Visual Studio ALM Rangers – Champion Awards 2015

We are pleased to announce the Champion Awards 2015 winners, the “best of the best”, selected by their ALM Ranger peers and communities, for impact over the past 12 months. It has been a humbling experience to review each of the comments and realize the magnitude of impact these engineers have made to Microsoft and…

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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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Congratulations to all the Visual Studio ALM Ranger 2014 Champions‎

We are pleased to announce the 2014 champions, the “best of the best”, selected by their ALM Ranger peers. To add more context to the nominations we are including nomination comments (“as is”), as well as the two runners up in each category this time. champions 2014 –> product owner champion We have two winners,…

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Two new special t-shirts for four special ALM Rangers!

In 7 years of VSTS –> Visual Studio ALM Rangers history … a …‎ we introduced our official shirts and custom t-shirts. It gives me great pleasure to introduce two new t-shirts and four special winners! winners Back Why Winners The winners responded to our call for success story in which the Visual Studio ALM…

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7 years of VSTS –> Visual Studio ALM Rangers history … a la shirts

Official Ranger Shirts You can recognise the ALM Rangers in their official shirts dating back to the blue 2006 VSTS Ranger days, 2010 ALM Rangers and soon to be distributed 2013 ALM Rangers shirt (front). … 3 shirts embracing 7 years of phenomenal adventures. Certified ALM Rangers Ruck Masters will get two shirts, the one…

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Congratulations to all the Visual Studio ALM Ranger 2013 Champions

Champions 2013 Congratulations to all the winners and also the runners up! You guys lead by example and inject the passion, commitment, expertise, empathy, trust and professionalism which fuels our phenomenal community! Brian Blackman wins the ALM Rangers Ruck Master Champion 2013 Award Tony Whitter wins the ALM Rangers Project Lead Champion 2013 Award Joshua…

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Mike Fourie wins the ALM Rangers Champion of Champions 2013 Award

Michael Fourie has been nominated by his peers and has won the Champion of Champions award for being the brightest star amongst ALM Rangers over the past twelve months, who we admire & respect. “Unedited” comments submitted with some of the nominations: No one matches the energy and enthusiasm that Mike has! It’s a hat…

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ALM Rangers T-Shirt … after being stopped twice in the street, I give up :)

When we shipped our biggest “wave” of ALM Rangers Readiness content, which you can find here and will soon see on a Treasure Map, we decided to send a t-shirt to every ALM Ranger who was involved in one way or the other. On my way home from Redmond to Vancouver I was stopped twice…

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Welcome our new Visual Studio ALM Ranger Champions and the (UN)HIDE button

Every year we get together to nominate the champions amongst the Visual Studio ALM Rangers and the champion of champions. We chose the ALM MVP Summit to take a few moments to announce the 2012 champions, because the nominations all originate from our biggest “Gig” and quite a few are ALM MVPs 🙂 Thanks Charles…

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ALM Ranger Champions – Willy’s nominations!

We try and highlight all the outstanding contributions by ALM Rangers and regularly nominate Champions, Champion of Champions and special achievements … but  unfortunately we do not know about all the phenomenal work done by the ALM Rangers behind the scenes. I have been watching the community for a while, have asked by colleagues for…

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