TFS

Posted by | September 28, 2017
Which tests are my regression tests?

Although we can't help you decide which tests should be part of your regression suite, we can help you easily identify them by using tags. Over the years, we've seen...

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Posted by | September 30, 2016
Wassup Team Room?

According to Microsoft's official definition, Team Rooms, like chat rooms, "provide teams with a space to discuss work in progress, ask questions, share status, and clarify issues that arise." Sounds...

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Posted by | August 15, 2016
Ordering the Product Backlog by ROI

The Scrum Guide says that the Product Owner is the sole person responsible for managing the Product Backlog and that Product Backlog management includes ordering items in the Product Backlog...

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Posted by | June 13, 2016
Stakeholder Traceroute

I'm always amazed at how difficult and even impossible it can be for stakeholders to get their ideas into some product backlogs. I've started asking teams to run a stakeholder...

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Posted by | December 15, 2015
Storyboard your ideas for free

Update (April 2016): Microsoft has released Office Integration 2015 Update 2. With the recent release of Team Foundation Server Update 1, Microsoft has enabled all users to create storyboards in PowerPoint...

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Posted by | November 4, 2015
Microsoft, please give us a Scrum process template

In 2014, the Scrum Guide was moved off of Scrum.org and posted to ScrumGuides.org. At the same time, all of the major Scrum organizations in the world acknowledged this as...

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Posted by | September 21, 2015
Dude, where's my releases?

You may have noticed when creating a new Scrum team project in Visual Studio Online or Team Foundation Server 2015, that the iteration list looks a bit different. Yes, Microsoft...

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Posted by | February 24, 2015
Use Excel to Create Repetitive Work Items

Teams often ask me for any shortcuts to periodically creating the same work items, such as for each sprint or release. In other words, they want to create the same...

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Posted by | January 29, 2015
Promoting a PBI to a Feature (Epic)

For Scrum Teams using TFS 2013 to create and manage their Product Backlog, they may want to take advantage of the new Agile Portfolio. This "higher level" backlog allows a...

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Posted by | March 17, 2014
Free TFS 2013 Webinars in March and April 2014

I noticed that Microsoft Customer Service & Support (CSS) is offering a number of great webinars in the coming days on various TFS and ALM topics ... TFS Release Management...

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