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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook by Tarun Arora

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Configuring Dashboards in Team Project

The Team Portal home page was traditionally used to pin charts, Work Item counts, and build status tiles to provide an at-a-glance view of the project to the Team members and stakeholders. The approach did not work well because the home page had hard-coded tiles that you were forced to have on the page. In addition, the page did not support grouping of the tiles or adding commentary to complement the visuals in the tiles. In TFS 2015 Update 1, the home page has been replaced by a new feature called Dashboards. The new feature comes with a library of widgets that can be used to create multiple Dashboards for your Team. In this recipe, you'll learn how to create a Dashboard using the widget catalog.

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