Windows Live Writer

I’m giving the new Windows Live Writer blog editor a try to see whether I like it as much as my trusy BlogJet.  It’s way too early to tell at this point, but Live Writer seems to have potential.  I really like the Web Preview view.


Commitments

Like most organizations, Microsoft is keen on rewarding people who go above and beyond.  Defining what “above and beyond” looks like for every individual in the company is a process we do annually called “Commitments.”  As an organization, we spend significant portions of July and August defining our commitments for the next fiscal year.  The…


Agile 2006

Well, here I am at Agile 2006.  So far, it’s been a good show.  Here’s the list of sessions I’ve attended: Are Agilists the Bonobos of Software Development (Linda Rising) Refactoring Games (Alan Harriman & Josh Kerievsky) Demonstrating Responsibility: The Mindset of an Agile Leader (Christopher Avery) Context Driven Agile Leaders (Todd Little) Homer’s Odyssey…


It happens every time…

<RANT> It happens every time I start a new project.  Team Foundation Server makes me choose a process template when I create a new Team Project.  But, since I’m not happy with any of the process templates I’ve tried so far (MSF Agile, Conchango Scrum, and one custom template), I end up asking myself do…

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