Serena Software Announces Winners of Popular ‘IT Agility Deserves a Beer’ Twitter Haiku Contest

  • Winning Submission and Grand Prize of Beer for a Year Goes to Chris Hoell @MNBadgerDad

SAN MATEO, Calif. - Sep 24, 2012 - Serena Software, the leader in Orchestrated IT solutions, today announced the winners of its ‘IT Agility Deserves a Beer’ Twitter Haiku Contest. Launched in late August, Serena Software invited participants to give thanks to IT agility, a capability growing in popularity that allows a business to enhance its externally facing online systems faster than the competition.

To be part of the Serena contest that concluded on September 21, anyone on Twitter was invited to write and submit a Haiku (17 syllables total, with three lines of 5-7-5 syllables) on how they would like to acknowledge or toast Agile IT. Entries were submitted via Twitter to @Serena_Software, and included the contest hash tag #GiveITaBeer.

Winners were selected based on creativity, humor and relevance. And the winners are:

Grand Prize Winner- Beer for a Year from Amazing Clubs
Chris Hoell  ‏?@MNBadgerDad
Quicker than before
How could we do without it
Beers on Serena

Second Place Winner - $75 Gift Card
Jason Siegel  ‏@siegel_j
Agile Serena
With Orchestrated IT
Transform Speed and Cost

Third Place Winner - $25 Gift Card
Dan Lefever  ‏?@Kaizeneer:
Turn problems into profits
With Agile IT lean

Earlier this month, Serena announced significant advancements to its Orchestrated IT solutions suite that was specially designed to help today’s agile enterprise take full advantage of mobile, social and the cloud. Serena’s solutions empower IT stakeholders to automate the continuous delivery of applications on-premise and to the cloud. These new solutions allow users to view release activity, analytics and key metrics from mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets.

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About Serena Software
Serena Software provides Orchestrated IT solutions to the Global 2000. Serena's core purpose is to advance the business value of IT. Our 4,000 active enterprise customers, encompassing one million users worldwide, have made Serena the largest independent ALM vendor and the only one that orchestrates DevOps, the processes that bring together application development and operations.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Serena serves enterprise customers from 29 offices in 14 countries. Serena is a portfolio company of Silver Lake Partners, the leader in private investments in technology-enabled industries.

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