Evidence on Visual Studio Team System ROI

If you're looking for some evidence on the ROI of deploying Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server than these 2 case studies on VSTS are some great evidence from and for customers, showing the high return customers can get by deploying VSTS.

These 2 studies include an ROI analysis- one which shows an ROI of 203%  & a payback period of only 6 months for a global manufacturer and the other study which shows an ROI of 512% and  a payback period of only 3 months.

Both case studies are now available on www.microsoft.com/casestudies:

  • Global Manufacturer
    A global manufacturer deployed Microsoft Visual Studio Team System to improve the consistency and efficiency of internal software development,enabling it to support adoption of the widely recognized Capability Maturity Model for software development. This enabled the company to increase developer, project manager, and tester productivity while improving software quality.
    • Key benefit areas:
      • Improved project manager productivity
      • Improved developer productivity
      • Improved tester productivity
      • Improved methodology adoption
  • Social Networking Web Site
    A social networking Web site used Microsoft Visual Studio Team System to improve the productivity of its developers and project managers as well as to reduce software costs.
    • Key benefit areas:
      • Improved developer productivity
      • Improved manager productivity
      • Reduced software costs

Other - more technical - case studies can be found here.

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