Sunday, November 18, 2012

Hello TFS Taskboad on the Microsoft Surface - Goodbye Post-It Notes

With the Microsoft Surface out I decided to give the drag and drop features of the TFS 2012 taskboard a whirl.  What's great about this is that you can use the Surface for your stand-up meetings and connect it to a projector via VGA or HDMI(sold seperately).  Now that's what I call a high tech stand-up meeting!

Connected to TFS

Dragging my tasks from New to Active on the TFS taskboard

So awesome that I can update my work item status with the swipe of a finger

It's neat that TFS has such a portable rich client and the data stored in a database where you can collaboratively work together.

Try to do that with your post-it notes :)  

Anna Russo
Application Lifecycle Management Consultant

4 comments:

  1. Does this feature present in TFS 2010?

    If no then any possibility to enable this?

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  2. No, this is only in TFS 2012 so you would need to upgrade in order to enable the taskboard feature.

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  3. Thanks for sharing. I really appreciate it. I recently have started developing a test harness for a new project. I have been a developer and architect of applications but this is a whole new world. It is neat to find someone like yourself that is passionate about testing. Thanks.

    Mitch

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  4. Now we just need a table sized touchscreen... :)

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