Scrum-damentals Webcast on 17th February 2012

We often speak about the basics of scrum and rarely get into the problems and I wanted a session that represented the “next steps” after deciding that this Scrum thing was a good idea. I will, hopefully, be hitting this session at those that already understand Scrum, but are looking for a little implementation knowledge […]

Visual Studio 2010 Overview – Reporting & Process

The Process Template governs nearly all aspects of how the team interacts with Visual Studio and TFS (e.g., the structure and flow of work items). Whether a team has a well-established development process or needs to define one, proper template selection and practice are critical. Reports and dashboards (targeted to the selected team process) provide […]

Visual Studio 2010 Overview – Architecture

How Visual Studio helps teams explore, understand, maintain, and uphold their project’s architecture. Introduction to some basic architecture & design concepts and common trouble spots for teams. This post is part of a series of Visual Studio ALM webcasts that were delivered through 2010 and 2011 as part of an introduction to Visual Studio ALM. […]

Visual Studio 2010 Overview – Microsoft Test Manager

Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), AKA Test Professional, is a new testing system that team can use to create manual and Automation test quickly. The real advantage and strength of MTM is the integration with TFS and Visual Studio 2010 and how it can leverage the ALM tools and practices. In the demo, we show: Explain […]

Visual Studio 2010 Overview – Code Management and Build

Branching Merging and Build are two parts of the overall software development cycle. In the Branching and Merging session, we cover industries standard approaches to branching and merging, the pros and Cons of the standard approaches, and how each strategy might fit your company needs. In the Build section we cover how to setup a […]

Visual Studio 2010 Overview – IntelliTrace and Test Impact Analysis

Intellitrace was built in response to the #1 and #2 demands from TFS 2008 customers: help us find bugs faster so we can fix them faster. As a configurable “flight data recorder” for all aspects of debug and test, it provides advanced and integrated logging so devs can locate and reproduce the bug exactly the […]

Visual Studio 2010 Overview – A day in the life of … Plan, Code & Test

This session shows the Day in the Life of a project using TFS from the context of a Developer, Tester, and Program Manager. The purpose of this session is to give a clear picture of how someone in the role of the Developer, the Tester and Program Manager would use TFS in his/her role. Update […]

Visual Studio 2010 Overview – Introduction

A high-level overview of ALM and how the features in Visual Studio 2010 support ALM. This presentation touches on all the features shown in the rest of the deeper-dive sessions. If attendees don’t know which other sessions they want, watching this presentation might help them decide. This post is part of a series of Visual Studio ALM […]

Always prompted for credentials in TFS 2010?

Sometimes when you setup TFS you find that your users, or just some of them, are being prompted for credentials. While manageable this is annoying and is not really related to TFS. This is an Active Directory thing and yes, there is a workaround…     The best way to fix this is to have […]

Creating a backup in Team Foundation Server 2010 using the Power Tools

Over the last few years the product team has been putting their finishing touches on a backup module for the Team Foundation Server Administration Console. Why you might ask do you need another way to backup? Surely you can just backup the bits? Well, you could, but as TFS has a lot of moving parts […]