About Richard Hundhausen

Richard is the president of Accentient, a company that helps software development teams understand and leverage Microsoft's ALM tools and Scrum. He has over 30 years of software development experience and over 20 years of training experience. Richard is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Visual Studio ALM MVP, a certified Professional Scrum Trainer, and author of Professional Scrum Development with Microsoft Visual Studio by Microsoft Press.

Unconfiguring Team Foundation Server 2013

This is an update to an older post that I had written for TFS 2010. Here are the steps to unconfigure TFS 2013 … 1. Execute tfsconfig setup /uninstall:all. This should be done from the %ProgramFiles%...

Quality Enablement through Agile Testing

Thank you for attending last week’s Quality Enablement through Agile Testing event put on by Microsoft here in Boise. I hope you had fun exploring the testing tools in Visual Studio and Team Foundati...

The One Work Item check-in policy

Thanks to my fellow Visual Studio ALM MVP Colin Dembovsky for building the “One Work Item” check-in policy that I was always too lazy to build. Judging by the title, it may sound like one of the othe...

Measuring the Business Value of a PBI

I’m curious. What do you enter in the Business Value field? Take this PBI work item for example … According to MSDN you are supposed to type a number that indicates the relative business value of the...

Story Mapping Software

Updated 16 Sep, 2015 to freshen up the links A few weeks ago I ran a free, half-day Agile software requirements workshop in Boise. There were over 100 attendees and we had good conversations about re...