Archive | Process Templates RSS feed for this section
FI_Cloud

Upload process template to TFS 2015 gives a version error

Today I was doing some process template customization on a TFS 2015 server. The process template that was in use was one that was created for TFS 2013.4 and worked fine. We did the upgrade and everything was fine as well. But as good practice describes, we also have a version of this Process Template […]

Continue reading
FI_Afrika Road

Keep track of your Team Projects Process Template Version

The company I work for (Delta-N), is a service company. We built software for various customers and we do so by means of projects. It should not surprise you that we maintain all our development projects in Team Foundation Server and, since we use TFS since the first version (TFS 2005), we do have a […]

Continue reading
FI_TFSLovesScrum

TFS as perfect tool for Scrum (Part 1) – Introduction in Scrum and TFS

This year I was invited again to present at Microsoft TechDays. This event is held every year in the World Forum in The Hague. This year I spoke about why TFS is the perfect tool for Scrum. My session was about how to use TFS as tool for Scrum. I talked about the different stages […]

Continue reading

Changing the product backlog in TFS 2012

Recently I was at a customer who used the MSF for Agile Software Development template in Team Foundation Server 2012. As he was doing Scrum with this template he had the need to show Bugs in the Product Backlog view as well. Just like User Stories he wanted to plan bugs in a specific sprint. […]

Continue reading
FI_Graph

Using Custom Reports in TFS: Part 3 – How to set up my reporting environment and structure

This post is part of the series Using Custom Reports in TFS. The posts are more or less built on top of each other. Please read the earlier posts for a better understanding. Earlier in this series: Introduction in TFS Data What tools can I use to present some data? How to set up my […]

Continue reading
FI_Graph

Using Custom Reports in TFS: Part 2 – What tools can I use to present some data?

This post is part of the serie Using Custom Reports in TFS. The posts are more or less built on top of each other. Please read the earlier posts for a better understanding. Earlier in this serie: Introduction in TFS Data What tools can I use to present some data? When you say custom reports […]

Continue reading
FI_Graph

Using Custom Reports in TFS: Part 1 – Introduction in TFS Data

Introduction As a TFS user you generate data during your projects. Depending on the process you follow and the artifacts you store in TFS this can be a small or a large amount. In any case, the data you gather, is stored and will be stored in TFS for the rest of your days. During […]

Continue reading

Where to store my documents in TFS

As a Team Foundation Server user you have several possibilities to store your documents. Multiple options are always nice but it is also confusing if you do not exactly know what to do. As a result of this, I often hear the same question. Where to store my documents ? Let me start with listing […]

Continue reading

Managing your sprint backlog easier with Excel

In my previous post I talked about the Excel workbooks in combination with the MS Scrum template. Excel is a great help in quickly organizing and editing your work items. It is however kind of hard to see a good status overview of your work in the current sprint. Main problem is, that Parent Items […]

Continue reading

Use the MSF Agile workbooks in the MS Scrum template

The MSF Agile 5.0 Process Template in Team Foundation Server 2010 comes with a great set of Excel workbooks. These workbooks allow you maintain your Product and Iteration Backlog with Excel. The workbooks contain a set of macros that are very useful, because they transform information from the workbook in a visual appealing way. You […]

Continue reading