TFS in the cloud Collaboration Actionable feedback - Enough information to fix the bug straight away. Stack holder Respect your work styles - plug and play setup. Transparent agile processes - See what people are doing. Actionable Indident - Eliminate "no-repro: bugs was a cornerstone of Visual Studio 2010 - IntelliTrace Diagnostic Data Adapter IntelliTrace in production using powershell commands - start for an application pool Requires Visual Studio Ultimate
Prototyping the User Interface
Business Stackholders aren't very good at describing how they want the interface to look until after the screens have been built. Storyboard assistant tool Plug in for powerpoint
Managing the BacklogSee the backlog of tasks Use the TFS portal to reprioritze tasks for the current iteration.
Dealing with sick/annual leave. Capacity by person view
Context Switching is expensive for developers. Code reviews are critical to delivering high quality software. Duplication in code is a form of technical debt. Copy and paste - the Google coder. My Work - at a glance all the work assigned in TFS and in progress. Suspend work - shelve work to TFS and restore windows and breakpoint to how they were. Help with context switching. Unit test explorer - And plugin unit testing framework of choice. Faster access to test cases and failures. Rich code review experience. - Request Review - assign to one of more people. Inline diff viewer Inline Review comments from reviewer. Code clone - searches for blocks of code that may be similar. Identify areas to refactor. Can select block of text and search for exact and similar matches.
"Questionable requirement clarity" Feedback from stakholders outside of emails. Feedback client to be used by customers. Capture comments and screenshots during review.
System Centre Operations Manager