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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook by Tarun Arora

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Adding a Team field to the Product Backlog Item to an existing Team Project

The original purpose of the Area Path field was to logically group Work Items based on the functional or technical area they belong to before this field got hijacked as the Team Backlog Path. If you intend to use the Area Path for functional or technical grouping of the Work Items, you will need a new field to allocate the Work Items to Teams within a Team Project. In this recipe, you'll learn how to add a Team field to a Team Project by modifying an existing Process Template.

Getting ready

A Process Template can be downloaded using the Process Template manager. To do this, navigate to the Team Explorer's Settings page. Select the Process Template Manager hyperlink from ...

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