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November 23, 2011 19:00 ET

Ci&T to Discuss Business Value of Agile Development at Enterprise Agile 2011 Conference

TOKYO--(Marketwire - Nov 23, 2011) -

Ci&T, a technology outsourcing and software product engineering company, today announced that Leonardo Mattiazzi, vice president of international business for Ci&T, will participate in a panel discussion about the business value of agile development as part of the Enterprise Agile 2011 conference, to be held on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in Tokyo.

While companies in the United States have widely embraced agile development methodologies to speed the delivery of software engineering projects, these methodologies are only starting to gain widespread adoption in Japan and other Asia-Pacific countries. In this panel discussion, Mattiazzi will join Keiju Matsushima, Professor at Musashi University, Kenji Hiranabe, CEO of Changevision, and other representatives from Japanese corporations to discuss how the iterative and incremental development indicative of agile can help companies better align development projects with changing business needs. Additionally, the panel will offer conference attendees proven, successful use cases for the employment of these development practices in software projects.

Leonardo Mattiazzi is the vice president of international business at Ci&T, a global IT services company headquartered in Campinas, Brazil. Drawing on firsthand experience with clients all over the globe, Leonardo is an innovative leader, advancing the practice of Lean principles in IT, particularly in nearshore outsourcing. He blogs regularly about Nearshore Development for industry outlets that include Nearshore Americas and IDG Connect.

Enterprise Agile 2011 will take place on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, from 14:00 p.m. to 18:30 p.m. at 5F Hall A, Tokyo Conference Center, Sinagawa.

The panel will take place at 16:05 p.m. JST.

To view the complete agenda and register, visit:

About Ci&T:
Ci&T ( employs agile methodologies and Lean principles to deliver application outsourcing, software product engineering and digital marketing services from development centers in Brazil, Argentina and China. With a strong commitment to innovation and high performance development teams that are collaborative, enthusiastic and committed to skills mastery, Ci&T is constantly on the forefront of discovering new ways to deliver value and eliminate waste in all its development projects. Established in 1995, Ci&T serves companies of all sizes from its global headquarters in Campinas, Brazil, with additional offices in Philadelphia, Atlanta, New Jersey, New York, London, Shanghai and Tokyo. For more information, visit

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