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Visual Studio Deep Dive


nFocus were delighted to be invited back by the UK Microsoft Visual Studio team to deliver a Visual Studio Quality Tools Deep Dive.

Microsoft Event

In 2011, nFocus were the first testing consultancy in the world to achieve Microsoft’s Gold Application Lifecycle Management Competency for our work with Visual Studio and have kept it our competency ever since. In this time we have helped a wide variety of organisations adopt Visual Studio Quality Tools. It is this experience and expertise that has enabled us to develop the leading Visual Studio Microsoft Test Manager and Coded UI training courses.

Giles Davies, presenting at Microsoft Cardinal Place, London

Microsoft Visual Studio team to deliver a Visual Studio Quality Tools Deep Dive

It is down to the high quality and practical nature of our training courses that Microsoft ask us to come in and deliver our two day Quality Tools Deep Dive from their UK Office in Reading. The course is delivered to prospects and customers alike, and we take pride in the consistently high course feedback we receive. We have been delivering these deep dives for the past few years and are always proud to be invited back.

Our Microsoft Test Manager course includes:


  • The role of software tools for test management
  • Team Foundation Server interfaces
  • Team Foundation Server architecture
  • Using process templates
  • Licensing

Explore MTM, Web Access and Visual Studio

  • Creating work items
  • Creating queries
  • Using Excel to create and edit work items

Test Planning with MTM

  • Test settings
  • Test configurations
  • Test plan structure, test suites and test cases
  • Test steps
  • Traceability

Test Execution

  • Creating and using action recordings
  • Checking for test impact
  • Raising defects

Advanced features

  • Creating shared steps
  • Using parameterisation for manual and automated testing
  • Exploratory testing

nFocus hold public and private training courses, as well as Visual Studio Implementation services. If you would like to know more please call us
on 0870 242 6234 or email us at