An introduction to Agile development with Team Foundation Server: TFS Support for Agile practices

TFS support for Agile practices Tailoring TFS to support your Agile process with process templates Iteration planning Information radiators But I’m not a .NET developer Agile support in TFS 11 A topic that comes up reasonably often is how Team Foundation Server supports Agile development. This series of posts provides my response to that query….

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Where are the TFS 2010 Web Services?

If you need to give the TFS 2010 data warehouse a kick or change the update interval then you’ll need the web services.  You can find them on your TFS server here: http://<tfsservername>:8080/tfs/TeamFoundation/Administration/v3.0/WarehouseControlService.asmx Rich

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Bringing Your TFS Process Template To Life with Talmia

A couple of weeks ago Giles and I made the journey up to Harrow to check out a new VSTS add-in from one of our Inner Circle & VSIP partners.  Gamcom have recently launched Talmia which is an ALM process automation and reporting tool for VSTS and after a quick demo from Chris Turvil at…

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Watchmen Visual Studio Team System 2010 Event

On Friday I delivered a presentation taking a peak at some of the new functionality due for release as part of Visual Studio Team System 2010.  The session was held in the Covent Garden Odeon and as part of the event we had a screening of Watchmen.    I hope people enjoyed the event, my…

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British Computer Society Agile SCM Event

This week I presented a session at the British Computer Society Configuration Management Specialist Group’s Agile SCM Event.  It was an excellent day with a number of speakers from various backgrounds talking about the challenges and best practice of Agile development but what really struck me while listening to the speakers was that Visual Studio Team System is going…

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Visual Studio Events, Microsoft Campus, Reading – 17th & 14th Sept

Hello to anyone who attended one of the Visual Studio Events in Reading over the last couple of weeks.  I promised to upload some links to useful resources, training and the presentation so I will try and get that done by the end of the week. In the meantime I’ve added some links to the…

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Load Testing with 2008 Gotcha

One of the nice things about moving from VS2005 to VS2008 is that you no longer need to run as admin on a Vista machine. However, you may now find that you can’t access the SQL server you use for storing load load test results. If you need a quick fix for this, use the…

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SharePoint 3.0 & TFS

Yesterday Jeff Beehler blogged about the finalised guidance for configuring your TFS 2005 Server to utilise Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (Out of the box it includes WSS 2.0).  Of course you may want to wait until the Orcas Release of TFS which will have WSS 3.0 built in. Now I’m no SharePoint expert but having a read…

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Just Released: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector

We are pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector which is available at http://www.codeplex.com/tfsconnector.   OVERVIEW   The Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector is designed to integrate the project management capabilities of TFS with Project Server 2007. It’s been developed by…

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Team System Partner – Testhouse

One of the key challenges involved in bringing Team System to market has been the identification of suitable services partners who can help customers exploit the new functionality contained within the product.   To this end, we have been working with a number of companies who have skills in areas such as Configuration Management, Application…

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