TeamCompanion is a first class Team Foundation Server (TFS) client within Outlook. In addition to the standard TFS client features, TeamCompanion leverages Outlook features providing unique capabilities that lead to better collaboration and communication among project stakeholders.
TeamCompanion provides support for product backlog grooming and prioritization, sprint planning, load balancing within team and for day to day task tracking using burn down chart. Using drag-and-drop in the backlog view, Work Items can be prioritized. By dropping them on the iterations tree on the right, they are assigned to specific iteration.
TeamCompanion provides strong support for integrating Emails and Work Items. Probably the most frequently used TeamCompanion feature is creating Work Item based on an Email. All Email information is copied into the Work Item including Email attachments. It is equally easy to send an Email containing information about one particular Work Item.
TeamCompanion implements powerfull online and offline search capabilities. Search module supports full text search on all Work Item Query content availbale. It also supports Query By Example search tool and Historical queries.
TeamCompanion enables you to easily access any document from the SharePoint Document Libraries.
TeamCompanion provides a standard Work Item Edit Form including unique commands like send Email based on an Work Item, the Done button and other features.