22 10, 2015

Northwest Cadence honored as recipient of the 2015 CXO NEXT Innovation Awards

By | 2015-10-22T15:14:40+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Company, Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

Bellevue, WA — October 21, 2015 — Lori Borg, CEO of Northwest Cadence, has been named a recipient of the Microsoft Corp. 2015 CXO NEXT Innovation Awards. 2015 CXO NEXT Innovation Awards The awards, which were announced at the CXO NEXT Summit in Redmond, Washington, were created to recognize visionary leaders who led [...]

14 10, 2015

3 Agile Problems You Can Solve With Azure

By | 2015-10-14T10:54:40+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Azure, DevOps, Kanban, Lean, Practices, Process, Scrum|0 Comments

Client after client of mine encounters the same impediments to agile delivery. As Northwest Cadence deepens our expertise in the Microsoft cloud, we learn more and more about technologies and techniques that can help.

13 10, 2015

Early Christmas for TFS! Top 10 TFS 2015 Update 1 CTP Features

By | 2015-10-13T05:07:09+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Kanban, Source Control Management, Visual Studio 2015 Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio ALM|0 Comments

When I first saw the list of features in TFS 2015 Update 1 CTP, I was stunned. I felt like it was an early Christmas! There is so much goodness in this release that it feels like it’s actually TFS 2016! As usual, the upgrade process is straightforward, and since there are no major schema [...]

1 10, 2015

The Evolution of Modern Dev/Test Labs in the DevOps World

By | 2015-10-01T05:54:06+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Azure, DevOps, Release Management|0 Comments

If you’re developing software of any kind, you inevitably need to test it somewhere before you deploy to production. “I’ll just spin up a VM,” you say. This might work initially in small shops – but even if you don’t have onerous red tape, you’re eventually going to run out of resources (like host machines, [...]