Improving Productivity with VS and TFS Collaboration Tools


Whether you work alone, on a small team, or are part of a large team, there are a ton of great features in Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server to help you be productive across the entire application lifecycle. In this demo, we’ll show you how all roles on a team can collaborate and become more efficient. Topics will include using TFS version control and Git, working with TFS on premise or in the cloud, code reviews, agile portfolio management, continuous integration and much more.

Andy Schwam

Andy Schwam is a Microsoft .Net MVP and Manager of Custom Application Development at Global Indemnity where his team builds .Net applications, mostly for the web, that are maintainable, extensible and testable. Lately he has been working with Bots and Mobile apps. He has worked with .Net since 2003 and delivered many web based, data driven applications throughout his professional career. Andy is an experienced speaker and trainer and has spoken at a variety of user groups and events, presenting a variety of topics. Andy is a founding board member and organizer of TechBash, an annual conference for developers. He has been creating software applications since 1999.

Brian Minisi

Brian Minisi is a Principal Consultant for Neudesic.  A Microsoft MVP and ALM Ranger, Brian is a frequent speaker at code camps and user groups. He is also an organizer of the Philly ALM User Group and the Philly Azure User Group. Brian is also a board member of the TechBash conference held in the Poconos each year.  He has been working with Microsoft technologies since 1998 and has been working in .NET since 2001. He is passionate about architecture and all aspects of the application lifecycle, cloud and DevOps.