Doug Seven

Director of Product Management, Visual Studio

Follow Visual Studio Team System on Twitter

Want to keep up on news from the Visual Studio Team System team? Want to get updates from live events and presentations? Want general pointers to valuable content? You can do so in real time by following MicrosoftVSTS on Twitter. Follow our account today at Of course you can follow me too, but I’m… Read more

Oracle Support Announced for Visual Studio Team System 2010 Development

Today it was announced Oracle support will be available for Visual Studio Team System 2010 Development through a Database Schema Provider (DSP).  Quest, a provider of Database Management Solutions, is developing the Oracle DSP for Visual Studio Team System.   For those working in heterogeneous database environments this is BIG news! The Visual Studio Team System… Read more

TechEd is Just Around the Corner (and I am working late)

TechEd 2008 Developers is less than two weeks away, and of course that means we are down to crunch time. I am a co-Track PM for three tracks – Developer Tools & Languages (TLA), Development Practices (DVP), and Windows & Frameworks (WIN). That makes up about 200 different pieces of content (sessions, chalk talks, pre-con’s,… Read more

Sharing Team System Specs

Here’s another nugget from Jeff… One of the things that we quietly rolled out yesterday along with the release of Microsoft® Visual Studio® Team System code name “Rosario” November 2007 CTP is the program to share selected Team System specifications and get your feedback on them.  We have created a new forum specifically designated to… Read more

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Code Name "Rosario" November 2007 CTP is Available

Yes, the newest CTP of the next release of Team System has been made available. From Jeff Beehler:  I’m happy to announce that the next Community Technology Preview of Rosario (officially known as Microsoft® Visual Studio® Team System code name “Rosario” November 2007 CTP) is now available.  Customers can immediately begin downloading the VPC images… Read more

User Group Event: A Lap Around Visual Studio Team System 2008

On Monday, November 26th I will be presenting at the .NET Developer’s Association user group. My goal for the evenng is to spend 1-2 hours going over Visual Studio Team System 2008, showing off its new features, as well as some of the old stand-by’s that were in the 2005 version. Most of my time… Read more

Visual Studio Team System 2008 Has Shipped!

Here is the official word from Jeff Beehler, the Team System Chief of Staff, and the really official word from Soma. Here is where you can download it from MSDN. I have only been officially working on the Team System team for five-months, and I can say that I am thrilled about this release. I… Read more

Upcoming Presentations (Come along, I’d love to meet you)

I have a few upcoming presentations. If you will be in Kuala Lumpur in mid-September, I’d love to meet you. Please, come and introduce yourself. KL TechNite + MIND: Developer’s Rock on September 9th MIND Community and EC iTrain Sdn. Bhd will be organizing a joint event “MIND TechNite: Developers Rock” this coming September 9th… Read more