Scrum Process Templates For Team System

יום רביעי, אפריל 1, 2009

Scrum is an Agile development methodology that has a growing audience in the software development world. I have been asked by customers of mine regarding the Team System and the Scrum. Team System is very flexible and can easily support the Scrum Methodology with a few customizations, however there are Process Templates already made with the Scrum support so you can download them and start using them with no charge. I will mention here two of these Process Templates: CodePlex: I will start with the CodePlex Project Template that can be downloaded from the “Scrum Process Template Home Page” located here. The CodePlex Project Template...

How To Add Work Flow Transitions To The Source Control Check-In Action?

יום שלישי, מרץ 3, 2009

When doing a Check-In action in the TFS Source Control the best practice is to associate the Check-In to one or more Work Items. How do I choose which transactions from my work flow will be included in the Drop Down list of the work items in the check in window? In the following screenshot we can see the screen I am talking about, you can see the State column and the Check-in Action column what we want to do is add more options (Depends on your workflow). In order to do that we will need to add an action to...

How Do I Work With Team Explorer 2008 And Office 2003?

יום שני, מרץ 2, 2009

The addings that are installed for office with the Team Explorer 2008 are for office 2008 and the MSProject 2008, so what would you do if you have office or MSProject 2003? Step 1: Install the Team Explorer 2008 Step 2: Install the Team Explorer 2005, this needs to be installed after the completion of the Team Explorer 2008 so the dlls regarding the office will be of Office 2003 and MSProject 2003. Make sure that the “.NET Programmability Support” Item is installed for all the office components and for the MSProject also. In order to add the “.NET Programmability Support” Item incase...

How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Team System 2010(Rosario): Links in MSProject

יום ראשון, ינואר 4, 2009

  This post is the fifth and last post that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the different links between work items and how it works with MSProject in the Team System 2010. In the Team System 2010(Rosario) there are new types of links a few of them are being implemented by the MSProject. Parent/Child Link In the MSProject we can indent work items. We can see in the screenshot indenting work items.The indentation represents Parent/Child link type. Predecessor/Successor Link Another link type that is implemented in the MSProject is the Predecessor/Successor. In...

How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Get Work Items

יום ראשון, דצמבר 28, 2008

This post is the forth post out of five that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Get Work Items function that is available in the MSProject. MSProject is showing the user only the work items he has chosen to see, what if he likes to add more to that list? This is exactly for that reason MSProject has the “Get Work Items” functionality. To get Work Items do the following steps: Step 1: Click on “Get Work Items” button Step 2: In the window that pops up choose...

How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Publish and Refresh

יום רביעי, דצמבר 24, 2008

This post is the third post out of five that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Publish and Refresh functions that are available in the MSProject. These functions are the back bone of using the MSProject with the Team System.The Publish function is used for sending all the changes you made in the MSProject to the TFS (Team Foundation Server), which is the server side of the Team System, including new work items you have added.The Refresh function is used for getting all changes from the TFS. In order to use...
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How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Export to MSProject

יום רביעי, דצמבר 17, 2008

This post is the second post out of five that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the export to MSProject options that are available in the Team System. When exporting to MSProject pay attention to the fact that not all the information is being transferred, in the first post of this guide I said that it is going to be a little different than working with the Excel, in order to manage your project with MSProject the export will take place at the beginning of the project as best practice...
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How To Work with Team System using Excel – Rosario: Generate Reports

יום שני, נובמבר 3, 2008

This post is the seventh and last post that builds the Excel Guide. See the first post here On this post I will show how using the Excel you can create reports with a click of a button, it is important to mention that you need to have the rights on the reporting services server in order to create reports. In the Rosario you don't need to be an expert in order to create a very impressive reports, just follow these simple steps: Step 1: Create a query in order to have more accurate reports, the query must be flat...

How To Work with Team System using Excel – Rosario: Parent Child relation

יום שלישי, אוקטובר 14, 2008

This post is the sixth post out of seven that builds the Excel Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Parent Child relations between work items and how it works with Excel. In the Rosario there are new type of links, but the most influencing link type that was added to the Rosario is the Parent/Child link. Parent/Child link links many child nodes to each parent node, a parent can have many children but each child have only one parent so what we get is an hierarchy of a tree type. In...

How To Work with Team System using Excel – Get Work Items and Change List Configuration Options

יום ראשון, אוקטובר 5, 2008

This post is the fifth post out of seven that builds the Excel Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Get Work Items function and how to Change List Configurations that are available in the Excel. Excel is showing the user only the work items he has chosen to see, what if he likes to add more to that list? This is exactly that reason Excel has the “Get Work Items” functionality. To get Work Items do the following steps: Step 1: Click on “Get Work Items” button Step 2: In the window...
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