Scrum.org and Scrum Inc have announced that Scrum co-creators Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland have made updates to the Scrum Guide, the body of knowledge of Scrum. These are the first updates to the Scrum Guide since July 2016.
Industry News on Scrum and Agile Software Development Project Management
Perforce Software has announced the acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a provider of enterprise Agile planning tools. The acquisition deepens the Perforce portfolio of solutions by adding a robust Agile planning and project management toolset.
deliver:Agile 2018 is a 3-day conference organized by the Agile Alliance that will take place in Austin Texas from April 30 to May 2, 2018. It will explore topics such as new and updated core development practices, integration of user experience principles and advances in testing practices and automation.
cPrime has announced that it has acquired DevJam, a Devops and Agile consulting firm, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 2007, DevJam has been the premier thought leader in the Midwest for product development, continuous delivery and Agile optimization.
CollabNet and VersionOne have announced the two companies have merged. The combined company, which will maintain the CollabNet name, will be headquartered in Atlanta. CollabNet CEO Flint Brenton will serve as CEO of the combined company, and VersionOne CEO Robert Holler will serve as chief strategy officer. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
The version 4.5 of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has been released. The Framework is now known as SAFe for Lean Enterprises. The release 4.5 of SAFe should delivers advancements in configurability, implementation guidance, and enhanced capabilities for improving the user experience and accelerating time-to-market.
Accenture has acquired SolutionsIQ, a leading provider of Agile transformation services for business and technology, to fuel its world-class capabilities that help organizations drive change, improve customer experience and create greater business value through Agile methods. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.