|Type||Subsidiary of EMC Corporation|
|Headquarters||San Francisco, California|
|Key people||Rob Mee, CEO
Sherry Erskine, CFO
Pivotal Labs is an agile software development consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation, and has offices in Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Denver, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, and Toronto.
Pivotal promotes Ruby on Rails, pair programming, test-driven development and behavior driven development. Clients include Groupon, Best Buy, EMI Music, Zendesk, Mavenlink, Twitter, and Urban Dictionary.
The company was founded in 1989 by Rob Mee and Sherry Erskine. In 2008, Pivotal Labs released Pivotal Tracker, which it had been using as their internal project management and collaboration software, to the Ruby on Rails community. That year, Pivotal Tracker won the Jolt Product Excellence Award in the Project Management category. In March 2012, Pivotal Labs was acquired by EMC.
In October 2013, Pivotal Labs acquired Toronto-based Xtreme Labs, a mobile app development company, for $65 million.
Pivotal Tracker Project Screenshot
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