2015 Gartner IT Market Clock for Application Development Lists LeanKit as a “Selected Vendor”

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 22, 2016 — LeanKit, a leader in Lean for business and the only enterprise Lean-based process and work management software provider, today announced that Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, has listed LeanKit as a Selected Vendor in the Project-Oriented Agile Development Methodologies category of the Gartner IT Market Clock for Application Development report.1

About the Gartner IT Market Clock

The Gartner IT Market Clock is a decision framework to assist IT and business leaders in evaluating and prioritizing their IT investment and divestment activities -- an ever challenging task as enterprises move more swiftly to a digital economy.

Why Lean for Application Development

In the report, Gartner recommends that development organizations implement Lean principles. As Gartner writes, “Application leaders should utilize Lean principles as well as improved processes and tools that enable collaboration across multiple IT functions, to achieve improved delivery speed, cost, quality and user experience.”

LeanKit CEO Chris Hefley says, “LeanKit is uniquely suited to help enterprise IT and business leaders apply Lean and Agile principles to their work. Our visibility, scalability and Lean metrics enable teams to visualize and improve their end-to-end processes to work together more efficiently and effectively. As a result, teams can deliver customer value faster -- not just in development, but across IT and throughout the enterprise.”

LeanKit’s mention in this report follows its mention as a selected vendor in the same category for the 2015 Gartner IT Market Clock for Mobile App Development report.Read the press release.


1 Gartner, IT Market Clock for Application Development, 2015 Published: Dec. 21, 2015
2 Gartner, IT Market Clock for Mobile App Development, 2015 Published: Sept. 24, 2015 

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About LeanKit

Since LeanKit’s founding in 2009, the company has grown to serve more than 50,000 teams around the world. Teams of all types including IT, software and product development, operations, sales, marketing, HR, legal and finance rely on LeanKit every day. Our mission is to help teams actively work together to deliver customer value faster -- building business fitness and strength from within. To learn more, watch our product overview or follow us on Twitter @LeanKit.


Liz Llewellyn-Maxwell | Communications Director, LeanKit
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