SmartVisio4TFS

Connecting Microsoft Visio to TFS.

The missing link in the (ALM) process, bringing TFS functionality to Microsoft Office.

Connecting Microsoft Visio to TFS.

SmartVisio4TFS Features

Visually Author TFS Work Items.
Author Work Items
Link Visio Elements with Work Items.
Link Work Items
Create Usage Scenarios & Test Cases.
Usage and Testing
Visually Monitor project status.
Monitor Projects
View and update Work Item details.
Work Item Details
Create a hyperlink to the Visio file in the Work Item.
Share Visio Files
Reset Team Project Information.
Team Projects
Work Item Visualization.
Visualization
Visually Author TFS Work Items.

Visually Author TFS Work Items.

Create any Work Items supported by the associated Team project’s template within Visio. Use Visio diagram pages, shapes, and connectors to create a hierarchy of TFS Work Items that remains linked to the elements in the Visio file. Each Work Item's detail can be defined, files attached to and discussed directly in Visio.

Link Visio Elements with Work Items.

Link Visio Elements with Work Items.

Link Visio pages, shapes and connectors within any existing Work Items, within the associated Team Project.

Create Usage Scenarios & Test Cases.

Create Usage Scenarios & Test Cases.

Auto-detect usage scenarios within Visio and publish them to TFS along with links to the Work Items covered by the scenarios. The scenarios can then be published to TFS as Work Items along with links to the Work Items linked to shapes and lines involved in the scenario. Auto-detect test cases from within Visio, then select which test cases (and associated Work Items) should be published to TFS.

Visually Monitor project status.

Visually Monitor project status.

Instantly transform a Visio diagram into a project dashboard for monitoring progress on TFS Work Items and identifying missing requirements and roadblocks.

View and update Work Item details.

View and update Work Item details.

Access and modify Work Item details right within Visio. All the updates are saved in Team Foundation Server.

Create a hyperlink to the Visio file in the Work Item.

Create a hyperlink to the Visio file in the Work Item.

Create a hyperlink to the Visio file, when saved at a shared location, within the Work Item. This allows anyone to access the shared Visio file from the Work Item.

Reset Team Project Information.

Reset Team Project Information.

Disconnect the Visio diagram with a connected Team Project and reset the TFS binding information of each Visio Element (Page, Shape, and Connector). It gives users the opportunity to reconnect to other team projects of any process template.

Work Item Visualization.

Work Item Visualization.

Create a Mind Map diagram of work items based on the selected TFS query in Microsoft Visio. It also maintains the hierarchy level of work items in the diagram.