Microsoft Project Server and Team Foundation Server 2010 CTP Virtual Machine
** Updated 9/22/2010 ** – on the same topic please check this post as well: Microsoft Project Server and Team Foundation Server 2010 Technical Preview Reminders
Very happy to announce the released by the TFS team of the Microsoft® Team Foundation Server® 2010 and Microsoft Project Server® 2010 Integration CTP Hyper-V Virtual Machine. This virtual machine provides a community technical preview (CTP) of the integration of Team Foundation Sever 2010 with Project Server 2010. Included with this download are four walkthroughs scenarios that demonstrate using enterprise project plans in Project Server associated with team projects in Team Foundation Server. The integration work is not yet complete but the engineering team would like to hear your feedback on the integration of the two products and the supported scenarios. The Beta release is tentatively scheduled in the fall and will be highly dependent on the CTP feedback received. Please note this CTP is provided as a Virtual Machine and is not intended to be used in a production environment.
The download contains the full Hyper-V VM, four walkthrough scenarios listed below:
- Real-time project status for the PMO,
- Agile teams are no longer black holes,
- Set the dial on your project plan details
- Resource visibility for the PMO
Download CTP VM: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=196413
Give feedback on our new Project Server integration Forum: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/tfsprojectsrvint
Additional VM information can be found on Brian Harry’s blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bharry/archive/2010/07/06/tfs-2010-support-for-project-server.aspx
This community technical preview of Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server 2010 Integration allows teams to share data between the two servers. This virtual machine includes enterprise project plans in Project Server mapped to team projects in Team Foundation Server, along with sample data to highlight key integration scenarios. The walkthrough documents provide four scenarios that simulate the interactions between the project manager, working in Project Server, and the software development team, working in Team Foundation Server.
The value of Project Server and Team Foundation Server integration is to provide up-to-date project status and resource availability across agile and formal teams; help project managers track high-level requirements and allow the team lead to manage the details; and permit project managers to live in Project Server and manage projects across the enterprise while development team leads live in Team Foundation Server and manage their software development project. With this tool, the Project Management Office (PMO) is able to plan, collaborate and track real-time progress made by formal or agile teams.
This virtual machine is running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition R2. It contains a full installation of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010, Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, Project Server 2010, with Office 2010 and all necessary prerequisites. All Windows Updates as of April 16, 2010 have been applied.