Microsoft Agile Tools Team doing Agile

Adam Cogan from SSW was in Redmond later last year, and he caught up with the TFS Agile Team while they were doing a Stand Up. He’s produced a couple of great videos explaining what he saw.   By the way, these are a part of a pretty cool set of videos SSW are producing…


More VSS to TFS Workshops this Month in MEL, SYD, BNE and Online

Hot on the heels of my post on the Readify DevDay in Sydney, I got a note about even more VSS to TFS workshops (this time presented by Richard Angus from Enhance ALM). Topics include: The benefits of migrating to TFS A demonstration of the key features of TFS Pre-migration planning Hands-on walk through of…


TFS for VSS Users – 1/2 day training in Sydney

I got this note from Sarah Webb at Readify today – looks like a good way to spend half a day if you’re looking to move from Visual Source Safe to a more modern source control system (and get a heap of additional goodness thrown in) Readify Dev Day: TFS for VSS Users… Since 2005,…


Linked .NET User Group – April Events. SQL 2008, VSTS 2010

Brian Madsen pinged me today, at almost the same time as my automatic notification arrived. This month the Linked .Net Users Group has two great Live Meetings as pare of their ongoing program (recordings of previous sessions are archived here). Session 1 – register here April 8th 03:00 Sydney time – Greg Low – iFTS…


Ramp yourself up with Ramp Up

I know, getting training budget is hard at the moment, but you really want to make yourself as employable as possible. Help is at hand (in fact, it’s only a mouse click away). There are, of course, a whole bunch of Virtual Labs you can do (for developers and for infrastructure people). There’s also a…


Demos Happen { Here } – State finals starting in Sydney tonight.

This evening (Monday 11 Aug) is the first of the Demos Happen { Here } state finals. We’ll be kicking off at 6pm at Microsoft HQ in North Ryde. Subsequently we’ll be holding finals in the MS offices in Canberra – Aug 12 6pm Melbourne – Aug 13 6:30pm Brisbane – Aug 18 6pm Adelaide…


WOW! It’s the Technology of TechEd Track

Following Kleefy‘s not so unexpected announcement, I’ve taken over the Technology of TechEd Track for this year’s TechEd Australia event. Here’s the spiel that I wrote for the track. Come on a journey behind the scenes at Tech•Ed. This track will take you end-to-end in the technology deployed to make the event the showcase it…


More VSTS2008 Virtual Images on MSDN

Matt Nunn sent this round recently – a couple of additions to the many Virtual Images you can download and just start using. I would like to announce that just prior to the holiday season we posted new public VSTS 2008 VPC Images. There are 2 versions of the VPC available: · The first VPC…