25 05, 2012

Free Public Sector Event: Agile Development Using Visual Studio ALM

By | 2012-05-25T12:07:07+00:00 May 25th, 2012|Kanban, Lean, Scrum, Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Foundation Service|0 Comments

June 25 | FREE online training event Northwest Cadence, in partnership with Microsoft’s Public Sector Developer Tools team, has delivered several Visual Studio 12 events across multiple cities this past quarter. We weren’t able to reach everyone, and wanted to create a remote version of this VS 12 Public Sector event for you to attend! [...]

24 05, 2012

The Rolodex days are over; the ExecDev is born

By | 2012-05-24T10:01:40+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Foundation Service|0 Comments

Remember when you used to have a Rolodex on your desk that was packed full of business cards, scribbled-out-then-updated address cards, and maybe a few hand written reminder notes with birth dates and special occasions listed? What caused the demise of the Rolodex days in your world? Was it your mobile phone, Outlook, a CRM [...]

3 05, 2012

What Every Executive Should Know About ALM

By | 2012-05-03T15:02:17+00:00 May 3rd, 2012|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)|3 Comments

The nature of this post is unconventional. As President of Northwest Cadence, I get to spend a lot of time talking about all things related to helping companies improve their software development processes. But I’m not here to talk about that. Nor am I here to talk about Kanban versus Scrum; TFS versus Jira; or [...]