Visual Studio 2010 == happiness

“Visual Studio 2010 == happiness” is from one of the VSTS 2010 talks today.  I expected more buzz around Windows Azure but talking to folks in the lounge, at lunch and over coffee there is huge interest in some of the new features in VSTS 2010 especially in the improvements around testing and architecture. It’s…

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Agile adoption at the methodology level

I jumpstarted my PDC experience this year by attending a pre-conference talk on Agile Perspective; Industry and Microsoft.  I was surprised to see such strong turn out on a Sunday.  There appeared to be about 200 people at the talk. Many times I need to hear something several times before I have an “a-ha” moment. …

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Live from Los Angeles… It’s the 2008 PDC!

I’m in Los Angeles this week to attend the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC).  My personal PDC goal is to focus on how partners supplement our Microsoft ALM offerings.  I’m especially interested in seeing complimentary and competitive offerings to Visual Studio Team System. I’ll be posting some PDC thoughts this week via twitter (https://twitter.com/jampick) and…

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