About 6 months ago I was approached by Mickey to help him on the third edition of Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2013. I jumped at the chance, only to be in dismay at the amount of work, and now relieved that it is all over.
Well, that’s me started ALM Consulting in Scotland, UK & Europe as naked ALM Consulting – Martin Hinshelwood. As I write this I am on a train on my way to my first engagement in the north of England is what looks to be and awesome group of folks to talk a little Scrum and Team Foundation Build.
It can be hard to understand how to break down your backlog into actionable requirement that are small enough to fit in a sprint. This workshop shows you how to break down desirements into backlog items.
Yet another change for the better as I move in a few months back to Scotland to join my family.
There were many new improvements in Visual Studio ALM that were announced at this years ALM Summit event that I can only pick a few to highlight as my favourites. Brian Harry did the keynote on the second day and almost immediately announced Visual Studio 2012.2 CTP 2 and a bunch of new features some of which were made available in TF Service (http://tfs.visualstudio.com) immediately.
The new normal for software development is the theme for the keynote at the Visual Studio Launch Roadshows that I will be speaking at this week I have been doing a little research. It seams that there is, especially in the USA, an imperative to not push a message that you don’t think that the […]
If we are building software in a modern application lifecycle there is no way that we would be able to deliver modern applications without some form of automated testing. Automated testing is the one thing that makes sure that we are able to deliver working software that meets the quality bar while still keeping the […]
Manual Testing in this new age of the modern application lifecycle has taken on new complexities that make it even more difficult to track and identify which tests are passing, which are failing and to which environment that data should be associated. Update 2013-02-19 – Featured in ALM Mag Vol 1 Issue 2. If you want to subscribe […]
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.
Visual Studio ALM [Kindle Edition] Guidance for agile teams building software with Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server & Scrum A journey through Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with Martin Hinshelwood, Senior ALM Consultant at Northwest Cadence, Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP of the Year 2011, Visual Studio ALM Rangers Champion 2011 and Professional Scrum Trainer. Kindle […]