In this volume, you will delve into real-world leading approaches to plan your solution delivery with the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server 2018. DevOps blurs the lines between Development and Operations, when harmonized with Agile practices. It addresses good practices for delivering world class solutions. You will work on learning how to use VSTS and TFS to visualize your backlogs, manage work items, manage the defect lifecycle, and make sure that the whole process can be easily followed by everyone within your organization. You will also get to know how Kanban and Lean are essential for an optimized DevOps process and continuous improvement. With the help of this course, implement Kanban and Lean to manage your work in process (WIP). This course, makes you comfortable with dashboards and queries, which play an important role within every successful DevOps implementation, representing how to measure and monitor business value delivered. You will learn to set up dashboards to provide a window into what is happening across the portfolio, project and team levels. Alerts and notifications will then help you implement enterprise collaboration (ChatOps) within your organization. Learn to create alerts, notifications and integrate external applications such as Slack and Microsoft Teams. Finally, work on customizing the processes on VSTS and TFS, work items, fields and workflow states along with advanced configuration options to make sure that the process you have is best suited for your team needs.
This course uses TFS 2018, while not the latest version available, it provides relevant and informative content for legacy users of DevOps on the Microsoft Azure Stack.
About the Author
Jonathon Lee Wright has over 15 years of international automation experience with a number of global organizations, including Lehman Brothers, Hitachi Consulting, Siemens, Thomson Reuters, New Zealand Lotteries Commission, PlanIT (Sydney), Unisys (iPSL), Xerox (BJSS), Hewlett Packard (Enterprise), and Microsoft (ALM). Currently, he provides enterprisewide Portfolio Lifecycle Management at Deutsche Bank as part of the test automation transition initiative, targeting 2,700 applications for test automation across the bank's global digital enterprise landscape/ecosystem.
Jonathon also contributed to the best-selling book Experiences of Test Automation: Case Studies of Software Test Automation, Dorothy Graham and Mark Fewster, Addison Wesley, and a number of books on Testing as a Service (TaaS) models (epistemic and systemic entropy) and API testing in the cloud (service and network virtualization). He is the founder of Test Automation as a Service (TaaaS .net) and Automation Development Services and the Hybrid approach pattern (2004). He has also presented at various international testing conferences, such as Gartner (London), STARWest (California), Fusion (Sydney), ANZTB (Melbourne), EuroSTAR (Gothenburg and Dublin), BCS SIGIST (London).