• Atlassian acquires Trello for $425M

    Atlassian acquires Trello for $425M

    Atlassian today announced that it has acquired project management service Trello for $425 million. The vast majority of the transaction is in cash ($360 million), with the remainder being paid out in restricted shares and options. The acquisition is expected to close before March 31, 2017. This marks Atlassian’s 18th acquisition and, as Atlassian president Jay Simons noted when I talked… Read More

  • Rally Software Buys Agile Advantage To Prove Agile Development Really Works

    Rally Software Buys Agile Advantage To Prove Agile Development Really Works

    Today agile software project management Rally Software announced that it will acquire its longtime partner Agile Advantage. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Agile Advantage makes that helps organizations track the return on investment of agile software methodologies. Features from the company’s Performer product will be integrated into Rally’s existing Portfolio Manager tool. Read More

  • Rally Lands $20M For Agile Application Lifecycle Management Platform

    Rally Software, a specialist in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, this morning announced that it has raised $20 million in funding led by Meritech Capital Partners (an investor in companies like Facebook, NetSuite and The funding will be used for growth and to accelerate adoption of Rally’s platform for Agile development. Read More

  • JO-ZERO: Super-agile, super-cool mini humanoid (video)

    A big problem almost any robot nowadays has is limited agility. While this isn’t an issue for industrial and other “practical” robots, humanoids can only move in a slow, mechanical and chopping motion. Honda’s Asimo, for example, is considered super-advanced, but doesn’t move too elegantly either. But Japan-based Himeji Softworks raises the bar in that area. Read More