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Sasha Heinen

Re-Engineering the Pivotal Tracker Android App

On the Tracker team, “rewrite” has come to be a dirty word. With a legacy system that entails as many features as we offer, building from the ground up always takes 4x longer than expected. However, sometimes a codebase reaches a state where it’s the only option, and about a year ago the Tracker Android app and productivity had ground to a halt. Read more...

Jeff Schomay

Using Elm in Production at Pivotal Tracker

Here at Pivotal Tracker, we have a large product with many pieces in many different tech stacks—some are in Rails RJS, some are plain jQuery, a lot is Backbone, and some is React. We experimented with Redux for a while, and though the architecture was good, it added too much complexity, especially when we tried to integrate it with the existing Backbone code. Read more...

Matt Heidemann

Android v1.0 is Out!

After months of work and testing, we’re excited to announce the release of v1.0 of the Pivotal Tracker Android app! The app has been re-engineered from the ground up, and shaped by your feedback. Read more...

Steve Lichtenstein

Case Study: SenseGrow

Since 2014, SenseGrow has been providing software that allows their customers to connect their products to the Internet of Things. We spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Atindra Chandel about productivity, shaping agile processes to work best for his team, and their evaluation matrix. Read more...

Dan Podsedly

Wrapping Up 2016 and Looking Ahead

Thank you for a great year! As we head into the sunset of 2016, we’d like to look back at what’s been happening with Tracker, and share a peek at the not-so-mysterious future. Read more...

Poornima Vijayashanker

How to Build a Pipeline of Technical Talent

There has been a lot of conversation in the tech community about how to build a pipeline of computer scientists for the next generation, bring awareness to groups that aren’t current represented, and improve diversity numbers. Read more...