- Providing up to date insight into portfolio execution, alignment with strategic objectives, and resource utilization of software development projects by leveraging the quantitative data stored in different systems.
- Automating the exchange and sharing of project information across teams and improving coordination between teams using disparate methodologies, like waterfall and agile, via common data and agreed upon metrics.
- Enabling development and project management teams to use familiar tools to collaborate and communicate project timeline and progress such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Project, and SharePoint.
You can find more information regarding this release via these links:
- Brian Harry’s Post (where the above summary came from)
- Portfolio Management: TFS <-> Project Server Integration in Beta (to get a better idea about what it does)
- TFS and Project Server integration forum (in case you have any questions)
- As of today, you can download the TFS Project Server Integration Pack from the MSDN Subscribers site.