Work Item rules workaround: Cannot close task unless Remaining Work is zero

In the last post in this series, Gregg blogged about restricting a bug such that only the creator can close it on our team blog. This is the last post in this series of workarounds that we have been blogging about. We saved this as the grand finale for our series. Customers have asked us:…

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Work Item rules workaround: Saving the resolved reason

In our last post in this series, Gregg blogged about securing a work item type on our team blog. Another question along these lines: “How can I save the resolved reason? I want to create metrics based on how bugs were resolved, but the value of the ‘Reason’ field is changed when the bug is…

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Work Item rules workaround: Deactivating a work item type

My colleague, Gregg, and I have been posting a series of workarounds to achieve scenarios in Work Item Tracking that aren’t straightforward using our rule engine. In the last post in this series, Gregg blogged about forcing selection of reason. Let’s take a look at another question that we often get: “How do I deactivate/retire…

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