Scrum at Microsoft: See the TFS Agile Team do a Scrum (aka Stand Up)
Scrum is a hot topic of discussion for many IT professionals. The Scrum Guide defines the Daily Scrum (aka Daily Stand-Up) but does not prescribe a way to implement it. Every team is different and not everyone implements the Daily Scrum in the same way. In this video see a team at Microsoft (who are…
Carl Franklin: Rocking out with .NET Rocks!
In 2002, Carl Franklin started something pretty special and known well throughout the .NET community of developers.
.NET Rocks, with its 1000’s (and 1000’s) of listeners around the world, provides very interesting and valuable information to anyone who is interested in software development.
Adam Cogan, who had previously appeared on the show, wanted to know more about the success behind .NET Rocks! and its founder, so he sat down with Carl to chat about everything .NET Rocks!
TFS Storyboarding tools in PowerPoint – Interview with Justin Marks
Adam Cogan caught up with Justin Marks to talk about the TFS Storyboarding Tool. In this interview they cover: Justin Marks’ history at Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 TFS PowerPoint as a platform for storyboarding Demo PowerPoint vs Balsamic and other storyboarding tools
User Voice and Visual Studio 2012 with Doug Turnure of Microsoft
Adam Cogan interviews Doug Turnure, the man in charge of all user feedback involving TFS and Visual Studio over at Microsoft. They cover:
- Doug’s history at Microsoft
- How Doug manages and orginazes the feedback using User Voice
- Furture versions of User Voice
- Indepth look at how Doug uses User Voice to monitor feedback
- Top feedback suggestion submitted by users
Doug lead’s the feedback and early adoption strategy for Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. This includes both strategic planning and driving process improvements, which can get fairly complex for a distributed team of more than 1000 people.
His specific areas include pre-release technology adoption by enterprise customers, Improved listening systems for better conversations with customers, and end-to-end process improvement for handling customer feedback.
BUILD 2011 – An Interview with TFS Legend Brian Harry
Adam Cogan is joined by Brian Harry of TFS fame. In this exclusive interview, they discuss:
• How Brian Harry manages his team and his lifestyle
• VSS vs TFS
• The success and scale of TFS
• TFS as a service
• Screenshots for bug reporting in TFS 2011
• Customer interaction in bug reporting and how TFS will solve the various issues in the future
• Backgroung on how storyboarding was introduced into PowerPoint and a usability study (vs Balsamic)
• The importance of connecting to customers
• Adam’s farming ability
Brian Harry is a Microsoft Technical Fellow working as the Product Unit Manager for Team Foundation Server – a server-based product designed to dramatically improve the productivity, predictability, and agility of software development teams by ensuring that all team members have easy access to the information they need to make the right decisions at the right time.
Outside of work, Harry’s primary passions are family, wood working and farming. Harry has a substantial wood working shop and builds all sorts of wooden objects with a strong emphasis on the lathe. Harry is also very active with his children, serving as a leader in his sons’ Cub Scout troop.
LINQPad Demo with Joseph Albahari
Book Adam Now In our final video from TechED Australia, Adam Cogan interviews Joseph about LINQPad: • Why he created it • Joseph’s LINQPad website • Bananas • Pricing
SnagIt, Jing and Camtasia with Betsy Weber
Book Adam Now Part 1: Overview Click here to see the backup video In the first part, Betsy talks to Adam about: • The various products of Techsmith • The fascinating history of Techsmith and the development culture Part 2: Snagit Click here to see the backup video We take a look at Adam Cogan’s…
TechED 2011 Gold Coast – An in-depth look at PluralSight.net with Aaron Skonnard
Book Adam Now Part 1: The History of Pluralsight.net Adam Cogan talks to Aaron about Pluralsight. He covers: • The history behind Pluralsight • What it offers to the community Part 2: Pluralsight Walkthrough Click here to see the backup video Adam takes a closer look at Pluralsight.net and walks us through: • The course…