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Urban Turtle Evolves Into an Application Platform for Microsoft Team Foundation Server

March 1, 2013

Urban Turtle Evolves Into an Application Platform for Microsoft Team Foundation Server
LAVAL, QC, CANADA (RPRN) 03/01/13 —

Pyxis Studio, the company behind Urban Turtle, the leading Agile planning tool for Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), announced today that it has transformed Urban Turtle into an “application platform” to better match dynamic and growing client needs. Moving forward and exclusively for TFS 2012, Urban Turtle will be a gateway for managers and developers alike to purchase software solutions on demand—all within TFS 2012.

At the core of the new Urban Turtle platform is the ability for companies, development teams, or individuals to purchase applications based on their goals and objectives. For instance, managers seeking to track project progress can purchase Urban Turtle’s newest add-on, a dashboard for TFS, without leaving the application. The dashboard offers configurable widgets, including an innovative Sunset Graph that project managers will love.

“The new Urban Turtle platform allows clients to extend TFS with incredible ease. Once initial software is installed, users pick and choose the applications they need and customize them, if need be,” says Dominic Danis, Product Director. The result allows users to avoid costly and time-consuming software acquisition and installation delays. Clients can now get the software they need to be successful—when they need it (24/7).

To support this new direction, and building on Urban Turtle’s hugely popular planning and task boards, the team has already introduced several new applications, including an estimation board to improve and speed up the estimation process and Fast Track, a highly configurable board that allows teams to manage interruptions (e.g. support tickets) and simultaneously maintain sprint commitments.

“This is just the beginning. Our team is committed to developing SMART innovations for our growing client community,” Dominic continued. Moving forward, Urban Turtle will regularly introduce new and valuable applications. More than ever, the team is dedicated to delivering awesome software to help Agile teams around the world be more successful.

About Urban Turtle

Urban Turtle helps over 700 companies in 21 countries build better software faster. Widely known as the leading Agile development tool for Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Urban Turtle has evolved into an application platform for TFS. The new platform, Urban Turtle 2012, is the most powerful, tightly-integrated, and comprehensive software offering that empowers companies to optimize software development—and have fun doing it. Applications in the software platform include backlog management, a task board, a dashboard, an estimation board, a daily stand-up timer, and much more. For the love of Agile software and to learn more about Urban Turtle TFS add-ons, find us at urbanturtle.com.

About Pyxis Studio

The Studio is the software development division of Pyxis Technologies inc. We develop sustainable applications, maintain existing ones, and assist development teams by providing Agile products as well as technical guidance and professional services on how to implement state-of-the-art development techniques. Our Studio lives for unique and personalized software designs and inspiring projects that we can carry out with or for our clients. We welcome our clients into our teams where we not only develop software but create unique experiences that bring software development to a higher level.

 

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For additional information: Dominic Danis, 1.855.875.2072 ext. 1, ddanis@urbanturtle.com

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