Course: Azure DevOps Server (TFS) Agile/Scrum Bootcamp — for Managers & Coaches · 1 day [I4]

Course: Azure DevOps Server (TFS) Agile/Scrum Bootcamp — for Managers & Coaches · 1 day [I4]


Learn through a hands-on workshop how to use Azure DevOps Servere (formerly: Microsoft Team Foundation Server) for Agile and Scrum, including portfolio management, requirements engineering, iteration planning and execution.

Duration: 1 day / 2 evenings / 7 hours
Audience: Development Leads, Development Managers, Development Leads, QA/Test Managers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters
Certification: Upon training completion
Courseware licensing: 3 months or perpetual

Learning Cases and Simulations:
✓ Work items and queries
✓ Initiatives, requirements and stakeholders
✓ Backlog grooming and story writing
✓ Sprint planning and tasks
✓ Status updating
✓ Daily standup meeting
✓ Sprint review meeting

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  • TPCs, team projects, area paths and teams
  • User access – licensing & groups
  • Work items – types, hierarchy, dependencies
  • Backlogs – portfolio and team/iteration
  • Queries – types, editing, sharing
  • Exercise: Work items & Queries
  • Portals and team rooms
  • TFS web access user interface structure
  • Scrum Life Cycle

2 · ENVISIONING & IDEATION (initiatives & requirements)

  • Define business initiatives (TFS: Portfolio backlog)
  • Specify iteration details (TFS: Iteration tree, dates)
  • Add requirements with release targets (TFS: Portfolio backlog)
  • Link requirements with stakeholders (TFS: Requirement work item)
  • Exercise: Initiatives, Requirements & Stakeholders

3 · ELABORATION (stories)

  • Elaborate to stories and specs and perform backlog grooming [PC/PA], including acceptance criteria, storyboarding, risks, spikes, dependencies, story points, ranking (TFS: backlog, Powerpoint, Excel query export/import)
  • Exercise: Backlog grooming & Stories


  • Move stories to iterations (TFS: backlog)
  • Spread a requirement over teams
  • Set team capacity for the iteration (TFS: iteration details)
  • Perform iteration planning incl. create tasks, estimate, assign, load balance, order (TFS: task backlog & board)
  • Exercise: Sprint planning & Tasks


  • View personal tasks (TFS: task backlog, board)
  • Update task progress (TFS: task backlog)
  • Exercise: Update task progress
  • Perform daily standup (TFS: task board, burndown chart)
  • Exercise: Daily standup meeting
  • Design/execute test cases (TFS: story work item, MTM)


  • Perform sprint review meeting, demo completed stories
  • Exercise: Sprint review meeting
  • Get feedback from stakeholders

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Our live online and self-paced formats permits anybody to participate regardless of your location.

In addition, we offer in-house training in any location worldwide.

Venues for public training are located in the following cities:
Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Boston, New York, Austin (USA) · Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax (Canada) · Mexico City, Monterrey (Mexico) · Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia (Brazil) · Buenos Aires (Argentina) · Santiago (Chile) · Vienna, Montevideo (Uruguay) · Stockholm, Gothenburg (Sweden) · Copenhagen (Denmark) · Dublin, Cork (Ireland) · London, Manchester, Glasgow, Brighton (UK) · Paris, Lille, Toulouse, Lyon, Montpellier, Bordeaux, Nice (France) · Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Eindhoven (Netherlands) · Brussels, Antwerp (Belgium) · Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg (Germany) · Helsinki (Finland) · Tallinn (Estonia) · Vilnius (Lithuania) · Riga (Latvia) · Zurich, Geneva (Switzerland) · Vienna, Innsbruck (Austria) · Prague (Czech Republic) · Budapest (Hungary) · Warsaw, Kraków (Poland) · Milan, Rome (Italy) · Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Málaga (Spain) · Lisbon, Porto (Portugal) · Moscow, St Petersburg, Novosibirsk (Russian Federation) · Casablanca (Morocco) · Tunis (Tunisia) · Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban (South Africa) · Nairobi (Kenya) · Lagos (Nigeria) · Tel Aviv (Israel) · Beirut (Lebanon) · Riyadh, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) · Abu Dhabi, Dubai (UAE) · Doha (Quatar) · Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai (India) · Bangkok (Thailand) · Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) · Singapore · Jakarta (Indonesia) · Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) · Seoul (South Korea) · Beijing, Shanghai (China) · Hong Kong · Tokyo, Osaka (Japan) · Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth (Australia) · Auckland, Wellington (New Zealand)