DevOps Self Assessment from DORA, ITRev and MS

Nicole Forsgren, Gene Kim, participants of the DevOps Enterprise Forum and I collaborated on a free starter self-assessment for your team’s DevOps performance. It’s now available at https://DevOpsAssessment.net. As input, we used the research from the State of DevOps Reports (presented by DORA and Puppet) that Nicole has been leading for years, in addition to the... Read More

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Human readable tests and build chaining in July’s VSTS extension round-up

Our community of publishers continues to grow and the contributions they’re making are great. This month I’ve got an extension for chaining build definitions together, and another that was written because people were searching for it in the Marketplace. SpecFlow+LivingDoc See it in the Marketplace here: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=techtalk.techtalk-specflow-plus Living documentation is the term used to describe system... Read More

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Improved alternate authentication experience for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

Recently, we’ve heard feedback from customers that developers have a poor experience creating and managing their alternate authentication credentials and that administrators moving from TFS to the cloud aren’t provided the policies they need to enforce how alternate authentication is used by their end users.  This post will describe our plans to provide a better... Read More

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