Category Archives: ALM

Reporting on TFS

Today during the Deep dive in Visual Studio and MTM course we were covering the types of reports that can be produced in TFS. Either for tracking your tasks or your tests progress, these reports are produced from the same … Continue reading

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FREE Upgrade to Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN!

There is no better time to get ready for the release of Visual Studio 2015. The new Visual Studio is coming in May 2015 and the prices have been reduced dramatically!When you upgrade from Visual Studio Professional or Visual Studio … Continue reading

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Team Foundation Server 2013 Access Levels

*Info updated here: The amazing world of licenses…when to use them, how to use them, how many computers, how many users, how many services available, on premises or online… These are few of the many questions that I receive … Continue reading

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Enterprise agile – Integrating Project Management and Software Development Teams

Management vs Development, they look like 2 worlds apart right? J Yes they are indeed, but this doesn’t mean that they can’t exists together on the same world and be interconnected. If you want to know more about how to … Continue reading

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Hands On Labs and free book for TFS 2012. How to build a release pipeline?

For those that are into SDLC and ALM, here you have a fantastic guide. No matter what size business you have, customers now expect features such as real-time customer service and frequent releases. The goal of this guide and HOLs … Continue reading

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[#ALM]Agile estimation, Story Points and Planning Poker

Agile estimating and planning is not an art, is a supernatural force that guide us and makes our lives miserable during a project execution with surrealistic delivery dates and weekends in company of our beloved fellas, sleeping in a blanket, … Continue reading

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[#ALM]Why we use agile methodologies?

 In one of my favorite books , I read something concerning: “In the Standish Group’s 2011 CHAOS Report found that more than half of software projects conducted between 2002 and 2010 were either de- scribed as challenged or complete failures; … Continue reading

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