SDL Team Completes Agile + SDL Template for TFS 2008!

As some of you may have seen, Microsoft’s SDL team has completed their 2008 template! The SDL team originally shipped a TFS template for doing the Secure Development Lifecycle activities (SDL) on top of TFS. You gave great feedback that you wanted to see this integrated into the existing TFS 2008 Agile template, so that…


TFS 2005 Compat Patch Now Available

I wanted to make sure all TFS users adopting 2010 saw this – This morning TFS released the GDR patch for TFS 2005 users who want to connect to a TFS 2010 server. You can find more info about the patch here: The drive for developing this patch was entirely your user feedback….


Using Microsoft Surface for Agile Planning

This came across my desk today and I thought it was interesting enough to share. Some of our MVPs in France really are passionate about scrum. They wanted to use a digital surface for their team’s task planning. They are using TFS as the back end. So, they decided to build a team task board…


Setting up Enterprise SharePoint with TFS 2010

Technorati Tags: SharePoint,TFS 2010,Dashboards Many of you have talked with us about the new Enterprise SharePoint (sometimes called “MOSS”) dashboards. I wanted to get a note out to you about the setup. I want to be completely honest with you. It’s hard, and it’s going to take some work and some time. Do not expect…


New Agile Guidance and CMMI Guidance

You may have already noticed in the Beta 2 version of Team Foundation Server that the Agile guidance looks quite a bit different. The RC content is up and I wanted to call it out because it’s alot different than anything you’ll have seen before. I’d love to get your feedback. We still have a…


How Microsoft Does Development

If you’ve been following us for a couple years, this is probably a talk you’ve seen before from Brian Harry, Jeff Beehler, Joe Schwetz or any one of several other people here in Team Foundation Server. I was asked this morning for the deck from this year’s TechEd EMEA. I thought I’d post it here…


New Visual Studio Process Template Certification Program

In this month’s newsletter, the Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program announced the creation of a new TFS Process Template Certification Program to certify and promote high-quality process template partners. While we ship some of the most popular processes in TFS, we want to encourage and support the community especially with all the cool innovation…


New Overview for all TFS Migration / Integration Tools

I assume most of our major enterprise customers are not all-Microsoft shops and/or are not running all-MS tools. Our goal is to make developers successful with the very best tools, not to lock them all to our tools. (Of course I want our tools to be the very best, :)  but it’s important to meet…


Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson

Technorati Tags: Personal Normally I like to post about Visual Studio VSTS and TFS related information. Feel free to skip this one as it’s not about the product. I thought I’d just address questions from folks who were asking about the name change on the top of the blog to “Stephanie Cuthbertson”. I got married…


TFS Web Access – How Far Does it Scale?

Technorati Tags: VSTS,TFS,VSTS2008,TFS2008 This is one I’ve been meaning to post for awhile. If you’ve ever wanted specifics on how far TFS Web Access scales, Hakan Eskici published a great whitepaper detailing scale limits on 2008. Here’s a link to that whitepaper: Hope it’s good reading! Steph