19 Oct 2010

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Wellington VSTS UG presentation–Scrum and TFS2010

Next Tuesday night (26th Oct 2010) I have the pleasure of presenting a session for the Wellington VSTS Users group in New Zealand. For anyone in Wellington, here are the details of the meeting. When is the User Group session Tuesday 26 October 2010 6:00 p.m , should be finished by 7:30pm Where is the User Group session Xero, Level 1, 98 Customhouse Quay, Wellington Title:  Scrum with TFS 2010 Join Australia’s first Professional Scrum Developer Trainer on a journey through one of the world’s most popular Agile methodologies. In this session, Anthony will provide an overview of Scrum  and...

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14 Sep 2010

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Microsoft Scrum 1.0 Process Template–Watch the videos

In my role as an ALM Consultant/Trainer, I regularly go onto new client sites to assist them in their adoption of Microsoft Team Foundation Server. I also help them choose a suitable process template and often do the customisation of the template to better fit their unique needs. I am still surprised by the number of sites that don’t even know of Microsoft’s Scrum process template. While it is not a silver bullet and may not suit every organisations needs, it does provide a great option for teams looking to adopt Scrum practises. Rich Hundhausen, author of the Scrum Developer...

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20 Jul 2010

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Professional Scrum Developer training–Sprint 1

This week I am delivering the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) training course in Adelaide. The course has been jointly developed by Scrum.org, Microsoft and Accentient and is focused on teaching .NET development teams how to successfully adopt Scrum. The course combines aspects of Scrum, Visual Studio 2010 and Software Engineering Practices and involves both theory and practical exercises. At the end of the course students will sit an online exam and should become Certified Professional Scrum Developers. Here’s a few photos from Sprint 1. The StoryBoard starts to come together. My Lenovo S10 netbook makes a great timebox clock. Here I am in my...

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