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


  1. Does this feature present in TFS 2010?

    If no then any possibility to enable this?

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

  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.


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