Simplilearn joins forces with Atlassian JIRA Software to help professionals unlock the power of Agile

Posted by: at 2/01/2017 12:45:00 am
Simplilearn joins forces with Atlassian JIRA Software to help professionals unlock the power of Agile


Leading Agile training provider offers complimentary JIRA Software license for program graduates

BANGALORE, February 01, 2017 - Today Simplilearn (https://www.simplilearn.com/) announced a collaboration with Atlassian, makers of JIRA Software, the #1 software development tool used by Agile teams. Through this collaboration, Simplilearn now offers Agile training with hands-on access to JIRA, the most popular cloud tool for Agile software teams.

The goal of this collaboration is to enable over 20,000 aspiring Agile and Project Management professionals and developers to be trained in Agile methodologies by the end of 2017. The JIRA Software training will be offered as an integrated component of Simplilearn’s Agile Scrum Master training, one of the company’s 400 online courses. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will receive a free license of JIRA Software Cloud that can be used by teams of up to five.

“The disruptive and high growth companies defining the 21st century are the ones that are nimble enough to respond to the needs of a market that is moving faster than at any time in history. Atlassian is excited to be working closely with Simplilearn to ensure the next generation of project management and software professionals are leveraging Agile methodologies and the full power of JIRA Software to build what’s next,” said Jake Brereton, Senior Manager of JIRA Software Product Marketing at Atlassian.

Agile software development has revolutionized the software industry, improving product quality and boosting the productivity of development teams everywhere. For this reason an increasing number of companies around the world are seeking Project Management professionals with expertise in Agile methodologies who are proficient in JIRA Software. Used by over 50,000 customers to plan, track, and build great software, JIRA Software has earned its place as the favorite among high-performing Agile teams everywhere.

Commenting on the announcement, Kashyap Dalal, Chief Business Officer at Simplilearn said, “JIRA Software has grown to be the default Project Management tool used by Agile teams around the world. We are delighted to work with Atlassian to provide our Agile Scrum Master training in JIRA Software. Our hope is that by providing JIRA Software starter licenses to all course graduates, students will be able to apply their new skills immediately in a professional environment.”

About Simplilearn
One of the leading training providers in the world, Simplilearn collaborates with companies and individuals to address their unique learning needs and provide trainings that help working professionals achieve their career goals. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company has trained over 500,000 professionals since its inception in April 2010. Simplilearn’s course offerings span the latest in digital technologies, with certifications in Digital Marketing, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud Computing, IT Security, and many more. With on-demand learning models, best-in-class content delivered by renowned instructors, live-projects, well-defined learning paths, teaching assistance, and more, Simplilearn provides up-skilling solutions through outcome-based training. For more information, visit https://www.simplilearn.com/

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