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22 11, 2011

Q’s of the day! What is level of difficulty in order to migrate from VSS to TFS 2010?

By | 2011-11-22T12:20:00+00:00 November 22nd, 2011|Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server|0 Comments

We asked some of our consultants to answer the following: What are the most commonly asked questions you’ve had by customers this year, and how did you answer it? Here's what they had to say:      What is the level of difficulty in order to migrate from VSS to TFS 2010?   I explain [...]

16 12, 2008

TFS Reporting Help

By | 2008-12-16T12:07:42+00:00 December 16th, 2008|Team Foundation Server|1 Comment

What differentiates TFS and VSTS from many other products is the fact that it is an integrated toolset which funnels data into a single data warehouse which allows for the silent gathering of metrics around your software development process.  Unfortunately, many organizations using TFS want to use the metrics and reports but push off spending [...]

18 11, 2008

VSTS 2010 Infrastructure Changes

By | 2008-11-18T11:27:14+00:00 November 18th, 2008|Team Foundation Server|1 Comment

As more information is released about VSTS 2010, it is so easy to get caught up in the excitement of new features and the infrastructure planning for your upgrade ends up falling behind and eventually implemented at the last minute.  Brian Harry blogged not too long ago about some of the major infrastructure and technology [...]

14 11, 2008

VSTS 2008 Team Suite with MSDN Professional for ≈ $3000

By | 2008-11-14T17:17:51+00:00 November 14th, 2008|Visual Studio Team System|0 Comments

If you are an active Gold or Certified Microsoft Partner with either a CDS (Custom Development Solutions) or ISV(Independent Software Vendor)/Software Soltuions Compentency then you have till the end of the year for a great discount on Team Suite. Between October 1, 2008 and December 31, 2008, active Gold and Certified CDS or ISV competency [...]

11 11, 2008

TFS 2008 October Power Tools Released

By | 2008-11-11T17:30:03+00:00 November 11th, 2008|Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team System|1 Comment

The Novemberish October TFS 2008 power tools were released over the weekend so grab the download now! Windows shell extension for source control, powershell integration, team collaboration tools (messaging, workspace templates, check in history, view shelvesets and pending changes, distribution of custom components). This power tools release is huge and for some features it has [...]

6 11, 2008

TFS Reporting Session at Seattle Code Camp

By | 2008-11-06T15:48:12+00:00 November 6th, 2008|Team Foundation Server|2 Comments

I will be giving a talk on reporting with TFS at Seattle Code Camp on Sunday, November 16 from 2:45pm to 4:00pm. Metrics that Matter: Reporting with Team Foundation Server Am I crazy to think that making informed decisions in regards to your software development process is a good idea? Of course not, and that [...]

15 09, 2008

Easily Output the Built-in Team Build 2008 Properties

By | 2008-09-15T16:31:51+00:00 September 15th, 2008|Team Foundation Build, Team Foundation Server|1 Comment

Anyone who was worked with MSBuild to customize Team Build knows the pains of debugging your build scripts and that many times it resorts to outputting property and item values out with the message task.  There is also the major issue of just knowing what each built in property contains and not mixing one up [...]