@CurrentIteration, Team Parameter, Offset

With our Sprint 131 update (rolling out over the next few weeks), there are some major changes coming to the @CurrentIteration macro used for work item queries. We are introducing the concept of a macro parameter, as well as allowing an offset to @CurrentIteration. These updates are mainly motivated by: A desire for queries to... Read More


Power BI and VSTS Analytics

We have been working hard to improve the integration between VSTS Analytics and Power BI. We are happy to announce we’ve released the first step in doing so. The VSTS Power BI Desktop Connector has been updated to provide additional options for historical trend and bug analysis.   Please refer to our guidance on connecting... Read More

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November extensions round-up: Actionable Insights for Agile teams and a widget for easy access to all teams in your project

The round-up is back for November! I’m sorry for not posting in October. My wife and I welcomed our second child, a girl, into the world. I was at home spending time with them because they grow up so fast 🙂 But now I’m back, and some really exciting extensions went live in the Marketplace... Read More


Burndown and Burnup Widgets available for the VSTS Analytics Extension

UPDATE 10/06/2017. The S123 Deployment is complete. The Burndown / Burnup widgets are now available for all accounts. === The Burndown and Burnup Widgets are now available for those who have installed the Analytics Extension on their Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) accounts. (NOTE: The S123 Deployment should be completed by the end of September.... Read More


Work Item Type and Inclusive Design

A little over a month ago, we rolled out work item type icons to all Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) accounts and Team Foundation Server (TFS) with 2017.2. It’s been awesome to see @VSTS tweets, Developer Community feedback, and direct emails from customers that are very excited about the icons. Additionally, we’ve received a lot... Read More