How To Effectively Track Effort Hours in TFS

In TFS effort is tracked at the task level. The three fields used to track effort are Original Estimate, Remaining Work and Completed Work. Typically these fields are representative of hours of work. However, if your organization has a different standard unit of work you may substitute that. For simplicity sake I will operate under[…]

Plant a Perfect Source Tree with TFS Source Control

Proper source control management depends on a healthy organization of your source control tree.  If you setup your tree properly it will give you both stability and flexibility when it comes to your source code.  Setup isn’t difficult, it just requires some planning and sticking to some proven principles. The Trunk The trunk should be[…]