When trying to enable reporting after upgrading my server I get a schema warning

A couple of customers have reached out recently with this question, so I wanted to elaborate how this scenario works. Here’s the scenario: “I have an existing TFS 2005 or 2008 server with reporting enabled. I upgraded the server to TFS 2010 but during upgrade I used the convenient option to skip reporting upgrade so…

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Reporting in Team Foundation Server 2010 – Part 8: Custom Reports: Options & Tools

In my last post in this series I covered the new feature for generating reports in Microsoft Excel based on work item query. Let’s look at custom report authoring options available and a few tools next: Walkthroughs for out-of-the-box experience including customizations SharePoint Dashboard Rich SQL Reporting Services Reports Excel Reports from Work Item Queries…

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TFS 2010 Warehouse Sample Adapter is now available!

We have been working on getting a sample adapter ready for you to build a custom warehouse adapter in TFS 2010. I am happy to announce that we just published the sample and is now available at: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Tfs2010SampleAdapter The sample shows an example for moving custom data into the warehouse and cube to enable reporting…

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Team Foundation Server 2010 – Cube Schema Changes in RTM

I posted this topic outlining the cube schema changes we made in Beta 2. We had made it a point not to make any breaking schema changes in our cube schema once Beta 2 shipped and we stuck to that goal for RC. We put in a significant effort in the recent weeks to improve…

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Reporting in Team Foundation Server – Part 7: Excel Reports from Work Item Queries

In my last post in this series, I covered the new SQL RS reports we have in TFS 2010. Let’s look at a cool new feature for generating a report in Microsoft Excel based on a work item query. Walkthroughs for out-of-the-box experience including customizations SharePoint Dashboard Rich SQL Reporting Services Reports Excel Reports from…

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Adding Reports & Dashboards and Updating Reports on an existing Team Project

I have heard questions around these scenarios from several people lately: Adding reports and/or dashboards on an existing project that was created without these options Adding the new Agile/CMMI RC version of the reports to existing projects after upgrading from TFS 2008 to TFS 2010 We provision updated version of 2008 reports that works with…

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Reporting in Team Foundation Server 2010 – Part 6: Rich SQL Reporting Services Reports

I started this series with a set of topics and broke the first one down into sub topics to cover the out-of-the-box experience in detail. With my last post, I covered the dashboards portion of the experience. Let’s look at the new SQL Reporting Services (SSRS/RS) reports written in Report Definition Language (RDL). Walkthroughs for…

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Reporting in Team Foundation Server 2010 – Part 5: SharePoint Foundation Dashboard

In my last post, I covered the topic on creating a team dashboard. Let’s look at the dashboard experience on Windows SharePoint Services / SharePoint Foundation: SharePoint Dashboards SharePoint Server dashboard Out-of-the-box experience Customizing the dashboard Creating a team dashboard Windows SharePoint Services/SharePoint Foundation dashboard Windows SharePoint Services / SharePoint Foundation dashboard When integrating TFS…

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Reporting in Team Foundation Server 2010 – Part 4: SharePoint Dashboards: Creating a team dashboard

In my last post, I covered customizing the SharePoint Server dashboard. The next topic is creating a team dashboard: SharePoint Dashboards SharePoint Server dashboard Out-of-the-box experience Customizing the dashboard Creating a team dashboard Windows SharePoint Services/SharePoint Foundation dashboard SharePoint Server dashboard: Creating a team dashboard The easiest way to get started is to use the…

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Reporting in Team Foundation Server 2010 – Part 3: SharePoint Dashboards: SharePoint Server dashboard customization

In my last post, I covered the out-of-the-box experience with SharePoint Server dashboard. Let’s look at the next item on the list, customizing the dashboard: SharePoint Dashboards SharePoint Server dashboard Out-of-the-box experience Customizing the dashboard Creating a team dashboard Windows SharePoint Services/SharePoint Foundation dashboard SharePoint Server dashboard: Customizing the dashboard The Bugs dashboard provides a…

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