03. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint – Test Automation

Automate your testing effort, or better your test execution, is a must to get your testing done during the sprint. Automate your test execution shrinks the time needed to execute the tests, which leaves more time for the team to specify new test cases. On the other hand it also brings some inflexibi... [More]

02. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint – Regression Test Sets

Some teams rerun every test every sprint, this is time consuming and isn’t worth the effort. Having a clear understanding what tests to execute during regression testing raises the return of investment of this testing effort and gives more time to specify and execute test cases for the functionality... [More]

01. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint - The Team and Activities

Every Agile ALM presentation the same question is asked: How do I get testing done in a sprint? There isn’t a one solution/ practices/ to do/ how to fits all for this. So, I made a small list of tips you could do (or recommended to do, or must do… ), which can help to get testing done in a sprint.... [More]

TFS11 Scrum board update remaining work without opening the work item…

Very nice MSFT added the capability to update the remaining hours without having to open the work item. and even more nice it has some intelligence behind the drop down, because it populates the dropdown list with values in range.

Deck: The agile cloud development scenario in 10 acts…

The presentation from last SDN event … about Hosted TFS   TFService View more presentations from Clemens Reijnen. Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.par... [More]

Teams in Visual Studio 11 CTP, The Bug Backlog.

Default are bugs visually in the product backlog. When a tester files a bugs from test manager (or any other client tool), it will be shown in the teams product backlog. [More]

Teams in Visual Studio 11, feature teams and backlogs.

A solution for this big project problem is the creation of multiple teams and organize scrum of scrums meetings. From a backlog perspective we also have to make a decision, are we going to use one backlog for multiple teams or one backlog per team. [More]

Teams in Visual Studio 11, the basics.

The next version of Visual Studio is supporting Teams. Members in a team work together on a project or feature, they are multidisciplinary and deliver working software in sprints. [More]