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My DevDays 2011 Session–Adopting Scrum

In April 2011 I co presented the Pre-Conference for the Dutch DevDays. This Pre-Conference was all about adopting Agile Practices. My part was to tell something about adopting Scrum. I already mentioned this in my previous post Below you find the abstract and the link to the Channel 9 Video http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/DevDays/DevDays-2011-Netherlands/devdayspcALM1 Abstract Agile and in […]

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Managing your sprint backlog easier with Excel

In my previous post I talked about the Excel workbooks in combination with the MS Scrum template. Excel is a great help in quickly organizing and editing your work items. It is however kind of hard to see a good status overview of your work in the current sprint. Main problem is, that Parent Items […]

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Use the MSF Agile workbooks in the MS Scrum template

The MSF Agile 5.0 Process Template in Team Foundation Server 2010 comes with a great set of Excel workbooks. These workbooks allow you maintain your Product and Iteration Backlog with Excel. The workbooks contain a set of macros that are very useful, because they transform information from the workbook in a visual appealing way. You […]

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Microsoft DevDays 2011–Adopting Scrum

On the 27th of April I presented on the DevDays 2011 ALM Pre conference. I talked about Adopting Scrum. I started the presentation with the basics of Scrum, showed how to “sell” Scrum in your organization. After that, I showed how to use Visual Studio Team Foundation Server as the tool to facilitate the Scrum […]

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