Wondering who the ALM Rangers are? Start here…

Understanding who [1] the ALM Rangers are, their mission and manifesto [2], solutions [3], publications [4], triage [5], and process [6], as well as showing their geographic distribution [7] is easy. [1] aka.ms/vsarindex [2] aka.ms/vsarunderstand [3] aka.ms/vsarsolutions [4] aka.ms/vsarpublications [5] aka.ms/vsartriage [6] …/archive/tags/pm/ [7] youtube  Understanding why they are doing it, sacrificing precious family time…

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Introducing the Visual Studio ALM Rangers – David Starr

This post is part of an ongoing series of Rangers introductions. See Ranger Index (Who is Who?) for more details. Who you are? David Starr, an ALM and agile fanboy with deep roots in the Microsoft ALM community. I was an MVP for a while, a blue badge for a while, and now am Scrum.org…

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Understanding TFS migrations from on-premise to Visual Studio Online – Part 1: Concepts

We are pleased to announce that the release of the Understanding TFS migrations from on-premise to Visual Studio Online research findings whitepaper. This first part provides practical guidance on selecting a suitable migration strategy as well as tooling to migrate to Visual Studio Online without affecting your operational environment or data fidelity. It covers the…

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Hassan Fadili @ SDC Conference and VINCI institute – the evidence :)

In the Hassan Fadili @ SDC Conference and VINCI institute post we mentioned that Hassan would be embarking on two great adventures. Well, he did and it is time to enjoy the evidence he kindly shared with us … CONGRATULATIONS Hassan on your successful adventure in Morocco for the Community, MSP’s and University students! It…

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Extracting effective permissions from TFS whitepaper and sample

We are pleased to announce that the release of the Extracting effective permissions from TFS research findings, packaged in a whitepaper and samples, based on a prototype, not a production solution. where is the stuff? where is security auditing research feedback? We have completed, but not yet made plans to release the security auditing research…

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Ranger Flash – November 2014 … a very brief flash!

  You can find the latest flight plan snapshot at aka.ms/vsarFlightPlan latest news Team Foundation Server Word Add-in goes OSS as a “sample” allowing the community to use it in their own ways. Anisha Pindoria introduced the Channel 9 series with two block busters (first, second), containing great interviews with ALM Rangers at the MVP…

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Team Foundation Server Word Add-in goes OSS as a “sample”

We are pleased to announce that the release of Team Foundation Server Word Add-in as a sample solution, based on a prototype, not a production solution. Moving to OSS will allow the community to use it in their own ways. where is the stuff? related solutions Review these and other solutions, if you need a…

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Fun of PM.4 … Advocate and evangelise

After covering Persona, Energise and Enable, we have reached the end of the series with this post focused on Advocate. We will also take a quick look at questions that were raised against recent posts and conclude with a snapshot of a week in Willy’s PM world. evangelise The Program Manager is the spokesperson, the…

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Another custom t-shirt for our midnight demo warrior!

We recently had an important end-of-project demonstration, for the Extract effective permission from TFS whitepaper and tooling research project, to the Product Owner, at 12:00 PDT. As everyone knows, we work with geographically distributed team members and while high-noon was the scheduled time (for me), most others were ahead in time … and for Hosam…

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