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DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

New Boards Hub, Sprint 208 Update

Since the March announcement of the New Boards Hub, our team has collected a lot of your feedback. Thank you! We have been hard at work addressing the issues. Every week the experience gets better and better. The issues backlog is getting smaller, and we are getting closer to where we can enable the New Boards Hub as the primary experience. We...

Azure Boards Summer Update

Over these last few months, our team has been working hard at delivering new value in Azure Boards. We would like to take a moment to highlight some of the most recently released features. Be sure to check out the Features Timeline for updates and our product roadmap. New Boards Hub Modernizing the user experience for the Azure Boards Hubs ...

DevOps Dojo – UX/Accessibility

“I took the road less traveled, and that has made all the difference. It always seems impossible until it's done, and that is what motivates me to work on something that hasn't been done before. It wasn’t easy bringing the two worlds of DevOps and accessibility to the same page, but we knew it had to be done. I don't take accessibility ...

Copy a work item type using Azure DevOps API’s

So, we all love how we can manage engagements in Azure DevOps (ADO). We can create Epics, Features, User Stories and track our progress on Kanban boards. You can customize work item types to suit the needs of your business and project with ease. What if you wanted to copy a work item type you created and use it for another business case? There...

DevOps Dojo – OKRs (Objectives and Key Results)

In the Dojo White Belt Master Class, the first session is OKR fundamentals. In this session, we answer these top 20 questions related to OKRs, then we ask participants to set their team OKRs for the rest of the class. Every day, each team checks their progress towards their committed OKRs and aspirational OKRs. On the ...

Work Item Revision Limits

Every time a work item is updated, it creates an entry in the work item history. This is a great feature for users to track all the individual changes made to work items. However, we have seen organizations with automated tools that will generate tens of thousands of work item revisions. It creates issues with performance and usability on the ...

DevOps for Java on Azure

Azure loves Java, bring your favorite tools and frameworks to Azure! In this 3-part series of our DevOps for Java Shops, Brian Benz stops by to highlight the easiest ways for Java developers to work with their IT organizations and partners to deliver their code to the cloud, including the best ways to reliably make updates and maintain ...