Utkarsh Shigihalli

www.onlyutkarsh.com

onlyutkarsh

onlyutkarsh

onlyutkarsh

London, United Kingdom

Awards and Honors


Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Microsoft

2014-2018

For more than two decades, Microsoft gives MVP Award to outstanding community leaders for the contributions MVPs make to the community, ranging from speaking engagements, to social media posts, to writing books, to helping others in online communities.

Microsoft ALM Ranger, Microsoft

2013-Present

ALM Rangers are focused primarily on the delivery of out-of-band tooling and practical guidance to remove adoption blockers in real world environments. Typically a Ranger solution is a hybrid of practical guidance and supporting out-of-band tooling and sample code

Professional Experience


Manager, Avanade UK Ltd - London, United Kingdom

Jun 2018 - Present

Engineer, Ford Motor Compay - Detroit, Michigan, United States

Jun 2017 - May 2018

Lead Developer/DevOps Consultant, Accenture - London, United Kingdom

Feb 2014 - Jan 2017

Manager, Accenture - Bangalore, India

Aug 2013 - Feb 2014

Team Lead, Accenture - Bangalore, India

Apr 2011 - Aug 2013

Team Lead, Aditi Technologies (Acquired by Harman) - Bangalore, India

Oct 2009 - Jan 2011

Senior Software Engineer, Aditi Technologies (Acquired by Harman) - Bangalore, India

Oct 2007 - Sep 2009

Programmer Analyst, Cognizant Technologies - Bangalore, India

Jan 2006 - Aug 2007

VSTS Extensions


Team Project Health, Microsoft DevLabs

Feb 03, 2017

Enable users to visualise the overall health of builds, delivering a visual cue similar to the Codify Build Light.

Offline Test Execution, Microsoft DevLabs

Jan 27, 2017

Export and execute test cases offline and import the outcome to the test plan.

Extension Download Monitor Widget

Jan 04, 2017

A Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) dashboard widget which allows you to track your extension's downloads, ratings and downloads/day right from the VSTS/TFS dashboard.

Export/Import Build Definition

Jun 29, 2016

A Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) extension to export your build definition and then import it in same or another team project.

Export As PDF

Mar 15, 2016

A Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) dashboard to see all the details of your build definition including its steps, triggers, history etc in a neat report so that you can print it or share it with a colleague.

Visual Studio Extensions


Breakpoint Generator, ALM Rangers

Apr 21, 2017

Automatically generate breakpoints for all the public entry points in your solution.

Tag Admin for Visual Studio 2017, Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora

Dec 03, 2016

Easily manage tags assigned to your work items in team project.

AppVeyor Extension for Visual Studio, Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora

Oct 05, 2015

Link Work Item to changeset(s) directly from History Window.

Azure DevOps Status Monitor

May 13, 2015

A Visual Studio extension to monitor status of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) inside Visual Studio.

Tag Admin for Visual Studio 2017, Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora

Jan 01, 2015

Easily manage tags assigned to your work items in team project.

Tag Admin for Visual Studio 2015, Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora

Dec 22, 2014

Easily manage tags assigned to your work items in team project.

Link To Work Item

Aug 11, 2014

Link Work Item to changeset(s) directly from History Window.

News, Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora

Jan 01, 2014

Get Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) news and updates inside Visual Studio.

Team Rooms for Visual Studio 2013 (deprecated), Utkarsh Shigihalli and Tarun Arora

Oct 15, 2013

Access team rooms inside Visual Studio - Extension for Visual Studio 2013.

Google Chrome Extensions


VSTS Status Monitor

Sep 15, 2017

A Google Chrome extension to monitor VSTS status from Chrom browser.

Published Articles


Breaking the Breakpoint Blues with the Breakpoint Generator, Greg Duncan

May 01, 2017

Announcement of making Breakpoint Generator extension open source!

Breakpoint Generator Extension, Microsoft DevOps Blog

Nov 19, 2015

A blog post announcing Breakpoint Generator extension for Visual Studio.

VSO Status Inspector – A walk through on creating a Visual Studio extension to track VSO Status, ALM Rangers Blog

May 20, 2015

A blog post on writing a Visual Studio extension to monitor Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) status.

Education


Visveswaraiyah Technological University (V.T.U), Bangalore, India

Masters, Computer Aplications

Karnatak University (K.U.D), Dharwad, India

Bachelors, Computer Aplications