FREE ALM Webcast Series in November/December

Application Lifecycle Management is about managing the lifespan of your applications with a set of processes and tools that integrate team members and activities. Visual Studio 2010 focuses on further enhancing the flow of information across your team and improving software quality.  Microsoft invites you to participate in a five part webcast series designed to…


Eric Landes Speaks About Working with Remote Teams at the next Chicago ALM User Group

Have you had to work with remote teams? If you are working in a technology related field, especially software development, chances are you answered “YES”.  Were those remote teams in different time zones, or did they speak another language? Good chance that is the case as well.  Eric Landes is an experienced developer from the…


Some Great FREE Windows Phone and ALM Sessions coming to IL, IN and WI in November!

Successful Agile ALM Using Modern Techniques. – Fast. Forward. Thinking. In this free seminar, we will explore how to leverage Application Lifecycle Management in an Agile environment. Join us as we dive into Microsoft’s tools, the basics of Scrum, emergent architecture and Agile testing. Centare’s panel of experts will provide a beginning to end overview…


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….


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…


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,…


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…


Ever Wonder How We Build Software at Microsoft? Now You Can Read All About It!

I talk to a LOT of customers every year. It might be safe to say I meet with 100+ different companies every year, and have met with several thousand individuals over the past 5 years that I have been at Microsoft. Before that I worked as a consultant and had experience with at least 20…