Installing a TFS Production Server – Meeting Notes

I just had a meeting where we discussed setting up a TFS 2008 production server and I went through the system requirements with our system administrator. The focus was on groups needed in Active Dire...

Rosario April CTP Available for Download

Now that Team Foundation Server 2008 is out, the Visual Studio Team System product team is totally focused on the next version, known as Rosario. If the current release rhythm continues, Rosario is l...

What’s your VSTS worst practice?

For those of you who joined me at VSLive! this week in San Francisco, I had fun sharing many worst (or un-preferred) practices I’ve run into over the years. My talk broke them down into several...

TFS Global Lists Cannot Be Deleted

Seriously. They can’t. http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=259259&SiteID=1 You may delete specific values, but not the list itself. This means you can effectively “z...

Lightweight Scrum Process Template Updated

Mike Azocar, a fellow Team System MVP, reports: We released LWS version 2.1 today.  This version includes a new process guidance and SharePoint template as well as many work item enhancements.&n...

Managing Global Lists in TFS

Having just inherited a TFS installation to manage, I received a request to add some values to a global list. I got a little nervous about this when I saw that the server had many (MANY) global lists...

Teamprise 3.0 Ships

Martin Woodward has done his magic again! For those of you who don’t know Martin, he is the primary developer of Teamprise, a fantastic suite of client applications that gives Java developers c...