About Richard Hundhausen

Richard is the president of Accentient, a company that helps software development teams understand and leverage Microsoft's ALM tools and Scrum. He has over 30 years of software development experience and over 20 years of training experience. Richard is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Visual Studio ALM MVP, a certified Professional Scrum Trainer, and author of Professional Scrum Development with Microsoft Visual Studio by Microsoft Press.

Use Excel to Create Repetitive Work Items

Teams often ask me for any shortcuts to periodically creating the same work items, such as for each sprint or release. In other words, they want to create the same Product Backlog Item or Task (but h...

Promoting a PBI to a Feature (Epic)

For Scrum Teams using TFS 2013 to create and manage their Product Backlog, they may want to take advantage of the new Agile Portfolio. This “higher level” backlog allows a team or organiz...

A unique load testing experiment

Most of the guidance you’ll find about Visual Studio Ultimate Load Tests suggests that they are only for load testing Web Performance tests. Actually, they can be used to load other types of te...

Develop.Idaho 2014 Videos Published

Updated 20 May: Added presentations (but no videos) from the “Business of Software” track. It took a few extra days to get these produced and published, but they are now on YouTube for yo...