Thursday, 11 February 2016

Small but very valuable nuggets about Work Item Tracking in TFS and VSTS

Have you ever noticed this couple of small but very useful features in Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services?

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You can query across projects – think about it, you can create a cross-project (in case you are not using the One Team Project approach) query which can be pinned in the main dashboard. A very minor thing bringing a lot of value to certain roles.

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You can compare different fields! I realised this a few days ago (my bad!), and I think it dramatically improves the custom queries’ experience, given that you can build a result based on field comparison.

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