TFS 2013 and SharePoint 2013 Excel Services

With TFS 2013 and SharePoint 2013 Enterprise version you can use the Excel Services to display a number of reports to the internal and external teams.  The Excel reports can provide management that instant view on how a project is progressing. Now a days, manager’s want to have quick real-time dashboard with meaningful data to view for decision making. For example, here are some common reports that can displayed.

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TFS 2013 Tools list for 2014

Over the course of the last few months there have been some new updates to existing TFS tools and new ones created to help all of us administrate and manage our TFS environments.  I’ve put together a list of my favorites tools.  I’ll be add more to the list as this new year continues.   All of the download links are at in the each tool titles

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TFS 2013 IIS Default Authentication Setting

Recently a customer was having a problem with being prompt for user name and password every time they tried to access TFS.  After doing a little investigation, I found that the IIS default setting were changed. To the defense of the customer, I would have made the same guess for the authentication setting for the TFS top level website.

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