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Blue Agility Wins 2014 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Innovation in Software, Systems or Product Development

IBM Beacon Awards Recognize IBM Business Partners for Driving Business Value With Smart, Innovative Solutions

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - February 11, 2014) - Blue Agility, an industry leader specializing in large-scale Agile deployments, was named a winner of a 2014 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Innovation in Software, Systems or Product Development. Each year, this honor is awarded to a select number of IBM Business Partners who have delivered exceptional solutions to drive business value and transform the way their clients and industries do business.

"As a long standing IBM Premier Business Partner, Blue Agility is honored to accept the Beacon Award for bluejazz," said Mike Bonamassa, President, Blue Agility. "Receiving this award is a recognition of our committed relationship with IBM to transform Enterprises to Agile methods through empowerment of teams and delivery of world class technology. Our relationship with IBM and our easy usage models for IBM technology delivered via bluejazz has enabled us to deliver higher business value to clients."

The Beacon Awards are IBM's premier Business Partner recognition program. Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, and selected by leading industry influencers and IBM executives from among hundreds of nominations, IBM's Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions resulting in client transformation and business growth. This year's awards recognized Business Partner achievements across 27 award categories.

"This year's Beacon Award winners are Business Partners who have truly demonstrated their ability to develop new, advanced approaches to solving challenges while also transforming the way their clients and industries conduct business," said Marc Dupaquier, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. "We're honored to recognize Blue Agility for winning the Beacon Award for Outstanding Innovation in Software, Systems or Product Development and consistently delivering value to our mutual clients."

For more information about the IBM Beacon Awards, including information about this year's winners and finalists, please visit https://www-304.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/servlet/ContentHandler/pw_com_prb_beacon

To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive Business Partner program that offers marketing and sales resources, training, certification and technical support to help create new revenue and market opportunities for IBM Business Partners, visit http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld.

To find an IBM Business Partner with a particular set of skills, a technology reseller or a consultant with industry expertise, visit the Business Partner Locator at: https://www-304.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/bplocator/search.jsp

About Blue Agility

Blue Agility is based in Chadds Ford, PA and specializes in large-scale Agile transformations leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework™ (SAFe) and IBM's Application Lifecycle Management tools. Using DevOps solutions, Blue Agility provides a framework of people, process and technology, enabling the enterprise with continuous delivery capabilities. Leveraging bluejazz, organizations access customized role-based tool usage models, ensuring scalable and sustainable enterprise-wide transformations with end-to-end traceability. For more information contact us at 1-888-AGILE-08, or [email protected], or visit http://www.blue-agility.com.

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