Rename a TFS Project Collection

I was asked the other day how to rename a Team Project Collection. There is a way, and it is more like a three card shuffle than anything else, and will work in TFS2010 and TFS2012. The super quick g...

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...

Useful TFS Links

I have just finished delivering a Team Foundation Course today, and we had some great discussions around TFS Administration, upgrading, adoption etc. As usual, there is a whole pile of questions that...

Reporting Waste with TFS

Tracking waste in TFS Overview Tracking waste and gathering the empirical data is one of the most effective ways of convincing people for the need to adapt. This needs an Estimated Effort field, as i...

Upgrade TFS 2005 to TFS11 Beta

This is one journey to upgrade TFS 2005 to TFS11 Key points if you are in a hurry You only get one chance at the upgrade, on the initial install. You need to do this as two upgrades TFS2005 –> TFS...

TFS2010 Build output to a Custom Folder Structure

How to output TFS2010 build output to a subfolder The scenario that exists is that I need to build a more detailed tree structure in the build output. I was looking for the least intrusive means of b...