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TFS Agile 5.0 Planning Worksheets


Want to get the planning worksheets outside of TFS?  Here they are:

Product Planning

Iteration Backlog

Follow these instructions from Aaron Bjork to use:

Product Planning Workbook

To bind the Product Planning workbook to your team project follow these steps:

  • Open the Product Planning workbook.
  • Place your cursor in cell A1 of the Product Backlog worksheet.
  • Switch to the Team ribbon and click New List.
  • Select your Team Project and click Connect.
  • From the New List dialog, select the Product Planning work item query.

Your Product Planning workbook is now connected to your team project and ready to use.

Iteration Backlog Workbook

To bind the Iteration Backlog workbook to your team project follow these steps:

  • Place your cursor in cell A1 of the Iteration Backlog worksheet.
  • Switch to the Team ribbon and click New List.
  • Select your Team Project and click Connect.
  • From the New List dialog, select one of the Iteration Backlog queries.  The query you select must be a Tree query and must contain a parent/child relationship between User Stories and Tasks.

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  • Save the workbook locally.
  • Close the workbook and re-open it.
  • After re-opening, the workbook will attach itself to your Analysis Services server and set values for a series of document properties use by the burndown worksheet.
  • Save the workbook again.

Your Iteration Backlog workbook is now connected to your team project and ready to use.

 

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