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…


WOW, some great FREE Live Workshops on Visual Studio 2010 and TFS 2010. Sign up Today!

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 ALM tools and Microsoft Project Server 2010 We would like to invite you to attend any of our upcoming live workshops in September!  These web workshops will provide you with in-depth exposure into the different Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 ALM Tools with separate webcasts covering the capabilities of Microsoft Project Server…


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…


Another Tech Conference in Chicago this Summer? YES! Check Out TechWeek RIGHT NOW

It seems lately it’s hard to keep up with all the conferences.  Whether your bag is Windows, Windows Phone, Web, Azure, there is something going on for you lately.  Running through next Friday, July 29th is TechWeek in my very own home town of Chicago, IL. TechWeek is a week of conference, expo and events…


ALM Catalyst Live Workshops – The Smart Way to Learn.

So while I am always happy to cover these topics with my customers, there are 2 problems with this: I don’t scale well.  I have several HUNDRED customers across many states and I can only be at one place at a time.  This gives you many opportunities to get the topics you need covered when…


More Free TFS 2010 and Visual Studio 2010 Webcasts available in June and July!

Testing SharePoint – Functional and Performance Testing for SharePoint based applications using Visual Studio 2010 June 29, 2011 12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) During this free one hour webcast we will we’ll demonstrate the SharePoint specific testing capabilities of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server. More and more SharePoint is being leveraged as an…

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Visual Studio vNext is coming! But have you already ramped up on what’s already in Visual Studio 2010?

Managing Requirements & Tracking Defects w/Team Foundation Server 2010 May 25 Registration Manual & Automated Software Testing w/Microsoft Test Manager June 1 Registration Load & Performance Testing w/Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 June 8 Registration Implementing Test Lab Virtualization w/Microsoft Lab Management June 15 Registration Reporting & Dashboard Options in Team Foundation Server 2010 June 22…

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Are you REALLY leveraging your MSDN benefits? If not, let me help you!

I somehow forgot to include this in my original post, but here is a slide deck that walks you through the entire process and specifies how to take advantage of your various MSDN benefits: http://cid-e796c9484df4baa3.office.live.com/view.aspx/VS%202010%20Presentations/2010%20msdn%20training%20for%20developers.pptx First caveat I am going to issue is this: I am not a sales or licensing expert so I cannot…

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Excellent List of FREE Webcasts around our new Visual Studio 2010 Testing Tools!

Improving Developer and Tester Collaboration using Visual Studio 2010 May 11, 2011 12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) Visual Studio 2010 introduces a powerful new set of tools and capabilities that enable testers and developers to collaborate like never before. Using VS 2010, testers can easily create actionable bugs when a defect is found. The level of data…

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