Ship great softwarereliably and on timeusing Scrum and TFS
Three main factors are necessary to successfully ship great software: technology, talent, and process. Offering an in-depth focus on the process element, this book serves as a road map for using Scrum to organize teams and activities and shows you how to use Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) to execute a Scrum project. The three authors combine their years of experience to present you with best practices, including templates to help get you started. They also provide a trio of distinct perspectives for handling the variety of challengesthat you may face, all aimed at putting you on the fast track to shipping exemplary software with Scrum and TFS.
Professional Scrum with Team Foundation Server 2010:
Details the basics of software project management, from initiating a project to organizing the team
Examines the roles and responsibilities of an effective team
Introduces you to the tracking and reporting functions of TFS
Shares guidance and insight into using Scrum artifacts in TFS
Demonstrates how to create product backlog items and define them for release
Includes in-depth coverage of running a release, a sprint, and a retrospective meeting
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Professional Scrum with Team Foundation Server 2010
Steve Resnick, Aaron Bjork, Michael de la Maza
Wiley / Wrox
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Steve Resnick is a Technology Architect at the Microsoft Technology Center in Boston Massachusetts. He works with clients throughout the US to help improve their technical agility through the application of Microsoft technologies. Steve has specialized in Internet technologies and distributed computing at Microsoft since 1995. In the early Internet years, he focused on large scale web sites, transactional systems and performance tuning. More recently, he helped start the Microsoft Technology Centers, of which there are now 12 sites globally. Currently Steve is an established expert in BizTalk Server 2004. He is a frequent speaker at Microsoft events and has shared the stage with Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Steve has held a variety of positions in the software industry, from running a small software company to implementing large systems for the federal government. He graduated with an MS from Boston University in 1987. He is married with two children in Lexington Massachusetts.