Team System User Group Meeting (22 Mar 11)
Start Time: March 22 2011, 6:00 PM

Posted by jbramwell at March 18 2011, 9:26 AM

Meeting Details...*** ***What is Visual Studio ALM?
******Application Lifecycle Management(ALM) encompasses the tools and processes around application developmentthat provide the capabilities such as: ·Traceabilityof relationship between artifacts·Automationof high level processes·Reporting Visual Studio 2010 ALM is the setof tools for enabling development teams for collaboration and accomplishingthese capabilities throughout the application lifecycle.  In thispresentation, we will discuss how the Visual Studio ALM tools can be used tofit in your development processes and use familiar tools like Excel, Project,and Visual Studio.  I will then demonstrate the ALM features inVisual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010.  We will walkthrough the process of taking a requirement, tasking and completing the work,and then validating it using the testing tools.  This will demonstrate howALM brings together all of the project roles including BA, Architect,Developer, Tester, and Project Manager. **Speaker: Mike Douglas, Deliveron Consulting Services
**Mike Douglas is a Solution Consultant at Deliveron ConsultingServices.  He specializes in working with development teams to implement ApplicationLifecycle Management (ALM) solutions to eliminate traditional silos betweendevelopment, testing, and project management to establish cohesive processeswith the Visual Studio ALM tools.    He is also an ExternalRanger - Visual Studio ALM with a goal to accelerate the adoption of Visual Studiowith out-of-band solutions for missing features and guidance.  Mike is anexperienced presenter and has spoken at local user group meetings andconferences such as HDC and KCDC.  Mike has worked with a number oftechnologies in his 14 years of experience building enterprise solutionsincluding BizTalk, SharePoint, SQL Server, and WCF.  He actively maintainsthe open source project, Team Deploy, on CodePlex for deploying MSIs using TeamFoundation Server.  Mike also enjoys sharing his experiences in VisualStudio ALM and TFS, Code Generation, and CSLA.NET on his blog at www.CodeSmartNotHard.com. **Giveaways: **Of Course!