Work items quick reference

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Use this index to quickly access concepts related to work items and information on adding and updating work items—such as users stories, features, tasks, and bugs.

Key concepts

Work item user tasks

Tasks listed below are available to users with Contributor permissions and Basic access.

Administrative customization tasks

Tasks listed below must be performed by an administrator who has the necessary permissions, as they affect all users and teams within a project.

You customize work item types using the Inheritance process model.

You customize work item types using either the Inheritance process model or On-premises XML process model, depending on the selection made when you created the project collection on which the project is defined.

Inherited process model

On-premises XML process model