Agile in Africa 2016

Martin Hinshelwood 27 January, 2016

Last year I attended Agile In Africa, an event that I would list as the most fun event I have ever attended…

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Branch Policies for TFVC

Martin Hinshelwood 13 January, 2016

Have you looked enviously at the Branch Policy feature for Git in TFS or VSTS? Are you stuck on TFVC? How would you implement Branch Policies on TFVC? Find out…

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Professional Scrum Courses for 2016 in Oslo, Norway

Martin Hinshelwood 6 January, 2016

To implement good DevOps strategies you need to get planning and organisation out of the way of people so that they can focus on delivering value. The value of Scrum is cutting through the chaos and reducing the risk, side…

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The High of Release

Martin Hinshelwood 5 December, 2015

Just a week or so ago I was at Microsoft Future Decoded event in London to talk about the new Release Management tools that will be made available at Connect() and that might make it in to TFS 2015 Update…

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Big Scrum: All you need and not enough

Martin Hinshelwood 1 July, 2015

Once you have Professional Scrum Teams you can focus on enhancing the communication lines that are a necessity of Scaling Software Delivery. Nexus is a framework for using Scrum to scale Scrum from Scrum.org and Ken Schwaber…

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Big Scrum: Are you doing mechanical Scrum

Martin Hinshelwood 24 June, 2015

Are you doing mechanical Scrum? Also called flaccid Scrum, amateur Scrum, or by-the-book Scrum; all are equally ineffective. If you are not able to ship twice the features in half the time that you used to, then you…

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How to rename a Team Project in TFS 2015

Martin Hinshelwood 30 April, 2015

TAG:Ever since TFS 2005 shipped we have been asking ourselves why, oh, why, can’t we rename a Team Project. As each version of the product shipped we hoped beyond hope that this would change and we would get…

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Install TFS 2015 today

Martin Hinshelwood 30 April, 2015

Microsoft just announced the availability of TFS 2015 and with Go-Live you can install TFS 2015 in production today and be fully supported. I just completed first production successful upgrade for a customer from TFS 2013 to TFS 2015…

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