PORTLAND, Ore., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Agile Alliance, (www.agilealliance.org) a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of Agile software development principles and practices, today announced it has been named to the 2010 SD Times 100 list of influential organizations. Recognized in the Agile and Collaboration category the Agile Alliance was selected for its ability to set the agenda and advance the state of the art of software development.
"The Agile Alliance is honored to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to making the software industry more productive, humane and sustainable," said Phil Brock, managing director of the Agile Alliance. "With more than 6,000 members located around the globe, the Agile Alliance is driven by the values and principles of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, whereby we recommend and encourage Agile approaches to software development because of the value they deliver to software-driven organizations and end-users."
The Agile Alliance continues to increase its membership each year in line with the growing interest and adoption of Agile processes for software development. One key indicator of the increasing adoption of Agile practices is the continuing demand for Agile knowledge by enterprises looking to reap the benefits of the discipline. The Agile Alliance helps meet this demand by publishing content, conducting regional and international educational events and by hosting the industry's foremost event, the Agile Conference, which brings together development experts from around the globe.
Set for Aug. 9 – 13 in Orlando, (http://agile2010.agilealliance.org), Agile 2010 is the leading international conference on Agile methods in software development, bringing together many disciplines in the fields of information systems and software development to foster the exchange of fresh ideas and best practices.
The complete SD Times 100 list can be viewed at SDTimes.com (http://www.sdtimes.com/content/article.aspx?ArticleID=34383).
About the Agile Alliance
The Agile Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the concepts of Agile software development, as outlined in the (http://www.agilemanifesto.org/). With nearly 6,000 members located around the globe, the Agile Alliance is driven by the principles of Agile methodologies and the value delivered to developers, organizations and end users. The Agile Alliance organizes the annual Agile Conference, the industry's leading event that attracts practitioners, academia, business and vendor-partner community members from around the globe. The Agile2010 conference (http://agile2010.agilealliance.org/) is scheduled for August 9-13 in Orlando. For more information about the organization, visit (http://www.agilealliance.org/).
SOURCE Agile Alliance