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…


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…


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…


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…


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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