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JetBrains YouTrack 4 – No More Excuses Not to Be Agile

June 28, 2012

PRAGUE, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

The intelligent bug and issue tracker introduces Agile project management to
facilitate your team’s work flow across the board: absolutely free for early adopters

JetBrains(R), the creators of IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper, TeamCity and other
intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, today announced the
availability of a new major release of YouTrack, their innovative issue tracking and agile
project management system.

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YouTrack has gained widespread popularity thanks to its keyboard-oriented approach,
powerful search queries and command syntax, and fully customizable workflows and issue
attributes.

YouTrack 4.0 introduces a completely new, independent Agile project management module.
Now Scrum teams can plan and manage their work during a series of consecutive sprints,
while teams that follow Kanban process can manage and measure their work flow on the
board. Agile project management in YouTrack is flexible enough to adapt to mature Scrum or
Kanban workflows, as well as to introduce new teams to these Agile processes. In fact, all
teams can get the best of both worlds, by blending their favorite practices from either
process.

“YouTrack doesn’t impose any specific Agile process on you, but helps you follow the
core methodology guidelines and adapt them to your workflow,” said Vadim Gurov, YouTrack
Team Lead. “If you’re new to Agile, you can organize and visualize your process and get
introduced to the main principles of each process. If you’re an expert, you can easily
adapt YouTrack to your workflow and mix-and-match the best practices of each process.”

Key Agile features of new YouTrack 4.0 include:

        - Scrum/Kanban boards
        - Backlog management
        - Burndown and Cumulative Flow charts
        - Multiple projects on one board

Other great features in YouTrack 4.0 include:

        - Custom notification templates
        - Custom reordering of issues
        - Subtasks support
        - SSL keys management
        - Workflow compliance
        - Global and Personal Context

To learn more and try YouTrack, please visit its official website at

http://www.jetbrains.com/youtrack/?YT40PR

YouTrack is available as a hosted in the cloud service (SaaS), or a stand-alone web
application for download. Both options include a Free version accommodating up to 10
users. To use YouTrack and enjoy Agile management for free, download it at
http://www.jetbrains.com/youtrack/download/?YT40PR or sign up for YouTrack InCloud at

https://account.jetbrains.com/youtrackincloud/signup?YT40PR.

YouTrack InCloud commercial plans start from $10/month. YouTrack Stand-Alone packs
start from $249 and include a 1-year subscription for software upgrades. For more details
about YouTrack pricing please see http://www.jetbrains.com/youtrack/buy/?YT40PR.

About JetBrains

JetBrains is a technology-leading software development firm specializing in the
creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software. The company is widely known for
its award-winning Java(TM) integrated development environment IntelliJ(R) IDEA (see
details at http://www.jetbrains.com/idea), ReSharper – a must-have productivity tool
for .NET developers (see http://www.jetbrains.com/resharper), and TeamCity – a
continuous integration and build management environment (
http://www.jetbrains.com/teamcity), among others. JetBrains maintains its headquarters
in Prague, Czech Republic and has R&D labs in St. Petersburg, Russia; Munich, Germany; and
Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, see http://www.jetbrains.com.

Note to Editors: JetBrains, YouTrack, IntelliJ, IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper and TeamCity
are trademarks or registered trademarks of JetBrains, s.r.o. All other trademarks are the
properties of their respective owners.


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