Windows 8: Tracking work on next OS with WorkTrack

An interesting update is revealed from the resume of Sabine McLain, who’s a key-figure in the creation of, "a new dashboard application WorkTrack to be used by the Windows 8 team for tracking work on the next operation system" which is, "aimed at being a low threshold, easy-to-use environment that facilitates communication as well as […]

An interesting update is revealed from the resume of Sabine McLain, who’s a key-figure in the creation of, "a new dashboard application WorkTrack to be used by the Windows 8 team for tracking work on the next operation system" which is, "aimed at being a low threshold, easy-to-use environment that facilitates communication as well as tracking for the teams." She also makes mention of two internal tools: Product Studio and TFS (Team Foundation Server), which are tools used within Microsoft to track issues, manage test cases, and generally aid in, "dogfooding," which essentially means testing builds of software they're currently developing. With this, we’ve enough insight to see that Microsoft is thinking big enough with Windows 8 to have a completely new work-tracking tool created from the ground-up by the apparently well-credentialed and well-seasoned UX/UI veteran, Sabine McLain, noted Stephen.