Saturday, July 28, 2012

Team Foundation Server

Recently I had a chance to use Team Foundation Server (TFS). It is a great ALM tool and having many workflows, templates and reports. Microsoft has integrated with many tools and developed many utilities around for various purposes. Attempted to list down the major workflows and integrated tools.

Major flows / features
  • Requirements Tracking
  • Project Status Reporting
  • Burn down chart/Effort tracking
  • Source control
  • Defect Tracking
  • Test case Management
  • Test Execution reporting
  • Traceability Matrix
  • Various Reporting through MS SQL BI features

Integrated tools
  • Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Project Professional
  • Office Tools (Excel, Outlook & Word)
  • Microsoft Test Manager
  • SharePoint
  • MS SQL Server BI features
  • CodedUI Integration

Few Links related to TFS
Manage Team Project Collections
Setup automated UI Tests
Process Template modification