Rally Software Validates Integration with Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM

Rally, a vendor in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) and a Gold-level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, has announced that Rally Enterprise Edition 2011.2 has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle's Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) 8. The integration will allow project managers to more easily view and analyze critical data from Agile development teams, enabling them to adjust investment priorities in the organization's portfolio of IT projects.

According to the vendors, the integration of Rally Enterprise Edition and Oracle's Primavera P6 EPPM connects the accurate, real-time feature progress produced with Agile software development practices with innovative enterprise PPM methods, providing a unified solution for executive reporting, analysis and decision-making on project portfolios.

"With the adoption of Agile practices accelerating across organizations and industries, sharing the status, progress and quality of Agile projects without disrupting the culture and work practices of Agile teams is critical," said Todd Olson, vice president of Products at Rally. "The integration of Rally Enterprise Edition and Oracle's Primavera P6 EPPM gives our joint customers visibility and alignment across the entire idea-to-delivery value stream. This enables everyone to better predict when features will be available and helps keep project investments aligned with the biggest opportunities."

"Organizations need an enterprise-class solution that provides visibility to their enterprise project portfolio while enabling teams to work with the tools and methodologies that make them the most productive," said Mike Sicilia, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle's Primavera Global Business Unit. "The integration between Oracle Primavera and Rally Enterprise Edition offers this flexibility to our customers by linking Agile development projects in Rally Enterprise Edition with enterprise projects and portfolios in Oracle's Primavera P6 EPPM.  This integration enables alignment and decision making across the entire portfolio, while helping to maximize workforce productivity."

The Rally Connector for Oracle Primavera is immediately available as a proof of concept. To learn more about how this connector helps you gain enterprise visibility over all portfolio and Agile projects, visit to download the datasheet, view a demo or request more information.