WinOps - DevOps on the Microsoft Azure Stack: VSTS and TFS 2018 [Video]

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  • How to adopt enterprise grade agile at scale, to help successfully manage your project
  • Kanban and Lean concepts, which can help you continuously improve your process
  • Implementation of dashboards and queries to provide you with insight-driven data for your projects
  • How to integrate with external applications such as Slack or Microsoft Teams to enable ChatOps
  • How to customize your process template to make it work within your organisation and team's needs

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.

Style and Approach

A step-by-step approach learning WinOps - DevOps on The Microsoft Stack.Plan your application using Agile, Lean and Kanban Processes within Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server 2018

  • Explore real-world good practices for planning and delivering projects with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server 2018
  • Explore how to implement ChatOps and how to configure alerts and notifications so you and your team are always up to date
  • Explore core concepts of how to work with agile (or make agile work) at scale with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE v4.5) and how VSTS and TFS will help to support you
Course Length 2 hours 13 minutes
ISBN 9781788838542
Date Of Publication 12 Feb 2018


Jonathon Lee Wright

Jonathon Wright is a strategic thought leader and distinguished technology evangelist. He specializes in emerging technologies, intelligent automation and cognitive adoption (deep learning), and has more than 20 years' of international commercial experience within global organizations. He is currently the CTO for based in Oxford in the UK, advocacy board director for various non for profit such as and is a representative of the European Commission on the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Jonathon combines his practical experience and leadership with real-world insights behind the core principles and practices underpinning Enterprise AI, Smart Cities (IoT / C2X & I2X) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Thus, he is frequently in demand as a keynote speaker at international conferences such as TED, Gartner, Oracle, AISummit, Unicom, EuroSTAR, STAREast, and STARWest. Jonathon is the author of several award-winning books.