marcus's Team System motivation and experience

This blog will share the experience I have made with team system. Besides that I want to communicate my motivation, that drives me talking about team system nearly every day.

Retiring my blog

I have not been a really frequent blogger in the last 1,5 years so I decided to officially retire my...

Author: marcalt Date: 05/13/2010

Important Gartner and Forrester Analyst News

Just in from Gartner:  VSTS is a Leader Gartner published its 2009 Magic Quadrant for Software...

Author: marcalt Date: 04/18/2009

MSDN News

2 interessting updates for MSDN Subscribers were announced recently:   #1 Windows Home Server...

Author: marcalt Date: 04/02/2009

Team System Conference 2009 – 5.-7. May in Munich

I am very excited that we will have the 2nd Team System Conference here in Munich only a good month...

Author: marcalt Date: 03/25/2009

VSTS in 2009 – Prepare for the future!

Happy new year - 2009 will be a great Team System year!! VSTS 2010 will improve and get further and...

Author: marcalt Date: 01/08/2009

TeamConf 2009 too far away for you?

If you can't wait till May next year for TeamConf 2009 in Munich we have the solution:    ...

Author: marcalt Date: 10/09/2008

Double Benefit for customers of Development/Database Edition

I am very excited about our current announcement: We decided that the functionality of the Team...

Author: marcalt Date: 09/30/2008

Ken Schwaber at TeamConf 2009

I am very excited that Ken Schwaber one of the founders of SCRUM has confirmed as keynote speaker...

Author: marcalt Date: 09/17/2008

An update on Agile Software development thoughts

I am pretty fascinated what has happened around the Team System ecosystem regarding to Agile...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/05/2008

"Recharging Motivation Battery"

I want to be sure to get a blog post on this out as long as the impression is still fresh. Currently...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/31/2008

XTOPIA und Technical Summit

  Wir möchten zu 2 Veranstaltungen in der gleichen Novemberwoche Woche in Berlin einladen....

Author: marcalt Date: 07/29/2008

Update(2) on valuable blogs

From time-to-time I try to check which Team System blogs I regularly look at and I though sharing...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/03/2008

Team System Trial VPC Downloads

I just saw that I never blogged the information that we have fully installed Team System VPCs...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/03/2008

TeamConf 2008 Videos Online

AS already mentioned we captured a bunch of sessions at TeamConf in April. Now 4 of them are Online....

Author: marcalt Date: 06/27/2008

TeamConf 2008: A Team System success story

I wrote quite a lot about TeamConf 2008 beforehand but got lost in workload after the conference,...

Author: marcalt Date: 05/27/2008

Where should Team Documents be stored?

I really hear this question quite often and the answer is not easy: If you use Team Portal you are...

Author: marcalt Date: 05/27/2008

Sonntag 2.0

Sonntag 2.0 – ein Mini-Barcamp zum Thema: Web 2.0 und Sicherheits-Aspekte Schon mal auf einem...

Author: marcalt Date: 05/15/2008

You missed Launch 2008 in Frankfurt: Videos and Presentations are Online

The ones who missed the launch or interesting sessions can download presentations and video...

Author: marcalt Date: 05/14/2008

Launch 2008 - Welche Sprachversion des Team Foundation Servers installieren?

Die Teilnehmer der Launch-Veranstaltung in Frankfurt konnten bei der kostenlosen Software zwischen...

Author: marcalt Date: 04/09/2008

Kevin Kelly @ TeamConf

Another Team System Conference News: Kevin Kelly is a Senior Product Manager at Microsoft...

Author: marcalt Date: 04/04/2008

Microsoft 360° Security Days 2008

Security 360° - das bedeutet Sicherheit aus der Rundum-Perspektive. Microsoft bietet auf dieser...

Author: marcalt Date: 04/04/2008

Visual Studio Team System 2008 VPC now available

We have waited long for it but now a fully installed VPC is available for public download: This...

Author: marcalt Date: 04/02/2008

German Team System Conference - book your seat now!

I am really excited to give you the latest information on the German Team System Conference April...

Author: marcalt Date: 03/27/2008

Plan language decision for TFS installation very carefully

Hearing this from customers a bunch of times now I want to point out, that you should carefully...

