September 2014 Blog Posts

Support for Work Item Tags in TeamCompanion

You have been waiting long enough: just update your Team Explorer to Update 3 of the 2013 version and you will immediately get the support for Work Item Tags in TeamCompanion! Work Item Tags are one of the never features in TFS which provides you the option to additionally categorize and filter your work items. Work items are easily tagged using the work item form in Team Web Access or in Visual Studio. Tags can then be used for filtering in project backlogs and work item query views. After you update your Team Explorer to Update 3 of...

Using Web Access pages as Team Project Homepages in Outlook

TeamCompanion can use any web page as the Team Project homepage embedded in Outlook. This feature allows you to display any of the pages from your project’s Team Web Access directly in Outlook. The following set of pictures displays how several interesting Web Access pages can be used as project homepages in TeamCompanion for a Scrum based project, and which Project Home Page Configuration options you need to use: the Team Web Access Home page (Choose “Use Web Access”); the Sprint Taskboard ...