The value of Agile ALM tools such as Digite is well understood by the CXO - DigiConnect Panel Discussion
Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011
Digite, Inc., a provider of Agile ALM and Kanban tools, successfully concluded the first of their DigiConnect 2011 series of client meet-ups, in Bangalore, India. The event brought in thirty of their major customers together in the city dubbed the “Silicon Valley of India”, including Infosys, HCL Technologies, Collabera, Intelli Group, Subex, Sony, Cignex, Comviva, etc.
The event provided a perfect opportunity for Digite customers to meet up and share ideas and best practices around the implementation of Digité Agile ALM suite of tools. Mr. Bala Variyam, Vice President of Collabera, presented a brief case study on the successful implementation and roll-out of Digité Enterprise ALM tool in that organization. Some of the key Digité functionality and features were in the spotlight as part of a comprehensive Agile ALM solution – such as Digité’s native simple scheduler, STaRT, integrated Defect tracking and traceability, Release management and ticket management. Digité’s extensive support to application maintenance projects using concepts such as Work Packages was especially appreciated. Another highlight of the presentation were the many benefits of using Digité to help the company achieve a higher level of process maturity through the use of an online risk repository and the ability of project teams to tailor standard processes to their needs.
Digite VP of Business Development, BM Raghu moderated an panel discussion on the business value and the RoI of an integrated Agile ALM tool. The panel, which included Ms. Geetha Das, AVP at Infosys, Ramanathan Veilumuthu, VP – Delivery at Cignex and Sudipta Lahiri, Sr. VP – Engg and Professional Services at Digite, agreed that an Agile ALM tool such as Digité provides tremendous support for consistent processes across the organization, a key need for global technology companies. The panelists also felt that the value of a tool like this is well understood by CXOs. Some key contributors to enhanced RoI that Agile ALM tools facilitate include enhanced productivity of client managers, a positive impact on external stakeholders due to improved collaboration and visibility; and an overall better environment for project execution.
The Digite team shared company and product information including the launch of its Swift-Kanban tool. It also conducted a short user survey to gather feedback on its product roadmap.
The high tea session that followed gave everyone an opportunity to network. Raghu concluded, “We are delighted to meet our customer meet here in the lovely city of Bangalore. This was a great opportunity for us to get valuable feedback from our best clients and for clients to share validate the experience and best practices around implementation of Digite Agile ALM tools and solutions.”
Speaking on the occasion, Digite President and CEO, Mr. AV Sridhar said, “We have collaborated with our customers right since inception to develop our roadmap and have shown tremendous responsiveness to customer feedback, a key differentiator for Digite. The DigiConnect 2011 meet-up series further enhances our interaction with our customers.”
Digite, Inc. is a leading provider of Lean/ Agile Application Lifecycle Management (Agile ALM) tools and solutions for the Global Delivery Model. Digité Enterprise and Swift-Kanban are Digite’s flagship tools that enable technology and project organizations successfully manage technology and other projects, products and applications through effective collaboration between globally distributed teams. Available in both SaaS and on-premise models, Digite provides all critical functions needed by distributed software teams in a collaborative, integrated, web-based platform.
Digite is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.