Company Taps Industry Veteran to Expand Global Partner Network Throughout Region
BANGALORE, India, May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scaled Agile, Inc., provider of SAFe®, the world’s leading framework for enterprise agility, today announced the company has appointed a new Partner Development and Enablement Manager in Bangalore, India to support the growth of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) there as well as in ASEAN member countries. The new operation further expands Scaled Agile’s global footprint, providing an active presence in the rapidly expanding Indian market and enhancing the company’s ability to continue to serve clients on a global basis.
“India continues to be a vibrant and important center of technical expertise that helps extend software and system development capabilities across the globe,” said Chris James, President and Chief Operating Officer, Scaled Agile. “As the SAFe community in India continues its explosive growth, this new position will help meet the growing demand for support of the Framework in the region and allows our partners to meet the myriad challenges their customers are faced with in a new environment of continuous innovation and digital disruption.”
The South Asian marketplace has transitioned from simple offshore services to end-to-end integration with business environments driven by digital disruption to meet their customers’ changing needs. The application of SAFe for organizations where 50+ people are working on the same product, service, or system can become a key enabler for future enterprise success. The Scaled Agile Partner Network supports SAFe implementations and can bring important tools to assist organizations successfully make that transformation.
Pranjal Swarup, Partner Development and Enablement Manager for Scaled Agile, will expand the company’s global partner network throughout the region. With 14 years of extensive experience in service delivery, channel enablement, and technology consulting, Pranjal’s background allows Scaled Agile to provide partners with regional support in the same time zone, understand the local culture, identify and enable local partners, helping them to grow, and provide value to their customers.
“SAFe is a key enabler for systems and software enterprises in India to implement principles and practices for achieving Agile at scale,” said Michael Stump, Vice President, Global Partner Development and Enablement, Scaled Agile. “It provides a common terminology and common understanding, and therefore alignment within the enterprise and end-to-end with the customer. That helps deliver value more quickly, more cost-effectively, with higher customer satisfaction, and much better alignment with shifting market demands.”
“We were delighted to see the great amount of interest and support for SAFe at the recent Agile India conference as organizations develop Agile skills to meet both international and domestic needs,” Stump added. “Scaled Agile will continue to invest in India to support the adoption of SAFe, supported by training and certification as well as implementation support via our Partner Network.”
The Scaled Agile Partner Network offers worldwide SAFe expertise and support through a network of more than 180 partners. From implementation and consulting services across industries and disciplines to platforms for SAFe automation, visibility, and flow, Scaled Agile and the Partner Network offer training and coaching for all SAFe roles.
By connecting strategy to execution across teams, SAFe demonstrates how to apply Lean and Agile practices and principles to the team, program, and portfolio levels, ultimately unlocking enterprise agility. This framework allows organizations to create alignment and achieve better business results, increasing customer satisfaction by quickly reacting to a client’s changing requirements, providing faster time-to-market, and enabling improved employee engagement and job satisfaction.
About Scaled Agile, Inc.:
Scaled Agile, Inc., is the provider of SAFe®, the world’s leading framework for enterprise agility. Through learning and certification, a global partner network, and a growing community of over 200,000 trained professionals, Scaled Agile helps enterprises build better systems, increase employee engagement, and improve business outcomes. Scaled Agile is a contributing member of the Pledge 1% corporate philanthropy and community service movement. Learn about Scaled Agile and SAFe at scaledagile.com and scaleda
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