Category Archives: VSTS

VSTS Scrum process templates

This post was originally published here. There have been some rumblings around that some in my company might be interested in Scrum and Team System, so I thought I’d compile a list of Scrum process templates and some highlights (and lowlights).  The … Continue reading 

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Team Foundation Build, Part 4: Values, Principles, and Practices

This post was originally published here. In the last post of this series, I discussed how to create a build definition. Before I start discussing extending and customizing Team Foundation Build, I think it’s important to discuss some values, principles, … Continue reading 

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TFS Guide now available

This post was originally published here. One thing I always thought was missing from MSDN regarding TFS was any kind of guidance or best practices.  Just released was a Beta 1 of a TFS Best Practices guide, and after taking … Continue reading 

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Team Foundation Build, Part 3: Creating a Build

This post was originally published here. In part 1 and 2 of this series, I gave an overview of Team Foundation Build and discussed installation and configuration options.  One thing I should note is that if a team needs to … Continue reading 

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Team Foundation Build, Part 2: Installation and Configuration

This post was originally published here. So now that we have some understanding of what the components of Team Build are from Part 1, where should these components be installed? Luckily, there’s some pretty good documentation on Team Foundation Server … Continue reading 

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Team Foundation Build, Part 1: Introduction

This post was originally published here. There’s been some interest recently for our team to utilize more features of Team System, including Team Foundation Build.  Rather than send out a blanket email, I’m following Jon Udell’s advice and maximizing the value … Continue reading 

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Project management with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

This post was originally published here. Having used Team System in the past, I’ve been trying to wrap my head around using Team System for work items in our group.  We’re using Team System exclusively for source control, but there’s … Continue reading 

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