TFS Agile Planning Tools
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TFS Agile Planning Tools

Learn how to setup,configure and run a TFS Agile Project using Scrum methodology
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Created by Packt Publishing
Last updated 8/2017
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What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to create a TFS project using the Scrum Template.
  • Learn what work items are and how to use them.
  • How to create a product backlog
  • How to do Agile estimations.
  • How to work from a backlog
  • How to work in sprints
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Requirements
  • Familiarity with Team Foundation Server 2017
  • Software Lifecycle Management
  • Scrum Principles
  • Kanban
  • Software Requirements: Team Foundation Server 2017, SQL Server 2014
Description

In this video course, we will be introduced to the Agile Planning Tools. Once a Team Project is created we will look at the various aspects of Agile Planning in TFS. Once completed, you will understand how to setup, configure and run a TFS Agile Project using the Scrum methodology.
TFS Agile Planning Tools will allow you to be the expert. You will learn how to setup and configure Team Foundation Server for a Scum project. After that we will guide you through a deep-dive into how to work with the planning tools.

About the Author

Paul Hacker, a Principal Consultant with AgileThought, has over 15 years of application architecture, design, development, and management expertise in Microsoft technologies. Paul has a depth of experience in ALM, Process Improvement, and Team Foundation Server. Having distinguished himself as a leader in the IT industry he has been awarded the distinction of Microsoft MVP in the ALM category every year since 2006

Who is the target audience?
  • Aimed at software professionals including Developers, Testers, Architects, Configuration Analysts, and Release Managers who want to understand the capabilities of TFS to deliver better quality software faster
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
04:04:49
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Initiating a Team Project
5 Lectures 47:28

This video provides an overview of the entire course.

Preview 03:46

In this video, we will discuss some of the ways to organize your artifacts in the TFS Project.
Organizing a Project in TFS
09:37

In this video, we are going to explain the purpose of process templates in TFS projects.

Understanding Process Templates
17:26

In this video, we are going to walk through the steps needed to create a TFS Project

Creating a New Team Project
10:44

In this video, we are going to review the artifacts that are created in the process.

Review Team Project Artifacts
05:55
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Work Item Primer
6 Lectures 01:01:11

The aim of this video is to gather a thorough understanding of work items in TFS. What they are, how they work, and how do you customize them to fit in your process.

Preview 23:43

In this video, we will see ways to link work items to various TFS artifacts to provide traceability throughout the system.

Traceability Between Work Items
15:12

TFS can hold many work items. In order to find what we are looking for, we have the ability to query the work items.

Creating Custom Queries
07:14

Now that we have the work items, we want to format the data into charts for easier viewing. In this video, we will see how to create work item charts and pivot tables.

Work Item Charting
04:53

Tagging your work items makes it easier to track them in both your product backlog and your work item query views.
Work Item Tagging
04:48

TFS has a fantastic alerting system built in. In this video, we will see how to create and apply alerts to your TFS project.

Configuring Project Notifications
05:21
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Creating the Project Backlog
4 Lectures 25:22

In this video, we will define the different types of requirements in TFS.

Preview 06:03

In this video, we will see a demonstration on how to create and prioritize product backlog items (PBIs) in TFS.

Creating Product Backlog Items
05:34

In this video, we will be introduced to features. We will see a demonstration on how to create features and map them to PBIs. Once mapped, we will prioritize them and then demonstrate how to re-parent PBIs to features.

Creating Requirement Hierarchies Using Features
08:09

In this video, we will discuss three different types of acceptance criteria. We will then see a demonstration on how to add them to work items in TFS.

The Importance of Acceptance Criteria
05:36
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Agile Estimation
4 Lectures 22:02

In this video, we will discuss how agile estimation takes the whole team. Collaboration is key to good estimates. Lastly, we will  discuss how to look back at past estimates.

Preview 07:22

In this video, we are going the amount of work and how does that affect our story point and the complexity of work

Using Story Points
04:22

In this video, we will be introduced to planning Poker, T-shirt sizing, and more techniques for agile estimation.

Planning Poker and Other Popular Estimation Techniques
06:34

In this video, we will look at adding the estimates to various TFS work items.

Adding Your Estimates to TFS Work Items
03:44
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Working from the Product Backlog
5 Lectures 37:57

This video is all about the product backlog. We are going to specifically looking at Kanban.

Preview 06:38

In this video, we will see how to enter and edit the project details in work items on the Kanban board.

Entering and Editing Details on the Kanban Board
08:53

In this video, we will see how to customize columns, swim lanes, and cards on the Kanban board.

Customizing the Kanban Board
11:34

In this video, we see what the definition of done means and how to enter it in TFS.

Recording our Definition of Done (DoD)
05:23

This video is designed to understand the cumulative flow diagram.

Understanding the Cumulative Flow Diagram
05:29
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Working in Sprints
6 Lectures 50:49

This video is all about setting up a team schedule and setting the capacity of the team.

Preview 14:45

In this video, we will see how to forecast when items in the backlog will complete.

Set Sprint Backlog Using Forecasting
10:26

In this video, we will understand the importance of decomposing requirements into smaller steps.

Decompose Requirements Into Tasks
08:20

In this video I will explain how to use the burndown charts to track progress.
Using Burndown Charts to Track Progress
07:15

In this video we would be discussing about monitoring task board.
Monitor Work Using the Task Board
04:39

In this video, we will explain what a good retrospective contains.
Conducting an Efficient Sprint Retrospective
05:24
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