16 December 2010

ALM Summit Videos Available On-line

If you were not able to attend the ALM Summit this year, the session videos are now available on-line.  You can view the session video links here as well as in the table below.  Currently, the videos are available only in streaming format for on-line viewing.  It is hoped that off-line (i.e. downloadable) versions will be made available in the near future.


Session Title


Day 1

Ken Schwaber (scrum.org)

Keynote: Scrum: The 3rd Decade

The inventor of Scrum describes his collaboration with Microsoft to create the Professional Scrum Developer training for VS 2010 customers.

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David West (Forrester)

The State of ALM: An Industry View

Dave is full of insights and data about the state of agile adoption in the industry and Microsoft’s emerging leadership.  He is hilariously entertaining.   This is a must watch.

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Jamie Cool

Heterogeneous ALM Environments

Any customer who questions whether we are serious about 1st-class Java support in TFS should watch Jamie demo Team Explorer Everywhere.  He flips between Linux and Windows and demonstrates gated check-in catching errors in Java development on a mixed technology project.

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Tony Scott

Keynote: CIO Perspectives on Innovation

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John Szurek (Clear Channel)

Using Failure to Pave the Path for Success

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Drew Fletcher

Managing Change: Scenario-Focused Engineering

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Cameron Skinner

Agile Transformation of a Microsoft Product Team

This no-demo, almost slide-free talk will remove any doubts that Microsoft is serious about applying agile practices internally.  Cameron describes his experiences running three product teams and leading them through agile transformation.  As you can see below, he got the top scores of any speaker.

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Day 2

Brian Harry

Keynote: From Individual to Team to Organization

Brian describes the evolution of Microsoft into from non-player into ALM leader and hints at our future roadmap.

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Amit Chopra

Making Continuous Delivery a Reality From Product Backlog to Virtual Environments

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Stephanie Cuthbertson

Successful Software Project Management Styles

Steph does a great talk on the top ten lessons learned in our own development and use of TFS. 

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Karel Deman (Avanade)

Increasing Revenue Opportunities With Automated Development Tools

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Mario Cardinal (Urban Turtle)

Extending the ALM Platform

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Grant Holliday

Synchronizing and Migrating ALM Environments

This talk is for customers who are looking for TFS to interoperate with their other ALM servers.  Grant is very clear about the decisions to make, their rationale and possibilities.

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Jim Newkirk

Values: Exploring the Why Behind What We Do

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Mary Czerwinski

Toward the Future of Collaborative Development

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Day 3

Sam Guckenheimer

Keynote: The Agile Consensus

I contrast the beliefs of the 20th Century with the Consensus emerging in the ‘10’s around modern engineering practices.  I jump over the transitional decade to show how far we’ve come.  This is a talk for “Hybrid Agile” customers wondering about how to make agile practices work in their contexts.

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Ido Eshed (IDF)

Requirements Management: A Smooth Transition

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Vinod Malhotra

Testing in an Agile World

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Jon Bach (Quardev)

The Marriage of Exploratory Testing and Agile Development

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David Starr (Pluralsight)

Professional Scrum Developer Practices

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David Green (TaskTop)

Connecting Developer Workflow: Mylyn and the Task-Focused Interface

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Ken Schwaber, David Starr, Sam Guckenheimer, Peter Provost, Eric Willeke

ALM Summit Panel Discussion

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