Workshop: Adopting Application Lifecycle Management

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) synchronizes business goals and IT investment priorities, provides valuable insight into the software development lifecycle at each stage of the process, and can enable organizations to get the most value out of their IT investments. Companies like yours that have embraced ALM have already realized greater productivity. With VSTS and TFS, Microsoft has the tools to help you adopt ALM and realize the benefits.  This intensive one-day workshop will show you how.

Adopting Application Lifecycle Management is brought to you by Tallan and Microsoft. The workshop will be held from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM on October 22nd at the Microsoft Northeast Officeat 201 Jones Rd., Sixth Floor Waltham, MA 02451.   Meals will be provided.

To register, reply to this email, use the link below or call 860.368.3082

Space is limited for this one-day intensive workshop…will you lock in your place at this game-changing training today?



Introduction to ALM (Microsoft)

Overview of Microsoft ALM strategy and technologies

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Tallan Introduction

Overview of Tallan, experience with TFS showcasing examples of past projects

9:00 AM – 9:15AM

What is TFS?

Overview of Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team System including how these tools can be utilized to help work through the development lifecycle.

9:15AM – 9:45 AM


9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

From requirements to release – how to track what the developers work on, how to control what gets included in a release and how to automate the build & deployment process.

Review of the change management and source control capabilities of TFS and how it compares to other tools.

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (with 15min break)


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

How do I improve the quality of our software? How do I measure whether we are continuously improving?

In-depth examination of the testing, code analysis and reporting features In TFS.

1:00 PM – 2:45 PM


2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

How do I get my development team, DBAs, operations and project management on the same page?

Separate the walls between these groups in your IT organization. Facilitate communication and coordination using the tools provided by TFS.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM


4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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