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How do You Prioritize Content Work? Here’s What We Did for Team Foundation Content

Once we identified most of the items (stories) in our backlog, we started to prioritize them. In our first pass, we adapted a technique that Mike Cohn teaches called Theme Scoring . I say adapted because we didn't identify a small number of themes and rank them using this technique. Rather, we identified our criteria and applied that to each ...

The Content Backlog for Team Foundation: It’s About What the Developer Does, not What the Product Does

In the past, we managed our work by defining the topics that we need to write, and then estimating and prioritizing the work to write those topics. Before VS2010, that worked really well. We documented the features that the product team created. As they created new features, we added topics to the backlog. However, for VS2010, we started ...

Creating a Backlog of Content Work

I have posted a couple of series on how we plan content work for Team Foundation, one in 2007 Planning the Sprint Tracking Work Items Reporting Status and the other in 2009. How we Track Content Work Managing Technical Reviews in TFS and SharePoint Reporting Progress Well, it's an odd year. That means the ...

VS ALM Library Updates on MSDN for January, 2011

Even though it's February. But it is a new year, and this one is going to be different. For example, yesterday:What does this have to do with MSDN Library updates? Nothing, really; we just don't get to make these comparisons very often. What is new in the MSDN VS ALM Library:Team Foundation Administration:  Planning and Tracking...

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