s 11-year history. This release features a modern new user interface, upgrades to speed and performance, and most notably, a brand new Kanban board feature for Agile projects.
Atlassian, the vendor of the JIRA tool, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AgileCraft, a provider of enterprise agile planning software. AgileCraft helps enterprise organizations build and manage a ‘master plan’ of their most strategic projects and workstreams. AgileCraft helps enterprise organizations build and manage a ‘master plan’ of their most strategic projects and workstreams. The price of this acquisition for Atlassian is valued at approximately $166 million, comprising approximately $154 million in cash and the remainder in Atlassian restricted shares.
ZenHub project management tool for software development teams using GitHub has released a new Agile reporting suite aimed at enterprise software teams looking to optimize their development lifecycle. ZenHub has created a reporting suite that includes Release Reports, Velocity Charts, Burndown Charts, Cumulative Flow Diagrams, and now Control Point Charting.
Agile Prague Conference will take place in September 2019 in the Czech Republic. This conference is building a unique collaborative environment where participants not only listen to the speakers but are encouraged to approach them and have a conversation together. The theme of the AgilePrague Conference 2018 is “Agile Journey”.
CollabNet VersionOne has announced the latest release of its product suite that includes VersionOne. This release provides new capabilities to VersionOne for Agile Management, Continuum for DevOps and TeamForge for secure development and CI that support Value Stream Management to better align business objectives with software innovation.