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.

Exporting TF Status to Excel

You can use TF.EXE STATUS to display information about pending changes to items in one or more workspaces. I use this prior to migrations to see what users have files checked-out and locked, and they...

Removing TFS bindings from solutions and projects

When you try to open a solution that is under Team Foundation Server Version Control for a TFS that you don’t have access to, you will receive the message “The solution you are opening is bound...

Upgrade your Sprint Retrospective Meetings

Tired of asking each other “how the Sprint went”? Try one of these alternate Sprint Retrospective activities to change the pace a bit: Retrospective Timeline Happiness Histogram Mad, Sad,...

Implementing Scrum Using Visual Studio 2012

Updated 6/12/2012 : Since my breakout session today was on the same topic, I thought I would just hitchhike onto this post from Sunday. My presentation and an updated ScrumRobot are available for dow...

Scrum Fundamentals Workshop in Boise

Thank you for attending the workshop yesterday. You can find the presentation link below. It was three hours of packed information (and a packed room). I believe we had around 90 people in the worksh...

Create Yesterday’s Work Items Today

Team Foundation Server 11 has made it even easier to create a work item with a date prior to today. Awesome. So, why would you want to do this? Work with me here … Maybe you are importing requirement...

Opening SharePoint documents in Visual Studio 11

Today I was trying to open the ProcessGuidance.html file … A double-click, or a right-click > Open both resulted in Internet Explorer asking me if I want to Save or Cancel the document downl...

Diving into the Visual Studio Scrum 2.0 Reports

Being the geek I am, I wanted to take a detailed look at the reports in the new Scrum template. Rather than wait for guidance to be posted, or call up my friends at Microsoft (again), I thought I wou...