22 10, 2012

Add a Hyperlink to Work Item Changed Alert Email

By | 2012-10-22T15:17:23+00:00 October 22nd, 2012|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Uncategorized, Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio Team System|3 Comments

I was tasked to customize the email that was sent out when an alert has been set up to send an email on a work item changed event in Team Foundation Server 2012 (TFS2012). The customization was to add a static link to the work item, which is actually a good lead into doing more [...]

17 10, 2012

Why Small Companies Need ALM More

By | 2012-10-17T12:41:10+00:00 October 17th, 2012|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)|4 Comments

We hear it a lot. “Oh, we’re too small to need all that.” But the truth of the matter is that, in all likelihood, you do need that. You see, modern ALM best practices are all about one thing: keeping your project from failing. Let me run a couple scenarios by you. You’re a project [...]

16 10, 2012

Ten Reasons to Love Visual Studio 2012

By | 2012-10-16T14:53:08+00:00 October 16th, 2012|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio ALM|7 Comments

I’ve been working with Visual Studio 2012 since the RC, and I’ve come to the realization that I’m sold. With any new piece of software (especially an upgrade), the importance of first impressions cannot really be overstated. With VS 2012, well, I had some issues with the UI. It was grey. The menus were in [...]

2 10, 2012

A foundation for the future at Northwest Cadence

By | 2012-10-02T07:20:35+00:00 October 2nd, 2012|Company|3 Comments

With the unprecedented growth of Northwest Cadence over the last few years we have expanded our practices team as well as our core process and technical teams and we have really just outgrown our current space in Kirkland. So we made a few little tweaks… Kirkland for Bellevue While the old office was a shared [...]