Friends of the ‘Turtle

Accentient is pleased to announce that we are officially a friend of the Urban Turtle. Accentient is both an Urban Turtle “Select Partner”, which is a highly recognized and trusted organi...

Scrum and VS2010

Thanks to the folk who made it to the VBUG meeting. It was great to talk about Scrum and VS2010.   A copy of the presentation if you would like to download it Scrum and 2010   Also, here is...

VBUG Event

I am really looking forward to going to the Bracknell VBUG group to talk about Scrum and VS2010 on July 7. It should be a great evening. http://www.vbug.co.uk/Events/July-2010/VBUG-Bracknell-SCRUM.as...

Is Annotate good for Scrum teams?

As you know, you can use the TFS Annotate command to learn which team member made a particular change to a particular file. It can also show you who wrote each line of code in a file and when. This t...

New Scrum one pager by the VS ALM Rangers

The Rangers have published an update to the quick reference stack, and one of my favourites is the Scrum chart. Download the full pack here. The pack is broken down by headings 0. Start Here1. Planni...

Getting to Done with VS2010

One of the most critical aspects of any project is when have you got to done. This is one of the central principles of Scrum, as it is the contract between the team that is going to produce something...

Professional Scrum Developer training commences

The first PSD training books have arrived at their destination, ready for class to begin on Monday … in Brazil! We wish Giovanni Bassi good luck with his class next week. He is running the first PSD ...

The Scrum Team needs another role

According to the Scrum Guide, a Scrum Team consists of the ScrumMaster, the Product Owner, and the Team. This works great, until issues, impediments, and dysfunctions are identified and its time to d...

Boise Scrum with Team System Event

What? Increasing Your Agility with Scrum and Visual Studio Team System When? 12/12/2008 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Where? Microsoft Corporation 401 West Front Street Suite 400 Boise, ID 83702 Why? Mart...