Back in 2012, when we started 7pace (formerly TFS Timetracker), we had a straightforward goal for our company.
Timekeeping for developers sucks and we want to fix it.
Fast forward to 2020 and we’ve made a lot of progress.
With more than 1,500 companies now using 7pace, including enterprises like HP, Orange, Microsoft, Accenture, and Caterpillar, it’s clear that our product fits a need for software teams.
We’ve done a damn good job at creating a time tracking solution that meets the needs of teams without sacrificing the work done by individual developers.
But, not every software team operates within the Microsoft Azure DevOps universe.
Millions of software developers are stuck with terrible timekeeping solutions.
Which, if you ask us, is a shame. Especially given all of the insights that we’ve learned over the years about how to make timekeeping suck less and make development teams smarter, more efficient, and more focused on the work that matters.
Well, let’s not beat around the bush on this one.
7pace is expanding into the GitHub universe.
7pace for GitHub
Developers all over the globe use GitHub to manage and track the work that they do every day.
But, much like teams who were using Microsoft VSTS and TFS back before 7pace, those teams are often hobbling together time tracking solutions using generic tools, spreadsheets, napkins, guesstimates, and whatever other options seem easiest.
Software teams using GitHub’s array of tools, including Projects, don’t have a purpose-built solution that lets teams track time without creating extra work. They don’t have a solution with deep integration into the software lifecycle that helps make data-driven decisions about resources, scope, and effort.
Enter: 7pace for GitHub.
In 2020, we’ll be hard at work building an integrated timekeeping solution for GitHub teams that takes the frustration and frills out of project tracking and planning. The same simple, no-nonsense solution that works wonders for tens of thousands of engineers working in ADO and tracking time with 7pace.
Our Mission Remains the Same
7pace has always been different from other timekeeping options on the market.
In the Azure DevOps universe, we were the first truly integrated solution to provide a time tracker that wasn’t a cumbersome afterthought tacked on to serve the needs of micromanagers.
Our mission is to help developers do their best work.
And, by extension, we want to help software teams work better together.
That hasn’t changed — and it won’t.
As we look toward the launch of 7pace for GitHub, we’re bringing the same dedication to simplicity, autonomy, mastery, and purpose.