Configure team settings
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Within a project, you add teams to support the needs of several feature teams, or an enterprise organized to deliver different products. Each team is then able to configure the Agile tools the way that works for their team, supporting each team to collaborate most effectively in planning and managing their work.
As a team administrator, you can configure, customize, and manage all team-related activities for your team. These include being able to add team members, add team admins, and configure Agile tools. Members of the Project Administrators group can manage all team-related activities for all teams.
Team admin permissions are role-based, unlike permissions that are assigned to a security group or set individually for a user. Also, because team administrators are members of the Contributor role they have permissions assigned to that role.
You can configure most of your team settings from the common configuration dialog.
Feature availability: The common configuration dialog is available for TFS 2015.1 and later versions.
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For details on each configuration option, see one of these topics:
|Cards||Boards||Charts & widgets||General|
- Tag colors
- Card reordering
|- Cumulative flow chart & widget
- Lead & Cycle time widgets
- Team-scoped widgets
- Velocity chart and widget
- Working days
- Working with bugs
Team name, description, and picture
Team settings also include the team name, description, and team profile image.
To add a team picture. Open the Team Profile and choose the picture icon. The maximum file size is 4 MB.
To create additional teams, see Add teams.
If team members don't have access to all the features they want, check that they have the permissions needed for those features.
To favorite team artifacts, see Set personal or team favorites.
To define work item templates for a team, see Use templates to add and update work items.