The Cloud / Azure is ideal for Dev/Test environments (Lab Management), it gives teams the freedom they need while validating the system under development. Not all cloud adoptions are successful some don't gain the maximum benefit. While helping many teams around the world I captured a small list of needs, necessary to make DevOps teams successful in using the Cloud for their environment needs. The needs can be grouped in two categories: Create and Use. The ""Creation category"" contain the things that needs to be in place before you can create a dev/Test lab on Azure. The ""Usages category"" are needs that need help the usages of the dev/test on azure environments. In this session attendees will get many tips how to be successful in adopting Azure for their DevOps teams so fast and flexible business value can be created.
Team Foundation Server 2013 and Visual Studio Online bring a valuable set of new features and capabilities to agile teams. They provide a simple-to-use experience on top of a powerful, customizable platform. In this session we go deep into the agile planning tools and how to customize them to work the way your team does. We also touch on best practices that Microsoft has learned and applied from “dogfooding” these tools for their own use.