Celerity's new Agile delivery center in Lower Allen Township is up and running as a centralized hub for the company's mid-Atlantic operations.
The center opened in June and supports Celerity's "large-scale enterprise application development projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region," the company said in a news release. Thirteen jobs were created at the center, located at 3903 Hartzdale Drive in the Slate Hill Business Center.
"We're excited about founding this center in the heart of PA, where we have strong roots and loyal employees," said Harry Ulrich, the center's director. "Celerity has been a leader in providing custom Agile development applications since 2009 and this initiative cements our commitment to Agile as the method of choice for delivering digital solutions faster and more efficiently."
With a focus on Agile/Scrum methodologies, the center houses software development teams, business analysts, QA testers, architects, and web developers working on "complex digital solutions for diverse customers," the release said.
Agile is a incremental software development method that allows for adaptation. The technology dates to 2001. Scrum is a form of Agile software development allowing for a quick response to changes in a project.
Central Pennsylvania was chosen as the delivery center home because of its ability to attract top technical talent at a lower cost than nearby metropolitan areas like Philadelphia, Baltimore or Washington, D.C., the release said.
"This benefits our clients with high-quality, onshore, IT delivery options that help keep project costs down," Ulrich said.
Celerity’s Agile blogs explain more about the Agile development technology.