Houston Techfest Follow Up

Thanks to the folks who turned out for the Techfest presentation.  I’d post my slide deck, but honestly it just had a picture of me and the agenda, and I can’t imagine that being of much interest.  Instead, I’ll go ahead and post the references to the material discussed for further in-depth review. Manual Tasks…

The Product Owner Advocate – Part 4

  This is the final post in a series introducing  the Product Owner Advocate as a beneficial role on a project using scrum.  Especially if your product owner doesn’t have the time to commit to scrum. Here is how we defined the role briefly: The product owner advocate is a role that allows a business…

SQL Query To Show Program Flags

Thanks to John Nelson for this query:   DECLARE @ProgramFlags TABLE (    BitFlag INT PRIMARY KEY,    Meaning VARCHAR(128),    Description VARCHAR(512) ) INSERT INTO @ProgramFlags VALUES    (2 ,’USECUSTOMPROGRESSMSG’,’The task sequence shows a custom progress user interface message.’),    (16      ,’DEFAULT_PROGRAM’,’This is a default program.’),    (32      ,’DISABLEMOMALERTONRUNNING’,’Disables MOM alerts while the program…

Houston Techfest Presentation Tomorrow

If you’re in the vicinity of the University of Houston on Saturday 10/9, come on by and attend my presentation on new features in Microsoft Project Server 2010.  The event is free and worth checking out. I am in the coveted after lunch spot from 1:15-2:15 PM. Topics on the agenda: TFS integration, BI (including…

Embedded Click to Call with Lync

  I am sure there will be more, but this is a great side effect of using Lync (a co-worker tipped me off to this).  Lync will embed click to call functionality within websites.  Third parties created some add-ons in OCS for this, but it is nice to see that it is now native to…