Bookmark this site if you are interested in what Microsoft Research is doing to improve the quality of software through analysis, program verification and software measurement techniques. I wonder how many of these tools might make it into VSTS in the future? MUTT might be interesting.
Here are a couple of interesting articles:
- Use of Relative Code Churn Measures to Predict System Defect Density
- Static Analysis Tools as Early Indicators of Pre-Release Defect Density