What I am Chattering about Lately (and REPEATEDLY) on Twitter Lately

In case you haven’t heard, I am ALL OVER social networking.  If you follow my personal account, it’s full of cooking stories and food pics, DIY and crafting advice, My Fluevog shoe obsession, cute pictures of my dog, cute pictures of OTHER people’s dogs and tech stuff.  Maybe not your cup of tea, cause you…


FREE Software Process & Scrum On-line Event Series by Northwest Cadence in October and November!

Software Process Events Series Thursday, October 6 | Introduction to Scrum Register to attend Scrum is the most adopted agile methodology. Time and again, it has transformed low performing development teams into powerful creators of business value. Scrum does particularly well in environments where requirements shift or change unpredictably and in areas with substantial uncertainty….


These are a few of my favorite things… by which I mean Windows Phone Mango updates!

If you’re picturing me dancing around a huge bedroom in a long white governess’ nightgown (a la Julie Andrews in A Sound of Music) you’re not far off!!  So like everyone else, I have been waiting with bated breath for the Windows Phone update called Mango.  Don’t get me wrong, I loved my original Windows…


FREE Web Workshops on Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 ALM tools by Imaginet

October Workshops Manual Testing in Agile Teams Test Management in Agile Teams November Workshops Testing in an Agile Team December Workshops Automated Load and UI Testing for SharePoint Projects Testing with SharePoint Projects Using Lab Management with SharePoint Development   Manual Testing in Agile Teams Although automated testing is often thought of as the holy…


A Day with Microsoft Virtualization, Hyper-V, SCVMM 2012 and SCOM 2012…Coming to a City Near You Soon!

Have you been considering using Hyper-V but are not yet familiar with Microsoft’s virtualization platform? Or maybe you only have experience on VMware and want to see what we have to offer? If you are a Visual Studio user considering using our new Lab Management capabilities you may also be wondering what the “magic” is…


Windows 7 Deployment Online Event on October 25th. Register Soon!

Windows 7 Deployment – Why and How? Location – Online Conference Date & Time – 25 October 2011, 09:30-17:00 Abstract – “Join us on 25 October for the ‘Windows 7 Deployment – Why and How?’ online conference, a one-stop guide to why Windows 7 makes sense for your organization and how it can be easily…


Tech.Days Online Event Coming October 27th, 2011. Sign up today!

Tech.Days Online Location – Online Conference Date & Time – 27 October 2011, 09:00-16:00 Abstract – “Tech.Days Online is back. This one-day online conference features a range of sessions specially tailored for IT pros and covering the big challenges for the year ahead. Join Microsoft experts plus professionals from IT departments around the UK to…


Richard Hundhausen Speaking in Chicago About TFS 11 and Scrum in October!

Just wanted to announce that we’ve picked a date for our October Visual Studio ALM user group meeting, and this time we have Richard Hundhausen speaking.  Turns out he’s going to be in town that week teaching the Professional Scrum Developer training course and I decided to take advantage of his time, and our friendship,…


Indianapolis TFS User Group Meets on October 5th to talk about Load & Performance Testing!

In case you haven’t run across it yet, we have a great group of technologists in Indianapolis focusing on Application Lifecycle Management, SDLC and best practices using Team Foundation Server for managing development. They meet every month or so at the Microsoft Office to talk about latest developments in the industry, tips and tricks for…


FREE Live Webcast on “Getting Agile with Testing” with Sam Guckenheimer on September 22nd

As we emerge from the greatest recession of our lifetimes, organizations are striving to involve their stakeholders, and apply modern, agile engineering practices when developing software. Indeed, in many organizations, the questions have shifted from Why Agile to How and How Fast can software be produced. Testing is central to the success or failure of…