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Real User
Development Manager at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Jul 24 2017

What is most valuable?

We use the source code repository technology of TFS, we have Git repository in TFS, and also, have TFVC. Git was introduced starting from TFS 2013. This allowed our team the flexibility on the source… more»

How has it helped my organization?

This product has allowed us to continually maintain our code repository.

What needs improvement?

The product is mature. We use it as our primary on-premise source control for both Git and TFVC allowing the flexibility for different delivery team to use different source control that best suits… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There is now cloud offering of the Team Foundation Server known as Team Foundation Services for smaller companies/individuals to use, starting out with the free version for five users. I would… more»

What other advice do I have?

Now, there is the cloud offering of Team Foundation Server which is known as Visual Studio Team Services which would suit those who do not want to maintain the on-premise version and is free for up to… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

As the variant of this product was already in use, we followed the upgrade path as we are Microsoft Gold Partners.
Real User
Head of Department Projects at Pasiona
Feb 12 2016

What is most valuable?

In our company, we develop software applications. With TFS we can manage the whole application lifecycle with a single product, and it is visible for all the team members.

How has it helped my organization?

I can point to two basic improvements: * The project management. Before TFS, we used Microsoft Project and Excel to manage project tasks and release dates (only the Project Manager could do this). Since we adopted Scrum as a part of software development, we needed an agile tool to perform this task… more»

What needs improvement?

Continuous integration in most of .NET developments (web and desktop applications) is ease to configure. But in case of other kind of developments (SharePoint or Xamarin) is not so easy, you have to spend a lot of time making customizations. It would be nice to have some integrations tools for this… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used TFS 2010. We don’t evaluate any other product because we only use Microsoft products.
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Real User
Software Quality Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Aug 14 2015

What is most valuable?

* project Life cycle * Bug tracking * * Creating test cases * Executing test cases

How has it helped my organization?

As i'm an Software Quality Engineer It's a helpful product because you can provide project analysis from scratch and create a requirements document for maintenance. Also, it creates a strong relation between developers and testers that allows communication between them through analysis, design… more»

What needs improvement?

I don't know of any areas that need improvement.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No previous solution was used.

What is TFS?

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) is the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft's application lifecycle management (ALM) solution. TFS supports agile development practices, multiple IDEs and platforms locally or in the cloud and gives you the tools you need to effectively manage software development projects throughout the IT lifecycle.
Also known as
Team Foundation Server
TFS customers
Vendex KBB IT Services, Info Support, Fujitsu Consulting, TCSC, Airways New Zealand, HP
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