Karsten Kempe works as a coach and consultant for application lifecycle management (ALM) at conplement AG in Nuremberg, southern germany. He is also a Professional Scrum Master and helps companies to introduce and improve their agile development practices and the Visual Studio ALM platform. Karsten is a passionate blogger and speaker at various conferences where he shares his knowledge and experiences on different subjects.
The latest versions of Team Foundation Server are not only sophisticated, but extensible. Continue their course of openness, Microsoft have opened up TFS, and are making it possible to build custom systems on top of it. Karsten Kempe points out three new features that make it possible to build an ALM system to exactly suit you needs, using TFS as the underlying platform, and demonstrates what's possible with an open source dashboard and work-tracking system.… Read more
Continuous Integration and automatic builds are fantastic tools for software teams, but only if developers take responsibility for their code. Karsten Kempe explains how to use Team Foundation Server to drive better continuous integration, and walks through a simple (open source) tool he built to make nightly builds more transparent, and more valuable.… Read more