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).  Join two leading experts for this full day of training, as Steven Borg, of Northwest Cadence, and Anthony Borton, of Enhance ALM Pty Ltd provide numerous examples, scenarios and demos. This course follows the criteria for exam 70-496 and will provide accelerated preparation for this important exam in the MCSD: ALM track.

Some of the major topics covered include:


  • Install and Configure Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server
  • Manage Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server
  • Customize Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server for Team Use
  • Administer Version Control
Instructor Team
Steven Borg | Co-Founder and Strategist | @stevenborg
Steven Borg is the Co-Founder and Strategist of Northwest Cadence. Steven has been a Microsoft ALM MVP since product inception in 2005, speaks regularly at Software Development and Visual Studio conferences, and has authored Microsoft courseware and white papers on Team Foundation Server, regulatory compliance in software development, Scrum, and Lean. Steven has helped hundreds of organizations, both large and small, adopt Visual Studio ALM tools, improving their software development process, reducing costs, increasing quality, and speeding delivery dates. His expertise lies in bringing successful lean and agile adoption to companies currently using traditional project management techniques to manage software development projects.
Anthony Borton | ALM MVP & Scrum Trainer | @AnthonyBorton
Anthony Borton is an ALM trainer and consultant for Enhance ALM, an Australian based company specializing in helping organizations successfully adopt ALM best practices. He is a Microsoft MVP for Visual Studio ALM as well as a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Anthony is an engaging speaker with experience presenting at conferences around the world including Microsoft TechEd in the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. He is the author of eight TFS 2012 training courses and delivers the most comprehensive range of TFS courses in the world today. Anthony was Australia’s first Professional Scrum Developer (.NET) Trainer and has completed over 58 Microsoft certification exams. He was one of the first people in the world to earn the new Microsoft Certified Solution Developer: Application Lifecycle Management certification. You can find out more about his courses at ALM Training.
Live Event Details
May 29, 2013
9:00am - 5:00pm (PDT)
What: Delivering application lifecycle management services by using Team Foundation Server
Cost: Free
Audience: Developers
Prerequisites: To get the most out of this event it is recommended that the user has a solid understanding of the Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server architecture and components.