Notes from my 2/13 Virtual Office Hours

Thanks to those of you who joined my office hours earlier today!  It was great to chat! I’ve noted some of the more direct questions asked during our time, and have included some information below to help answer them. Q: What’s coming for the build system for TFS? Chris Patterson blogged about this very topic…


My Office Hours are Back!

I’ll let the office hours landing page do the talking, but just a heads up that I’ve set up recurring office hours for the Spring! More here: I hope to “see you in my office”!


More CloudFests! Hello, Portland!

On February 10th (next week!), Microsoft will be hosting a CloudFest in Portland!  Click here to register (more details below)! CloudFest: An Exclusive Azure Workshop Microsoft, Northwest Cadence, and Marquam Group invite you to participate in an all day event, featuring hands-on labs after lunch!   Agenda Welcome & Breakfast Keynote Presentation Sessions (choose one)…


More CloudFests! Hello Bellevue!

I wanted to let you know about a really exciting Azure Hands-on Workshop event that we have coming up in the Bellevue area on February 26th! Microsoft, Northwest Cadence, and Neal Analytics invite you to participate in an all-day event, featuring hands-on labs after lunch! We hope you can join us for a look at…


Check out the Cloud Platform roadmap

Microsoft recently added a new resource for all you folks with your heads in the Cloud: the Cloud Platform roadmap. It’s a website that gives you an at-a-glance view of what Azure is up to.  There are sections that talk about recent releases of new capabilities and services, items that are in preview (but available),…


More CloudFests Coming your Way!

Learn Azure hands-on! The cloud has moved way beyond novelty—more and more of us live and work there every day. That’s why we’ve put together CloudFest, a set of Hands-On Labs (HOL) that will be sweeping North America.   I hope you can attend one or more of these no-cost events.   Here’s what you can…


In case you missed it, do more with VSO Basic!

You can read the full announcement here, but here are some core changes made to VSO Basic plans (don’t worry, it’s all good!) Any user with a VSO Basic license can now take advantage of these features (in addition to everything you could do before): Web-based test execution Agile portfolio management Work item chart authoring…