Author: marcalt Date: 03/26/2008

Tremendous Team System interest at the Launch 2008

Today is the third day of the German Launch of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual...

Author: marcalt Date: 02/21/2008

Team System Session's auf dem Launch 2008

Der Launch 1 Ort. 2 Veranstaltungen. 4 Produkte. vom 19.-21. Februar 2008 wird das Ereignis zu...

Author: marcalt Date: 02/08/2008

German Visual Studio 2008 and Web Access Versions released

As Visual Studio 2008 was RTM already since end of November we were still waiting for the localized...

Author: marcalt Date: 02/03/2008

V-Modell® XT for Team Foundation Server released

We just released our V-Modell® XT Implementation for Visual Studio Team System. We deliver a...

Author: marcalt Date: 11/20/2007

Perfekt organisiert!

Ich freue mich Ihnen eine Roadshow der Extraklasse ankündigen zu dürfen. Basierend auf fundierter...

Author: marcalt Date: 10/15/2007

TFS Operation and Problem Management

One of the more painful sides of TFS has been the experience around installation, operations and...

Author: marcalt Date: 10/10/2007

Where to buy your VSIP products

This question may get complicated, especially for bigger companies that are not allowed to just buy...

Author: marcalt Date: 10/08/2007

Announcing 1st Team System Conference April 2008

As you may have noticed it has been a bit quite around my blog. Actually I was off for summer...

Author: marcalt Date: 10/04/2007

Data Modeling for DBPro Database Projects

Doing Demos with the DBPro Role usually really excites folk out there because we have functionality...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/22/2007

Database Professional News

I just catched up with a big bunch of news around the Database Professional and I am more then...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/21/2007

Kostenlos: Die neue MSDN Hotline

Sehen Sie auch manchmal den Wald vor lauter Bäumen nicht ? Wir haben die MSDN Hotline für Sie...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/21/2007

Deep Dive Team System Trainings experience

I am very glad to see that Neno Lojes excellent Team System Trainings are back. Neno as german Team...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/20/2007

Using TFS from Windows Exporer

This is on of these VSTS topics that really keep me highly motivated in the Team System space. More...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/10/2007

Final Release of TFS Guide available

We released the final version of the TFS Guide (http://www.codeplex.com/TFSGuide) yesterday on...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/07/2007

Get the Rosario CTP

After a week of time letting Orcas Beta 2 settle down we released the Visual Studio Team System Code...

Author: marcalt Date: 08/06/2007

Orcas Beta 2 available

Just wanted to let you know that Orcas Beta 2 is now available for Download. See Details on Soma's...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/27/2007

Team System News Wrap up

We just updated the guidance on WSS 3.0 Integration for TFS V1. You can find the updated docs on our...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/26/2007

Great: First Rosario Preview is just around the corner

This is the news I really have been waiting for quite a while. Brian Harry just posted that we...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/26/2007

MSDN Guide - die MSDN Online Navigation

Der MSDN Guide präsentiert Ihnen schnell, kompakt und übersichtlich Links zu den wichtigsten...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/19/2007

Team Build Monitor - Vista Sidebar Gadget

Jim has written and released a smart little Vista Sidebar Gadget, that monitors Team Build Jobs for...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/17/2007

TFS Warehouse Cube

Wrapping up a few technical articles I hadn't had the time to look at in the past, I want to point...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/17/2007

OPEN XML - schon gesehen ?

Schaut doch mal rein: http://www.microsoft.com/germany/interop/openxml/ Das Open XML Format: Fakten...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/12/2007

xtopia - schon gesehen ?

www.xtopia.de Zielgruppe: Ob Designer, Developer oder Businessentscheider, die Veranstaltung ist...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/06/2007

Migration and Synchronization Update

As I blogged in October Microsoft is working hard on the migration/synchronization topic. This...

Author: marcalt Date: 07/03/2007

Other valuable Team System blogs

It seems like the last year more and more information is first, often only, posted on blogs. This...

Author: marcalt Date: 06/25/2007

Need for Team System Guidance

Talking with really many customers every week the question on Guidance and Best Practice pops up...

Author: marcalt Date: 06/20/2007

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