What’s with the Ravens logo?

In case you’re wondering what this logo is all about …  At our Microsoft Vancouver office we have an area where engineers, working for remote teams, are gathered. We used to refer to ourselves as the “orphans”, but recently pushed for a team identity. We suggested and picked Ravens for two reasons: “Raven symbolizes creation,…

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Turning on the cold for Tiago – welcome to a cool Vancouver!

We caught up with Tiago Pascoal (MVP, ALM Ranger) in Redmond, where he was recording Application Insight sessions and having lots of fun in the studio It was an honour to welcome him in Vancouver for the weekend before he returned home. We started with a trip to Vancouver Island, enjoying the cruise, the fresh…

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What’s up with us playing Kanban games in the garage?

A couple of months ago a colleague, Ewald Hofman, delivered a phenomenal Kanban training at Microsoft Vancouver, using the getKanban. game. It triggered numerous discussions during and long after the event, and influenced posts such as planning … it’s all about people and the secret sauce to managing our backlog and TODO lists‎. The game…

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