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Create a Trend chart in Visual Studio Online

As you might have noticed from some of my previous posts on this blog, I really like reports. I wrote about how to customize them (here, here and here), how you should use them in your ALM implementation and how to use PowerPivot to your advantage. When you read these posts, you probably will not […]

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TFS Reports–Unleash them with PowerPivot

A long time ago I wrote a blog series about writing Custom Reports for Team Foundation Server. As you may or may not know, Team Foundation Server comes with a powerful reporting solution. A relational TFS Warehouse and a Data Cube which contains the aggregated and historical data. In my previous posts I talked about […]

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Teams without Areas–Fixing the reports

As I described in my post about TFS backlog grooming there are several ways to deal with Team in Team Foundation Server 2012. The approach Microsoft uses Out of the Box, is putting a team into the Area Path. The approach I describe in my post puts the team as part of the Iteration Path. […]

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Want to implement an ALM process? Focus on the output!

Want to implement an ALM process? Focus on the output! In my previous article “Implement TFS or ALM? Same or different?” , I talked about the differences between an ALM implementation and a TFS Implementation. Today I like to talk about the change process that is involved when an ALM process is being implemented. I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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DevDays 2011 Session, Tfs Reports

In my previous post I mentioned my session on the Dutch Event DevDays. The session was recorded and is posted on Channel 9. Unfortunately for the english readers, the session is in Dutch. You can find the video here on Channel 9 You can find the slides in my previous post. Enjoy!

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Microsoft DevDays 2011–Garbage In–Garbage Out. Inzicht in TFS Reports

On the 29th of April I presented on the DevDays 2011 Conference. I talked about TFS reporting and what you need to do to properly fill the reports. Also I showed how to access the warehouse with tools like Excel and Report Builder and what you can do to enter your own data in to […]

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