Edward Hieatt

Edward Hieatt is Senior Vice President of Pivotal’s services organization. In this role, Edward is responsible for the strategy, execution, and business results of Pivotal's next-generation client services organization—Pivotal Labs. In addition, Edward is responsible for Pivotal's worldwide technical field and software subscription renewal organizations, which help clients adopt and become successful with Pivotal's products and services.

  • The Built to Adapt Benchmark Will Help Companies Set a New Course

    The Built to Adapt Benchmark Will Help Companies Set a New Course

    The Built to Adapt Benchmark is a quantitative framework of indicators that gauge how well an organization builds software that delivers business value.

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  • #ImAPivot: A Community for The World’s Leading Software Experts

    #ImAPivot: A Community for The World’s Leading Software Experts

    Today we’re launching #ImAPivot, a program to support the growing community of leading technologists that we have the pleasure to work with at Pivotal.

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  • Pivotal and Eric Ries: Partners for Enterprise Transformation

    Pivotal and Eric Ries: Partners for Enterprise Transformation

    Large companies such as GE and Intuit have used Eric Ries' "The Lean Startup" to help their organizations build more innovative working cultures. With his next book, "The Leader's Guide," offered...

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  • Why Open Source?

    Why Open Source?

    As many of you know, Pivotal Labs has long been an advocate of Open Source development. We rely on it for all our work and we have always seen it as crucial to continuing technical innovation. In...

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  • New Product Management and Design Offerings from Pivotal Labs

    New Product Management and Design Offerings from Pivotal Labs

    Traditionally, Pivotal Labs has been known for our world-class software engineers, our effective and disciplined development process, and exceptionally successful projects. Our practice is built...

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  • What's Your Start-up's "Bus Count"?

    What's Your Start-up's "Bus Count"?

    Tim Ferriss (author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and lots more) recently posted an interview with Pivotal's CEO Rob Mee on his blog titled "What's Your Start-up's Bus Count? Seven Myths of...

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  • CIMonitor (née Pulse)

    CIMonitor (née Pulse)

    Because of a conflict with another similar application, we've renamed our CI Monitor application (which I blogged about here) to, appropriately enough, "CIMonitor". The GitHub project is here:...

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  • Mavenlink Chosen as finalist for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards

    Mavenlink Chosen as finalist for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards

    We'd like to congratulate Mavenlink, one of our clients, for being chosen as a finalist for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards. Mavenlink (http://www.mavenlink.com) provides an online...

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  • Pivotal Pulse open-sourced

    Pivotal Pulse open-sourced

    A while back I blogged about Pivotal's internal CI aggregator, which we use to display the status and history of the builds of all the different projects we're working on. In additional to our...

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  • SF.TUG, December 2009 edition

    SF.TUG, December 2009 edition

    Yesterday we held a TUG over lunchtime at our San Francisco offices. The subject was "Tracker 101". Thanks to all those who came; some good questions came up, and we hope you found it useful!

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  • JsUnit moved to GitHub

    JsUnit moved to GitHub

    We've moved JsUnit from SourceForge (where it's been hosted for over 8 years) to GitHub, under Pivotal's account: http://github.com/pivotal/jsunit The motivation is (1) to bring JsUnit...

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  • Webcast: Unit testing with the Palm Mojo SDK

    Webcast: Unit testing with the Palm Mojo SDK

    Next Tuesday, July 14, at 10pm PST, Chris Sepulveda from Pivotal Labs will be broadcasting an O'Reilly WebCast on automated unit testing with the Palm Mojo SDK. Developer testing is at the heart...

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  • GoGaRuCo

    GoGaRuCo

    We had a great time at GoGaRuCo yesterday. If you don't know already, we're live-blogging the conference at pivotallabs.com/gogaruco/blog. Follow along again today as we continue documenting the...

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  • GoGaRuCo Tracker demo

    GoGaRuCo Tracker demo

    We had fun during lunch at GoGaRuCo talking to people about Tracker and demoing the app. Especially cool were the awesome Viking chairs we got to sit it. Thanks to Ryan, David S and Chad for...

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  • GogaRuCo talk: MacRuby & HotCocoa

    GogaRuCo talk: MacRuby & HotCocoa

    The first talk of the conference is by Rich Kilmer on MacRuby & HotCocoa. He's starting out by talking about the history of Apply and Ruby. The first time a version of Ruby was shipped with OS X...

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  • GoGaRuCo

    GoGaRuCo

    The first Golden Gate Ruby Conference (GoGaRuCo) starts tomorrow in San Francisco. Pivotal Labs is happy to be a sponsor of the event. Pivot David Stevenson will be giving a talk titled "Playing...

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  • CI dot Pivotal Labs dot com

    CI dot Pivotal Labs dot com

    At Pivotal Labs we take Continuous Integration (CI) seriously. Every project has a dedicated machine that serves as a CI environment. Each checkin on the project causes a build to be kicked off....

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  • Pictures from the Jolt awards

    Pictures from the Jolt awards

    As Ian just posted, Pivotal Tracker won a Jolt award tonight. Here are some early pictures from the event. The Jolt award for Pivotal Tracker Edward with the Jolt award for Pivotal...

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  • Best Buy & Pivotal Labs

    Best Buy & Pivotal Labs

    Kevin Matheny, Senior E-Biz Architect at Best Buy, has an excellent article today on BusinessWeek.com about Best Buy's take on Agile software development and Best Buy's experiences as a client of...

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  • Back in the land of the living (or: How RubyMine makes me happy)

    Back in the land of the living (or: How RubyMine makes me happy)

    How my outlook on coding in Rails has changed over the past few months! When I made the switch from Java to Rails a few years back, I, like many of my fellow Pivots making that same...

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