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Choosing the Right Form Based Solution for SharePoint 2013

One of the newest challenges presented to SharePoint professionals is defining a solution for Forms Based customer requirements. With the end of life announcement for InfoPath being delivered by Microsoft, many customers are wondering what the current options are for Forms Based solutions in SharePoint 2013. The goals of this session will be to provide attendees with the information on the available replacement options to meet Forms Based requirements in SharePoint 2013 and to provide a decision framework to assist in requirements evaluation and decision making towards a Forms Based solution in SharePoint 2013.
Date
May 8, 2014 12:00 PM
Cost
Free
Location

2014 Kansas City Developer Conference

The Kansas City Developer Conference (KCDC) covers all aspects of software development and agile project management through learning sessions and workshops for new and experienced developers. On Saturday, March 17, Paul Hacker will discuss the new ALM features in TFS/VS 2013 and the new Load Test Service Microsoft offers. If you register before April 20, you get a great discount on the event. PreCompilers (8-hour, hands-on labs) are an additional $50/each. KCDC cost also covers food (breakfast & lunch), and parking. You will have a chance to win prizes and network with other attendees at "Game Night" and a, evening of cocktails. A request letter to attend the KCDC is also available on their website.
Date
May 15, 2014 8:00 AM
Cost
100 CAD per student
Location
Kansas City Convention Center 301 W 13th St #100 KCMO, Missouri 64105

Save Time & Money by Improving Your Software Deployments with Microsoft Release Management

As teams try to meet the demand for a more rapid release cadence, one of the biggest pain points they are hitting is managing the releases and creating reliable, repeatable automated deployment. In addition, it is increasingly hard to manage the number of simultaneously in-flight releases. With TFS 2013, Microsoft now provides new release tooling to help you manage your in-flight releases. In this session, Imaginet will explore and demonstrate this new release management capabilities that will greatly improve your team’s release management experience.
Date
May 15, 2014 12:00 PM
Cost
Free
Location

Discover How the Kanban Method Can Kick Start a Culture of Continuous Improvement for Your Organization

Kanban was originally created as a scheduling system to help manufacturing organizations determine what to produce, when to produce it, and how much to produce. Although this may not sound like software development, these lean principles can be successfully applied to development teams to improve the delivery of value through better visibility and limits on work in process. This webinar will provide an overview of the Kanban method, including the history and motivation, the core principles and practices, and how these apply to efficiency and process improvement in software development.
Date
May 22, 2014 12:00 PM
Cost
Free
Location

Enterprise UX: Project Success with User Experience Design

Find out why User Experience Design is the most important process that your development practice needs to adopt to stay ahead of the game. We will identify the fundamentals of UX and explain how you can succeed on your next project.
Date
June 5, 2014 12:00 PM
Cost
Free
Location

How to Get Control Over Your Portfolio of Projects with Agile and TFS

Scrum and agile management methodologies focus on iterative planning, development and release. This session will demonstrate how agile planning, management, and tracking are streamlined with Visual Studio 2013. In addition, this session will review and demonstrate the new Enterprise Agile Management capabilities, which enable larger organizations to effectively manage their Agile projects across all their teams. Come join us for this free webcast!
Date
June 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Cost
Free
Location

Enhance Productivity with Distributed Version Control Using Git and Visual Studio 2013

Microsoft’s newest release of Team Foundation 2013 enables you to work locally with a Git (distributed version control) repository and then “sync up” with a central TFS repository. In this session, we will discuss and demonstrate how this new integration works and the advantages that it will provide for your teams. Get best of both distributed version control system (DVCS) and Team Foundation Server with the TFS-Git integration. Come join us for this free webcast!
Date
June 26, 2014 12:00 PM
Cost
Free
Location

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