This overview of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System offers practical information and role-based guidance to get key members of your software development team working together. With insights from the Visual Studio product team, project managers, architects, developers, and testers alike learn how to use Team System to coordinate and facilitate the work of all team members and help ensure project success.
Discover how to use Team System to:
Improve team collaboration and monitor software development projects through the lifecycle
Simplify project management and work-item management using familiar Microsoft Office tools
Create and validate datacenter and application diagrams in a common language
Manage your code with version control
Create and run unit testing and code coverage tests to help ensure quality
Coordinate defect tracking and resolve bugs with integrated testing tools
Use Microsoft Solution Framework development methodologies or customize your own
Store documents, hold team discussions, and access queries and reports with Project Portal
Analyze your final product and help ensure successful deployment
Working with Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Team System
Richard is the president of Accentient, a company that helps software development teams understand and leverage Application Lifecycle Management and Scrum tools and practices. He has over 30 years of software development experience and over 20 years of training experience. He is a Microsoft Regional Director, Visual Studio ALM MVP, and author of several books and courses, including Microsoft's Professional Scrum Developer program. Richard grew up in southern Idaho, lived in Germany for a couple of years, and moved back to Boise in 2001. He enjoys playing soccer, writing code, and being a husband and father of five.