Professional Scrum with Team Foundation Server 2010
Focusing on both process and results, this professional guide offers a practical approach to running agile software projects using Visual Studio’s project management templates and tools. You’ll first get a thorough overview of the interaction between traditional, scrum-based agile development techniques and the Microsoft Soutions Framework, before drilling down into the detail. The book covers tools, best practices, key templates, key data, team and process models, necessary tracking assetsand a host of other project challenges, such as project communication, organization, and budgets.
- Shows how to use Microsoft’s agile Visual Studio toolset for agile project management
- Written by leading experts from Microsoft and industry, this is an authoritative guide to agile development for all Microsoft-based projects
- Teaches basic concepts through best practices for delivering great software on time
- Covers the interaction of traditional, scrum-based agile development techniques and the Microsoft Solutions Framework
- Focuses on what must be in place to keep a project on track, including team models, process models, detailed tracking assets, and more
Professional Scrum with Team foundation Server 2010 combines theory with practical experience to help experienced software project managers and developers ship reliable software on time.
CHAPTER 1: SHIPPING SOFTWARE.
CHAPTER 2: ORGANIZING A SCRUM TEAM.
CHAPTER 3: TRACKING WHAT’S IMPORTANT IN TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER.
CHAPTER 4: GETTING STARTED WITH THE TFS SCRUM TEMPLATE.
CHAPTER 5: WORK ITEMS, QUERIES, AND REPORTS.
CHAPTER 6: THE PRODUCT BACKLOG.
CHAPTER 7: TRACKING QUALITY.
CHAPTER 8: RUNNING A RELEASE.
CHAPTER 9: RUNNING A SPRINT.
CHAPTER 10: THE RETROSPECTIVE.
CHAPTER 11: IMPROVING SCRUM BY USING SPIKES.
APPENDIX A: WORKING WITH SCRUM ASSESSMENTS.
APPENDIX B: REFERENCES.
Steve Resnick is a founder and managing director of BlueMetal Architects, a consulting and product development firm specializing in IT strategy, architecture, design, and delivery. Previously, he was CTO of the Microsoft Technology Centers.
Aaron Bjork is a senior program manager at Microsoft, working on Agile experiences and tooling within Team Foundation Server.
Michael de la Maza is an Agile coach and trainer whose clients include Carbonite, Intuit, EMC, and Verizon Wireless. He developed the 19-course KnowAgile curriculum that is taught throughout the country.