Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Inaugural COALMG Meeting: Tuesday April 29th

Announcing the first meeting of the Central Ohio Application Lifecycle Managment Group (COALMG). First, check this post to discover more about Application Lifecycle Managment (ALM).

To accommodate the schedule of our speaker, we've moved our meeting this month to Tuesday April 29th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Polaris Microsoft office. (Normally, we meet every other month on the 1st Thursday, opposite the MOCSDUG.org user group.) Our web site is www.COALMG.org. Look forward to seeing you there!

Writing Maintainable and Robust Applications with Visual Studio Team System

Meeting Date & Time: 4/29/2008 5:30PM

Session Description:
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System is an extensible, life-cycle tools platform that helps software teams collaborate to deliver modern, service-oriented solutions. Visual Studio Team System is designed so every role in the development team has an integrated, seamless experience with the tools they are most comfortable with. Code Analysis, Code Metrics, Code Profiling, and Unit Testing are tools that are part of Team System and can be used through the software development lifecycle to improve quality. The impact of software defects is one of the reasons it is difficult to control the costs of the development and deployment activities on software projects. It is commonly accepted that defects that get resolved later in the development cycle cost more to fix. Learn how you can reduce defects by using the tools provided in Visual Studio Team System Developer Edition 2008.


Speaker Bio:
Randy Pagels - ALM Technology Specialist, Microsoft Corporation
Randy is an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Technology specialist for the Heartland District providing expertise on the Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server products. He helps customers get the most out of their ALM tools by explaining best practices, installation, and configuration through presentations, workshops, or quick starts. Prior to Microsoft Randy worked as a developer for 16 years in the IT area of DTE Energy. He has architectured and development many .Net web applications using agile methodologies.

2 comments:

Jason said...

Just verifying the time... Is it 5:30-7:30 or 6:00-8:00? I see it posted each way above.

Jeff Hunsaker said...

Thanks, Jason. It is 5:30pm. Good catch.