Visual Studio Online at Tampa Bay Microsoft Platform Developers group

On Monday, September 21st, I will be at the Microsoft office in Tampa giving a talk on Visual Studio Online: Visual Studio Online provides your teams with a single, unified, and flexible collaboration environment with a full range of Application Lifecycle Management capabilities.  Whether your team is completely on the Microsoft stack or you […]

Hallway Conversations: How to Succeed in Agile

A couple of weeks ago, I sat down to talk Agile with Phil Japikse, Stephen Bohlen, and Lee Brandt and their podcast called Hallway Conversations. We spent an hour getting down to basics with Agile.  We talked about how companies are getting into Agile practices, measuring progress, tools, doing things “right”, and much more. It […]

Lean Coffee Orlando (@AgileOrlando)

This morning I attended Agile Orlando Lean Coffee at the Starbucks close to my house by the airport.  It was great conversation covering some very interesting topics.  The format is modeled after other Lean Coffee’s around (  You can see notes on previous meetings put together by Mark Kilby here:  Checkout the meetup page […]

Agile Orlando – Reboot

The last few months, I’ve been working with a great group of people trying to restart the Agile Orlando group.  Next Tuesday night, we are rebooting the group with a set of great Lightning Talks: What is Scrum? What is Kanban? Agile Requirements Agile Engineering Practices Scaling Agile We are meeting at Envy Labs in […]

Summer of TFS & ALM

It has been one of my busiest TFS-focused time in a while.  I did a TFS Continuous Integration talk at BarCamp Sarasota at the end of April, then a Microsoft Test Manager talk at OPASS in May.  This month, I’m heading up to Atlanta Code Camp on June 25th to do an ALM and/or TFS […]