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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps is well suited if you have a big team that is collaborating their codes and need to have devops pipeline for all build and release work. Also since this tool provides bug management facility, you don't need to purchase any other tool for that purpose. Moreover if you have your infrastructure built over Azure cloud then this is a best match for your requirements as it integrates well with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

Justinmind is great for UX/UI design. It helps my stakeholders understand design ideas and provide helpful feedback to our development team. It doesn't work great for high fidelity prototypes that rely on data-driven design. But product walk-throughs are great.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • The consolidation of issues is extremely useful for us. Having one place where all bugs are entered has helped our business process immensely.
  • Being able to query data regarding user stories, bugs and code is extremely helpful. As well, using the visual tools built into the system can help with messaging regarding the status of a project.
  • Being able to monitor code deployments is extremely helpful. Since we are managing multiple environments, this tool makes it easy to see what is happening where.
Michael Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

  • Extensive tools for both novice & advanced users.
  • Easy to navigate. Once you get used to the app, its easy to find what you are looking for.
  • Great Layout of the web application.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • The older versions of TFS are more lacking in the web version-- if you aren't updated to 2015 or above I believe, a lot of the web features are not available (like bulk update). You really have to keep up to date with TFS for the best features, and it's no simple task to migrate your entire instance of TFS from an older version to a newer version.
  • VSTS is supposed to be a virtual version of TFS that we've been looking into, but it severely limits customization options for ticket templates and workflows. It would be nice for VSTS to eventually carry that customization over so we could feel more comfortable switching to "the cloud" so to speak.
  • Queries are a very powerful tool, but normal business users struggle to understand how they can best utilize this tool to analyze tickets. Because of the permissions structure in all companies I have been a part of, I've never been able to save my custom queries to a public folder in TFS for business/project users. Instead, I have to take time to train these users and give them guidance on how to best create queries for their needs. This is admittedly a business process issue, but it could potentially also be resolved with some good training/guidance around queries provided by TFS themselves.
Erin Hinnen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

  • Although I like the monthly pricing model, it can become more expensive if you use it often as opposed to some competitors who offer lifetime licenses. But it depends on your usage.
  • There is a learning curve to learning how to prototype, but it isn't bad. Within a few days of poking around, I had a good handle on how to create simple prototypes.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Because we are a Microsoft Gold Partner we utilize most of their software and we have so much invested in Team Foundation Server now it would take a catastrophic amount of time and resources to switch to a different product.
Bill Starling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

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Usability

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.6
Based on 3 answers
Azure DevOps Server or TFS is a complete suite in itself. From Developer's machine where the code is developed to the production environment where the code is meant to run it take care of complete flow within itself. It acts as a code repository you can check-in check-out codes using GIT interface. It also acts as a Build and Automation Test tool which can help you to judge sanctity of your code. It further acts as a release manager to deploy your application to the production environment. And all these steps can also be performed without any manual intervention with the option to have approval processes. Hence its a perfect blend of all set of tools and capabilities required to bring code to production.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

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Support Rating

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.6
Based on 22 answers
I have not had to use the support for Azure DevOps Server. There have never been any issues where I was not able to figure it out or quickly resolve. Our Scrum Master has used support before though, and the service has always been prompt and clear with a customer-focus
Kellie Crawford | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

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Implementation Rating

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Do research beforehand and, if possible, do a trial run before implementing into production environment.
Bill Starling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

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Alternatives Considered

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

No tool was all encompassing - always one tool for code management and a separate tool for Requirements and test cases. Testing tools such as HP did not have a code module so code and defects were in two separate tools. Code repositories such as source save do not have a defect module so code cannot be directly linked.
Roxanna Aramjoo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

I've used Adobe products like Photoshop and Illustrator to give lots of high quality details and depth to the mockups in the past for client meetings, or I have used Balsamiq for rough drafts for internal teams to show them a working idea on what needs to go on a screen. However JustInMind combines both and gives me the ease of use like Balsamiq and details like color and texture like Adobe Photoshop & illustrator to mockup a mobile application, saving me time, but not compromising on quality.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • Time to completion for projects has significantly gone down by 15% and that number changes as more people are trained and are comfortable with TFS.
  • Change Management and Approvals are easier to access.
  • More projects are implementing SCRUM methodologies for applications
Tiffany Seeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Justinmind

  • Faster design to market process. We can get sign-off on our prototypes and push to development faster than creating pages and pages of documentation.
  • Easy for stakeholders and developers to understand how requirements feed design options, and it's easy to provide several design options to figure out what our stakeholders like best.
  • Easy to do A-B testing with users. We can figure out much quicker what works and what doesn't from a usability standpoint.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Justinmind

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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