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.
#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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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:...
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...
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...
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!
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:
The motivation is (1) to bring JsUnit...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...