BOULDER, Colo. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rally® (NYSE: RALY), a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for managing Agile software development, today announced that its new book, Agile Business: A Leader's Guide to Harnessing Complexity, achieved bestseller status on Amazon's Software Development list and its Business Workflow Software list. Agile Business, an engaging introduction to Agile development from a business perspective, has also received a 4.7 out of 5-star average reader rating.
"We're thrilled that Agile Business is opening doors for companies of all sizes and in all sectors to explore organizational agility," said Ryan Martens, CTO of Rally and one of the 35 contributing authors of the book. "Agile concepts don't just apply to development teams. This book illustrates how business leaders can foster those same practices to get from where they are now to where they want to be as an organization."
Released in June, Agile Business contains practical real-world advice from over 35 coaches, executives, developers and managers who are actively using Agile in their organizations and helping others achieve agility. Written in language that can be easily grasped and put to use whether the reader has previous Agile experience or not, Agile Business is broken down into five simple parts. "Build the Right Thing," covers product management, innovation and product roadmaps. "Build the Thing Right" covers the testing and engineering practices. "People, not Resources" focuses on management practices and organizational culture. "Agile Steering" covers dynamic planning and funding models. Finally, "Transform Your Organization" lays out the path for achieving organizational goals.
Attendees of the Agile 2013 conference in Nashville, Tenn. Aug 5-9 can get a free copy of Agile Business at Rally's booth and have it signed by book authors during lunch. Agile Business is available for purchase in paperback and ebook on Amazon.com. For more information, visit: http://www.rallydev.com/agile-business-book
Rally Software is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for managing Agile software development. The Rally Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) platform transforms the way organizations manage the software development lifecycle by closely aligning software development and strategic business objectives, facilitating collaboration, increasing transparency and automating manual processes. Companies use Rally to accelerate the pace of innovation, improve productivity and more effectively adapt to rapidly changing customer needs and competitive dynamics.
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