One of the most powerful aspects of TFS is the fact that data from the different disciplines in the team is stored in one central database. As an ALM platform this is very valuable because we can use this data to gather knowledge of work done over the entire process, not just in an isolated practice. This is something few other tools on the market offer and can be extremely powerful for us as software makers. Unfortunately many teams are unaware of these capabilities of TFS which is something that needs to change.
In the previous chapters on Metrics and ALM Assessments we have looked at important KPIs and how the information ...