Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server is an integrated collaboration server for Visual Studio Team System. It combines team portal, version control, work item tracking, build management, process guidance and business intelligence into a unified server. It allows everyone on the team to collaborate more effectively and deliver better quality software.

Team Foundation Server helps your software development teams work better together while being more effective delivering solutions aligned with your business needs. Teams are empowered to do great work with services for version control, build, work item tracking, planning, and reporting integrated into a single, secure collaboration platform. Projects managed in Team Foundation Server benefit from integrated process workflows and guidance—both custom-defined and industry-recognized best-practices—to ensure predictable, successful results. Team Foundation Server was designed from the ground-up for performance and reliability, maximum customization and partner-integration, and minimal administrative overhead by leveraging existing technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server, Windows SharePoint Services and Internet Information Server.

Gain better predictability and quality
Enable team members to continuously integrate and improve their work by automating builds, executing tests, and providing real-time performance and quality metric reporting throughout the development life cycle.

Take control of your code
Take greater control of your code by getting the latest version on checkout, comparing branches, annotating code, and tracking your workspaces.

Simplify administration, operations, and setup
Simplify project management across your organization through integrated Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007, easier setup, and support for more users.

Feature Highlights

  • Version control to manage change to project artifacts
  • Work-item tracking to communicate and manage work across the team
  • Team build to regularly integrate your team’s work together
  • Reporting and business intelligence on project status, performance, and quality metrics
  • Customizable process templates to define your development process
  • Integration with Office Excel and Office Project for project management
  • Team portal for team collaboration