The Agile Research Network (ARN) is a collaboration between researchers at two UK universities at the forefront of investigating Agile methodologies.  The Open University (OU) has a strong research record in the use of Agile methods in practice.  The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has a strong teaching focus at Undergraduate level, a practitioner-focussed Masters programme, and a growing agile research group.

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APMG International is a global accreditation and examination institute. APMG administers an extensive portfolio of professional management certifications and supporting accreditation schemes that support individuals and organizations in key areas including Programme and Project Management, Change Management, IT Service Management and Cyber Security.

APMG has a long-standing partnership with the Agile Business Consortium which has seen the development of professional training and certification schemes for Agile Project Management (AgilePM), Agile Programme Management (AgilePgM) and most recently Agile Business Analysis (AgileBA).

AgilePM training and certification was launched in late 2010 and has seen over 45,000 exams sat globally as increasing numbers of individuals and organizations turn to Agile practices for project management.

Training in support of APMG certifications is delivered by a global network of Accredited Training Organizations (ATOs).

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BCS Agile SIG, The Chartered Institute for IT, is to enable the information society. We promote wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice.

We bring together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share knowledge, promote new thinking, influence the development of computing education, shape public policy and inform the public.