Managing Projects Successfully with ALM

MCSD Jump Start Training

Earning an MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification is one of the most valuable certifications for developers interested in managing projects using Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 products. 

Get Ready with MVA ALM Jump Start Training!

Do you work on a software development team? Are you proficient with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Team Foundation Server or software testing with Visual Studio 2012? The Microsoft Virtual Academy offers a series of three accelerated virtual training courses that will help you better understand the technology and solutions as well as prepare for the three Microsoft Certification exams that are required to earn the MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management. ALM MVP & Scrum Developer Trainer Anthony Borton and Co-Founder and Strategist of Northwest Cadence Steven Borg team teach these courses tailored for seasoned developers looking to put these skills to use right away.

Administering Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 (exam 70-496) Jump Start

Learn how to make Team Foundation Server (TFS) better serve your team processes and the ways you communicate. For the person who sets up and customizes TFS infrastructure, you will learn how to better define the types of work items available and their attributes to fully leverage the TFS platform for application lifecycle management (ALM) (prep for Exam 70-496: Administering Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012).

Software Testing with Visual Studio 2012 (exam 70-497) Jump Start

Improve how your team manages test coverage to better mitigate issues throughout your organization’s development process. You can leverage the tools built into Visual Studio 2012 to track back work items and test cases to business goals and measurable requirements to make testing a valuable part of your application lifecycle management (ALM) (prep for Exam 70-497: Software Testing with Visual Studio 2012).

Applying ALM with Visual Studio 2012 (exam 70-498) Jump Start

This on demand Jump Start training targets application development teams interested in leveraging Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) to improve their development processes and deliver continuous value with Visual Studio 2012 (prep for Exam 70-498: Delivering Continuous Value with Visual Studio 2012 Application Lifecycle Management).

Helpful HTML5 Books from MS Press:
Inside the Microsoft® Build Engine, 2nd Edition
By Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi; William Bartholomew
Professional Team Foundation Server 2012
By Ed Blankenship, Martin Woodward, Grant Holliday, Brian Keller
Additional resources to explore:

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