Serena Software Asks - Do You Have What it Takes to Go the "Agile" Mile?

Bangalore, India (PressExposure) March 06, 2009 -- Are you an Agile enthusiast wondering how to take the software development process to the next level within your organization? Or maybe you suffer from “Agile envy” and wonder how to convince your boss that Agile is the future of application development. Look no further, Agile friends. Serena Software has the answer.

Be the Agile hero at your organization by referring your organization to participate in Serena’s Agile Product Preview. If your organization is selected and participates in the Agile Product Preview, you will receive a $50 Visa gift card. To register, visit Serena’s Web site and answer a brief questionnaire about the current development practices within your organization. Up to 150 organizations will be selected to participate in the Agile Product Preview based upon evaluation by Serena, and eligible participants will be entitled to use Serena’s Agile Product without charge through May 31, 2009. Those who want to take advantage of the full, free 90-day trial should enter immediately.

“Serena is introducing this product preview as a way to collaborate with developers and their management on the front lines of Agile practices. Use of Agile is on the rise in IT shops around the world, and Serena is here to help developers embrace the future of application development,” said René Bonvanie, senior vice president of Marketing, Information Technology, and Serena On Demand at Serena Software.

According to Forrester Research senior analyst, Jeffrey Hammond, one-third of application development professionals registered at said their shops use Agile.[1]

Still Not Sure? More Reasons to Go Agile with Serena

· Pure Agile: Serena is the first major application development tools vendor to deliver a 100 percent pure Agile solution -- built by Agilistas (including the co-creators of Scrum) for Agilistas.

· Multi-Project, Multi-Team: Serena’s Agile solution is ready for the enterprise. It can manage multiple projects worked on by multiple teams in multiple locations.

· Lean Yet Enterprise Scale: With today's economic reality, Serena delivers an enterprise-class solution that's lean all the way from purchase to implementation. You can be up and running in minutes with our secure On-Demand service.

· Agile Coach: Serena offers a new approach to adopting Agile practices by coupling the developer tool with Agile adoption and training services from Valtech, an industry-leading Agile services provider and Serena partner.

“Agile is here to stay, but it’s not always easy to make the transformation or adopt it alongside your existing methodologies,” Bonvanie said. “Serena’s tools make adopting Agile practices easier and faster, and also help to lower costs regardless of the size and complexity of your projects. With 28 years’ experience building application development tools, there is no one better than Serena to help with your move to Agile.”

Serena Software, Inc. Serena is a privately owned company, headquartered in Redwood City, California, with 29 offices in 14 countries and approximately 800 employees. Serena provides software on premise and on demand to over 15,000 customers including 96 of the Fortune 100. Serena enables teams of programmers to become more efficient by standardizing and automating development processes across both mainframe and distributed environments. Serena enables IT business analysts and power users to improve productivity with Lean Business Process Management (BPM) solutions such as Serena Business Mashups. Serena also provides tools that enable IT executives to gain visibility into their projects, resources and costs (in waterfall and agile).

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