TechEd New Orleans 2013: “Scrum Under a Waterfall”

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Just wrapped up speaking at Microsoft TechEd New Orleans 2013.  As promised, here are the slides from the Scrum Under a Waterfall talk that I did this afternoon.  Thanks to everyone who came and for all the great questions.  Scrum Under a Waterfall  It would be so easy if everyone at our companies just used […]

“Scrum Under a Waterfall” at ALM Chicago

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I’m presenting my “Scrum Under a Waterfall” talk today (2/22/2012) at ALM Chicago.  Here’s the abstract: It would be so easy if everyone at our companies just used Scrum — or at least Agile.  No one would lean on the team for dates and deadlines, and everyone would know that change is a good thing.  […]

Three possible causes for TFS to Project Server sync “failure”

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If you didn’t know already, there is a connector from Microsoft that lets you synchronize work items in TFS with enterprise project plans in Microsoft Project Server.  I’ve been working with this synchronization feature for a project that I’m doing and ran into a couple of “user error” problems.  Put another way, everything was configured […]