Rally Software Named Colorado’s Best Company to Work For and Second-Fastest Growing Company
BOULDER, Colo., August 5, 2009 - Rally Software Development Corp.®, the Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) leader, was named the #1 "Best Company to Work for in Colorado" by ColoradoBiz Magazine. Rally won in the medium-sized category based on its unique corporate culture that emphasizes collaboration and employee involvement at all levels of the company. Rally was also named the #2 Fastest-Growing Private Company in its revenue bracket by the Denver Business Journal.
"Agile practices encourage a collaborative culture where employees participate in the decision-making process and take ownership of commitments," said Tim Miller, Rally's CEO. "At Rally, we are constantly experimenting and refining our planning processes to help everyone align with the fast-changing needs of our customers and our marketplace."
To achieve the rankings for the "Best Company to Work for in Colorado," employees were asked to participate in a confidential, independent survey by Modern Think, a workplace-excellence consulting firm. The survey evaluated companies on 65 factors from the perspective of the individual, workgroup and the organization as a whole.
Rally's employees gave the company an overall grade of 94 percent and rated the company a 98 percent or higher in the following categories:
- Understanding the organization's mission and goals
- Given responsibility and freedom to do the job
- Actively seeking to understand customer's needs
- A sense that employees are on the same team
- A genuine interest in the well-being of employees
- Senior leadership that models organizational values
- Actively contributing to the community
- Important work that makes a difference
A full list of the 35 Best Companies to Work for in Colorado can be found in the August 2009 issue of ColoradoBiz Magazine and online at www.cobizmag.com. To learn about eligibility requirements and entry procedures for the 2010 Best Companies to Work For in Colorado®, visit www.BestCompaniesCO.com.
The Fastest-Growing Private Company award from the Denver Business Journal identified nearly 300 companies in this year's list of top performers. Participating companies were divided into five revenue flights and ranked according to gross revenue growth over the last three years. Rally earned the second spot in its flight by increasing its revenue 242% since 2006. For a complete list of all of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Denver, visit www.denverbusinessjournal.com.
Rally is the leader in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) dedicated to making distributed development organizations faster and leaner by dramatically cutting the time, cost and effort needed to deliver high quality applications. According to a study by QSM Associates, software-driven companies that rely on Rally's Agile ALM products and services are 50% faster to market and 25% more productive than industry averages. Rally's products were honored with four consecutive Jolt awards (the software industry's equivalent of the Oscar® award) in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. The company's end-to-end solutions for Agile development also include Agile University, the largest source for Agile training, and Agile Commons, the largest collaborative Web 2.0 community dedicated to advancing software agility. Rally currently supports more than 1,600 corporate customers, 42,000 projects and 63,000 users in 50 countries. For more information, visit www.rallydev.com.
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