TFS 2012 Upgrade Process Template–Guide

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Many customers are upgrading from TFS 2010 or earlier versions to TFS 2012 and in near future will upgrade to TFS 2013. As Microsoft making the upgrade process of TFS a very smooth process there are still things we need to upgrade in our Team Project process template things that will not happened in the TFS Upgrade Process. So which things? the Team Project Process Template – Work Items, Queries, Reports, Categories and more. There are couple of scenarios you interesting in: Upgrade the same Process Template to the latest version. ...

איך להגדיר ימי חופש של סבב פיתוח – יום שישי במקום ראשון

Sunday, March 3, 2013

אחד השינויים ב – TFS 11 מאפשר לנו להגדיר קבוצות פיתוח והגדרה של סבבי פיתוח עם תאריך התחלה וסיום (Sprint, Iteration וכו). כאשר מתחילים לתכנן סבב פיתוח נראה חישוב של סה”כ ימי העבודה בסבב הנוכחי, אך סה”כ הימים לא יסתדר לכם כי הוא מחשב שיום ראשון אינו יום עבודה. זאת שאלה שאני מקבל מהרבה לקוחות – איך אני משנה את תצוגת ה – Backlog שתתאים לימי המנוחה בארץ (שישי ושבת ולא שבת וראשון). לדוגמא – אם הגדרנו סבב פיתוח מה – 3 לפברואר עד ה – 14 לפברואר – מדובר על 12 ימים סה”כ ו-10 ימי פיתוח אבל אנחנו נראה סה”כ 9 ימי...

TFS 11 Express

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Tweet Yes, this sounds strange but it’s true – Brian Harry wrote couple of days ago on TFS Express. TFS 11 comes with many great improvements for Developers, Testers, Product Managers and The “Team”, and one more thing called – TFS Express, that includes the core developer features: Source Code Control Work Item Tracking Build Automation Agile Taskboard and more…. And it’s FREE!!! (Up to 5 users) Read the full article

The Git Hole

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Tweet I consider myself a calm person with plenty of tolerance, I believe in productive discussion and love it – Part of my job as a consultant is to talk with Teams and explain them why you should choose a specific product over another, in 99.9% of those meetings there is one guy that don’t like the change (No One Like Changes) and you need in a calm way to explain and show him the benefits of the new tool – Forcing someone to do something is never a good thing. But sometimes there is no wining side in a discussion,...

Planning Sprints For MIX 2011

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Planning Sprints For MIX 2011 Today I flying to Las Vegas to attend the MIX 2011 conference, me and 12 other consultants from Sela Group will be there to here about the latest news in Web, Azure and WP7 and of course to have lots of FUN! I've also attend MIX 2010 and after that experience (losing in Black Jack) I wrote an article Black Jack Using Scrum – Winner Winner Chicken Dinner This year I’m going to give it a try and see if this methodology will improve my odds – I’ll let you know!...
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A-s-shole Driven Development

Monday, February 14, 2011

A-s-shole Driven Development Yes I know this sound interesting and yes it is! Yaniv Kessler has sent my that email and I felt that I need to share this knowledge with you! Scott Berkun wrote a very nice article of what he think is the reason for all those acronyms and frameworks keep piling up in the software industry. Asshole Driven development (ADD) – Any team where the biggest jerk makes all the big decisions is asshole driven development. All wisdom, logic or process goes out the window when Mr. Asshole is in the...