Hackatrix 2015 Teams Agile Developers in Peru with Belatrix Software’s Scrum Masters in “Social IT” Coding Marathon

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Belatrix Software challenges Peru’s brightest developers, engineers and software students to develop innovations in “Social IT” during a day-long coding marathon -- Hackatrix 2015 at Lima’s Universidad de San Martín de Porres. An Argentina-based software product and application developer with a significant customer footprint in the U.S., Belatrix is the leading nearshore agile innovator with more than 30 percent of its team members certified as Scrum Masters – the most important credential in agile software development.

Agile innovator Belatrix Software’s Hackatrix 2015, a day-long day-long software development marathon, challenges Peru’s brightest coders to collaborate in teams to design and develop “Social IT” projects. Hackatrix teams must develop a fully functional app or software within a limited timeframe, concluding with the Best of Hackatrix Award to the team with the app that demonstrates the greatest promise for society or biggest impact on users’ well being.

Hosted by one of Lima’s most important universities - Universidad de San Martín de Porres - on Saturday, May 23, Belatrix’s third-annual Hackatrix brings programmers from across Peru together in collaboration with Scrum Masters from Belatrix to complete “Social IT” projects using agile methodology to develop and demo functional apps in just a single day of intensive, hackathon-style team coding.

At Belatrix’s first Peru Hacktrix held at Lima’s Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) in May 2014, notable projects included the development of a platform that can be used to find lost pets and the creation of a social website for children who suffer from cleft lip and cleft palate. Evaluated by an expert jury on the basis of innovation, project progress and maturity of the team, at Hacktrix 2014, JoyTeam won the Best of Hacktrix 2014 award with "Joyfeel," a social network platform focused on publishing good news and personal challenges developed in the IOS language.

“We are happy to bring together the best agile innovators in Peru with our expert team of Scrum Masters to spark inventiveness and creativity to bring to lift the brilliant ideas of the participating coding teams,” said Alex Robbio, Co-Founder and Vice President of Business Development of Belatrix. “The social applications developed at Hackatrix 2015 guarantee rapid-fire results and showcase the world-class talents of Peru’s nearshore innovators in Social IT, Mobile and User Experience.”

About Belatrix Software
Belatrix Software helps clients achieve the full impact of their R&D capabilities developing high quality, innovative software, QA, testing and mobile solutions that enable clients to generate best-in-class software products, decrease time to market, and gain competitive edge. A rising star in agile innovation, Belatrix clients include both established Fortune level and emerging, venture-backed firms, such as areDisney, Adobe, SiriusXM, mFoundry, and Chatham Financial. Belatrix is a South American company with offices in Naples, New York, Mendoza, and Lima. For more information, please call +1 (855) 521-4533 or visit http://www.belatrixsf.com.

Fernando Gonzalez Aguirre
Marketing Director, Belatrix Software
[email protected] / +1.617.608.1413, ext. 1356

Steven Beedle
ZNA Communications
[email protected] / +1.831.901.9333

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