ALM DevOps

TH20 VSTS as a Knowledge Management Hub: Secure the Future of Your IP


3:00pm - 4:15pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Clementino de Mendonca

Senior DevOps Consultant

Knowledge management is often touted as one of the major applications of SharePoint and similar tools that made them widely successful. Oddly, the shoemaker's children go barefoot. Companies lose millions every year because of their inability to actively manage the intellectual capital invested in the applications they develop. VSTS lets you take control of this situation by using it as your team's communication hub and expanding it with practices and strategies to truly manage the knowledge supporting your applications.

You will learn:

  • The hidden risk of not managing the intellectual capital behind your code
  • How to use VSTS as a communications hub for your team and a knowledge repository for your application, plus usage strategies to maximize long term value
  • Fundamental strategies, best practices, and rules of thumb for preserving and managing a development team's knowledge of an application, minimizing attrition risk