Just found out from one of our local luminaries in the Philly area, John Baird, that he’s going to be presenting at an event being run by our partner RDA in Philly and Reston, VA next month.

The seminar is free, and will cover the following:

  • Overview of the new features available in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team System

  • Demonstrations, best practices, and discussions on all four role-specific Team Editions in Visual Studio 2008 Team System

  • Project management with Team Foundation Server

  • Leveraging Team Foundation version control

  • Managing the build process with continuous integration and build automation

Agenda and Schedule:

8:30-9:00

Registration and Breakfast

9:00-10:20

Keynote Presentation

10:20-10:30

Break

10:30-11:50

Session 1: Overview of the Visual Studio Team Editions

11:50-12:50

Lunch (provided by RDA) and Open Discussion

12:50-2:10

Session 2: Overview of Team Foundation

2:10-2:20

Break

2:20-3:40

Session 3: Adopting Agile Methodologies in the Enterprise

3:40-4:00

Closing, evaluations and giveaways

John will be talking about agile methodologies, and will be joined by RDA’s Steve Andrews, and my Microsoft colleague Ken McArdle, both of whom are experts on Visual Studio Team System.

The dates are November 13th in Philadelphia, PA, and November 20th in Reston, VA. You can register at the links above.