Visual Studio 2012 Launch RoadShows around the World

Unless you have been living under a rock you might have noticed a little launch event recently. Well to complement the launch Microsoft is running a bunch of Visual Studio 2012 Launch RoadShows in the UK and USA. Well now its time to take that launch on the road.

Get a free Team Companion licence for Visual Studio 2012 Launch?

I recently posted on Requirement management in the modern application lifecycle and in that post I mentioned a product called Team Companion from Ekobit. Well, to celebrate its 5th anniversary and the launch of Visual Studio 2012 the awesome folks at Ekobit have decided to give away a whole bunch of licences for that fantastic […]

Scrum-damentals Webcast on 17th February 2012

We often speak about the basics of scrum and rarely get into the problems and I wanted a session that represented the “next steps” after deciding that this Scrum thing was a good idea. I will, hopefully, be hitting this session at those that already understand Scrum, but are looking for a little implementation knowledge […]

Coffee Talk: Introduction to Scrum – webcast event this Friday!

If you attended Coffee Talk: Scrum versus Kanban (re-match) … Thursday at High Noon! where I trumped Steven Borg’s Kantban or even Steven’s session on Coffee Talk: Introduction to Kanban then you should also attend this… I will be delving into more detail on Scrum with an in depth look into the roles of Scrum […]

Coffee Talk: Scrum versus Kanban

I am doing a free session this Friday with Steven Borg to help folks understand the differences between Scrum and Kanban and where each fit. This will be an introductory session and future sessions will be split with Steven Box doing the Kanban and me doing the Scrum sessions. Join me for this Free Webcast […]

Free training at Northwest Cadence

Even though I have only been at Northwest Cadence for a short time I have already done so much. What I really wanted to do was let you guys know about a bunch of FREE training that NWC offers. These sessions are at a fantastic time for the UK as 9am PST (Seattle time) is […]

Professional Scrum Developer (.NET) Training in London

On the 26th – 30th July in Microsoft’s offices in London Adam Cogan from SSW will be presenting the first Professional Scrum Developer course in the UK. I will be teaching this course along side Adam and it is a fantastic experience. You are split into teams and go head-to-head to deliver units of potentially […]

Scrum with Team Foundation Server 2010 Done

Since I have joined SSW as a Solution Architect its Chief Architect, Adam Cogan, has been mentoring me and pushing me to do better. One of the things that I have been wanting to do since the first DDD Scotland was to present a session. For DDD Scotland 2010 Adam suggested that I submit he […]

Developer Day Scotland

  The Developer Developer Developer event held at Glasgow Caledonian University (my University) yesterday was excellent. Kudos to Colin Angus Mackay and the other organisers for all of the effort they have put in once again. Everything you wanted to know about refactoring but were afraid to ask! I attended Gary Short‘s session on refactoring […]

MSDN Roadshow UK 2007

I have been very lazy of late with my blogging. But I am now getting a spurt so I thought I should mention that I attended the Roadshow at the Glasgow Science Center. I though it would be boring, but apart from one session, it was very good. Two of the speekers realy stood out. […]