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...

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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TFS 2010 – Urban Turtle for a Better Scrum

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

TFS 2010 - Urban Turtle for a Better Scrum If you doing Scrum in TFS 2010 this is an Add-on you can’t ignore!!! Urban Turtle is built by Pyxis Technologies and provides an awesome Scrum experience for TFS. Urban Turtle will assist you with your Scrum process with a beautiful Interface and easy functionality though TFS 2010 Web Access. Sounds Good? give it a try – You can download it for 30 days Ream More from Brian Harry Planning Board Prioritize your backlog using drag-and-drop...

ALM Summit Here We Come

Friday, October 29, 2010

ALM Summit Here We Come Application Lifecycle Management for the Microsoft platform will take place as November 16-18, 2010 - Microsoft Redmond. If you are an ALM practitioner, lead, or manager who is passionate about mastering your craft, this is an event you don’t want to miss, and Sela Collage as ALM leader in Israel will be there as a gold sponsor. Sela is going to announce of two tools for TFS and Visual Studio 2010: Scrat – Quality Center 2 TFS 2010 Migration Tool – Home Page ...

Black Jack Using Scrum – Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Black Jack Using Scrum – Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Last year I attended MIX10 conference in Las Vegas, because MIX is very near (Yes I’m GOING!!!!) I decided to plan my strategy of wining (I lost the last time…) in “Black Jack” based on Scrum Methodology. Many thanks Yaniv Kessler for helping me finish this article. So Before I Reveal My Custom Scrum Methodology let's talk about? -> What is Scrum? Scrum is an iterative, incremental framework for project management and agile software development. Although Scrum was intended for management of software development...

Scrum For Team System Version 3.0 – Beta 2 Released

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Scrum For Team System Version 3.0 - Beta 2 Released Team System 2010 comes with many new improvements, one of the biggest improvements is Hierarchical Work items. In Team System 2008 we had only one relation between work items – Network topologies: Any two items can be connected and the link has the same name at both ends. In Team System 2010 we got more than just one topology of connection (my next post will be about all new topologies in 2010), so when using Team System 2010...

Scrum Sprint Monitor on CodePlex

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Scrum Sprint Monitor on CodePlex bharry's just post about new tool for Scrum Users. Project Description Scrum Sprint Monitor is a screen saver designed to provide a birds-eye view on the team performance and the status of the current sprint on a large LCD monitor. It is a tool designed to help teams who are adopting Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Lean development. You can download from CodePlex