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Visual Studio Team System 2008 Capabilities White Papers

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  • Version: 1.0.80513
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

These white papers describe the key capabilities of Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 in greater depth.

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 is an integrated application life-cycle management (ALM) solution comprising tools, processes, and guidance. These white papers examine the key capabilities of Visual Studio Team System that contribute to the above benefits in greater depth than the original overview white paper.
    • Communicate and Collaborate
    • Drive Predictability
    • Ensure Quality Early and Often
    • Integrate Work Frequently
    • Making Real-Time Decisions
    • Managing Team Workflow
    • Using Familiar Tools


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Drive Predictability.docx70ececc8a65dc0eeaa7ae4ea86aea0b91c6287e6912 KB
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Ensure Quality Early and Often.docx77192600c7d1812fd6c43d4e29ce8b0d32545032878 KB
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Making Real-Time Decisions.docx3ef6bf32becd037b15f58fba72bb8c9389330178787 KB
Making Real-Time Decisions.pdf8768739439aead5d70543a5a3bf95e9ad485e501795 KB
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Managing Team Workflow.docxb50028bdf7401e677c0a7bd640a63235be1c16f51.15 MB
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Using Familiar Tools.docx2aa63ddd90e57fe17f13353eebf8101798218333706 KB
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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP

  • To view the Word document, you'll need a copy of Microsoft Office Word 2007, or Microsoft Word 97 or later with the free Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.
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