Microsoft Positioned in Leader Quadrant in New Gartner Magic Quadrant for ALM

In a new Magic Quadrant (MQ) report, Gartner recently evaluated 16 ALM vendors, rating them on the completeness of their vision and ability to execute. Microsoft received the top placement in the MQ and was one identified as “one of the only vendors to cover all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle.”  The report was released…

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EMC/Conchango release Scrum for Team System V3 Beta 1

EMC/Conchango have released Scrum for Team System V3 Beta 1 for use with VSTS/TFS 2010 Beta 1.   Version 3 is designed expressly for TFS 2010, taking advantage of the new platform’s capabilities.   Please be aware that the current beta version of Scrum for Team System has only been tested against TFS 2010 Beta…

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Visual Studio Team System 2010 New Features, Extensibility Points and Partner Opportunities

As part of my role in working with partners in the Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) Program I have spent a lot of time documenting the new features and extensibility point of Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio Team System 2010.  I have been sharing this information with VSIP partners under NDA a long time…

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Gaming Company drives compliance using IBM Telelogic Doors integration with VSTS

Our VSIP partner IBM has been working with a large gaming company whose motivation to improve their software development process was general process improvement and regulatory compliance. Slot machines are complex systems that need to be very precise and now are often part of a large, secure, real-time, networked system (server-based gaming). The Nevada gaming…

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Maximize The Impact Of Team Foundation Server With Free Live Workshops.

Make sure your business application development projects are advancing with the greatest possible efficiency, consistency, quality, and time to market with free ALM Catalyst Live Workshops. ALM Catalyst Live Workshops are a series of two-hour interactive workshops; repeated over a period of sixteen weeks giving you the flexibility to fit with your schedule.  The ALM…

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Microsoft Unveils Next Version of Visual Studio and .NET Framework

Microsoft has provided the first look at the next version of its developer tools and platform, which will be named Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0. Microsoft described the next release through the following five focus areas: riding the next-generation platform wave, inspiring developer delight, powering breakthrough departmental applications, enabling emerging trends such…

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VSX Developer Conference sessions taking shape

the VSX (Visual Studio Extensibility) team has started posting preliminary details about the sessions planned for the VSX Developer Conference to be held September 15th and 16th. To check out what is planed visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/cc676517.aspx .  Microsoft is hosting this developer conference to teach developers how to extend Visual Studio.  In addition to the VSX Conference, Visual…

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VSIP Partner InnerWorkings helps you Build your .NET skills – for free!

Through February 25th, InnerWorkings (www.innerworkings.com) is giving away 10 hours of hands-on .NET learning to any INETA member, no strings attached. This is your chance to sharpen your current skills or learn some new technologies at no cost, using InnerWorkings Developer. All the following are included: Object Oriented Programming • AJAX Extensions        Silverlight 1.0 New…

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MSDN Webcast: Implementing Visual Studio in Cross-Platform Environments

I recently presented this web cast you may be interested in.  Here is the abstract: Many enterprise customers have cross-platform environments and need tools that can bridge these environments. A number of Microsoft Visual Studio partners provide solutions that integrate with Visual Studio for language services, embedded systems, and cross-platform tracing, and with Microsoft Visual…

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MSDN WebCast: Defining & Managing Requirements with Visual Studio & Visual Studio Team System

I recently presented this web cast you may be interested in.  Here is the abstract: Developing precise and accurate requirements is a crucial step in the success of a development project or a new business process. Microsoft Visual Studio Team System, along with Microsoft Visual Studio partner solutions, can help companies improve their requirements development…

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