Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 14, 2010
TeamSolutions, a developer of software products that provide integration between Microsoft Office and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, announced today that is has released its newest versions of TeamSpec and TeamLook to coincide with the launch of Visual Studio 2010. The new versions of TeamSpec and TeamLook bring some of the great new features of Team Foundation Server 2010 into Microsoft Office Word and Outlook.
By utilizing Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management, customers can manage user stories, requirements, tasks, bugs, and other work items in the familiar environment of Microsoft Office Word and Outlook, and can take advantage of the new features of Visual Studio 2010, such as work item hierarchies and dependencies.
TeamSpec provides a rich project requirement management experience directly inside Microsoft Office Word. By making Team Foundation Server project artifacts such as Scenarios, QOS Requirements, Risks, Issues, Bugs, Tasks, among others, first class citizens inside Microsoft Office Word, TeamSpec enables Application Lifecycle Management contributions by the Business Analyst, Project Manager, and Executive roles.
TeamLook extends Microsoft Office Outlook and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server so that all stakeholders in a software project can communicate more effectively and gain accurate visibility into project status. TeamLook connects to Visual Studio Team Foundation Server and enables users to view Work Items, Reports, and other artifacts stored in their Visual Studio Team System installations. With constant synchronization TeamLook functions in a similar manner to other Microsoft Office Outlook features, reducing training costs and enabling organizations to realize immediate productivity gains.
“With the newly released Visual Studio 2010, our vision for Requirements Management, Traceability, and Management solutions is coming to fruition. We are proud to be releasing our best tools in conjunction with Visual Studio 2010,” said Joe Buys, TeamSolutions’ Principal Partner.
“TeamSolutions’ simultaneous release of its TeamSpec and TeamLook products enables developers to take advantage of the latest features in Visual Studio 2010,” said Dave Mendlen, senior director of Developer Marketing at Microsoft Corp. “Microsoft is excited about the opportunity this creates for our mutual customers to unleash their creativity using the powerful features of TeamSpec and TeamLook and Visual Studio 2010.”
TeamSpec and TeamLook are available for immediate download with a 90-day free trial. For more information or to download TeamSpec, please visit http://www.teamsystemsolutions.com/teamspec. For more information or to download TeamLook, please visit http://www.teamsystemsolutions.com/teamlook.
TeamSolutions is a developer of software products that provide integration between Microsoft Office and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server. TeamSpec, a Microsoft Office Word add-in, provides rich team project artifact management directly inside Microsoft Office Word allowing specification, requirement, and other document content to maintain integrity with Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server work items. TeamLook, a Microsoft Office Outlook add-in, is a convenient software project dashboard that enables all stakeholders in a software development project to communicate and collaborate using Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server from within Microsoft Office Outlook. To learn more about TeamSolutions, please visit http://www.teamsystemsolutions.com.
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