Previous State and State Change Count

Today I am going to look at two interesting fields in the Warehouse related to Work Items – Previous State, and State Change Count. The Previous State field stores the state a Work Item was in before it entered its current state.  This field is in the [Work Item] table in the relational/dimensional Warehouse and…

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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. 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: “I don’t want…

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CodePlex Tool: WIT Synchronizer

I just saw that Loic Baumann posted a tool on codeplex called WIT Synchronizer. It provides two pieces of functionality that has often been requested. “I’ve made a change to my Process Template, how do I push those changes to existing projects” “I’ve made some updates to my process in an in-flight project, and now…