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All about ITSM


ITSM employs ITIL documented best practices and in most cases extends beyond into additional areas such as enhanced processes and implementation to provide additional value-added functionality. 831 more words


Controlling build quality using Build Tags and VSTS Release Management

On many occasions a release is a composition of many different artifacts, like product MSI’s, Shared Assemblies, Documentation etc..

I like to compare it with a big box that you use when moving. 547 more words


Managing migrations with RedGate SQL Source Control 5

This is a good day for me. I’ve finally tried the improved migrations feature in the latest version of RedGate SQL Source Control  and I’ve tested the feature against all my typical cases so that I can share my findings with you. 1,522 more words

SQL Server

Just published: VSTS Extension Token Comparer

Today I published a new Visual Studio Marketplace extension named “Token Comparer”. In this post I will quickly highlight its features and its usage. In a future post will do and end-to-end scenario so in which you will learn about the creation process as well as the delivery process. 149 more words

Blog Post

Call VSTS REST API from Release Management

Update 22/6/2016

That’s how fast things go. Since this blogpost there has been a new update on VSTS that allows you to access the OAuth token by just clicking a checkbox. 457 more words

Tips & Tricks

Exploratory Testing: Quality Assurance with an Agile Approach

A growing number of web and mobile technology projects are adopting an agile approach to development. One of the benefits of following the agile method of delivery is a faster time to market. 799 more words

Quality Assurance

The Definition of Done in Agile DW

In scrum, the definition of done is a simple checklist that helps the development team ensure a story is complete and ready for shipping. The items on the list are nothing special by themselves, but diligently ensuring that all user stories satisfy the definition of done is key to delivering quality, well documented results. 183 more words