Agile + DevOps Lean & Agile Execution and Delivery.

Agile DevOps

Polaris Solutions offers a full range of services to help software development teams deliver a continuous flow of real business value to their customers. Our industry certified experts specialize in integrating lean and agile principles and practices into development organizations using the Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) ecosystem. We offer a blend of training, workshops, and embedded mentoring to help our clients achieve their goals.

Lean & Agile Adoption

Looking to test the agile waters on your next project? A full scale enterprise agile transformation? Our team has the knowledge and field experience to put you on a path to success. We work with our clients to establish a roadmap and incremental improvement backlog to maximize return on investment while minimizing waste in every project.

  • Portfolio Management
  • Scrum Coaching & Training
  • Agile Development Methods
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

Continuous Delivery

The desire to get software into customers’ hands as quickly and efficiently as possible is the heart of lean thinking and has brought the recent DevOps movement to the forefront of IT. We can build an automated delivery pipeline customized to your environment that ensures a continually shippable product.

  • Branching & Merging Strategies
  • Build Automation
  • Pakage Management
  • Release Management

Software Quality

In agile environments, an early and constant focus on quality is more important than ever. Microsoft Test Manager’s integration with TFS brings testing and test results into every step of the development cycle. Our consultants have been the catalyst for breaking down of the walls between developers and testers in many enterprises.

  • Agile Test Plan & Case Management
  • Coded UI Tests
  • Lab Management
  • Web & Load Testing

TFS Implementation

We’ve been TFS champions since it first appeared on the market. Its power and flexibility provide an environment that easily adapts to a team’s needs and streamlines their processes. We help companies tap into the power of Visual Studio and TFS to deliver high-quality software faster and more efficiently.

  • Capacity Planning
  • Installation
  • Workflow Customization
  • Custom Dashboards & Reporting
  • Coaching & Training

Featured Services

We offer 2 and 5 day assessments of your current environment, process, and tools and provide actionable recommendations to start improving right away.
In less than a week, we can help your team start seeing value from Microsoft Team Foundation Server. We can implement a right-sized environment or customize your existing environment to better fit your needs.
A specialist spends a day analyzing your existing TFS environment and provides an action plan for upgrading to the latest version with minimal risk.
Polaris’ strong partnership with Microsoft allows us a unique opportunity to help you achieve rapid delivery of your applications at little or no cost to your organization. This proof of concept takes 3 - 4 days, but offers benefits for years to come.
We’ve partnered with Microsoft to deliver specialized 3 - 5 day engagements to improve agile adoption, enhance testing practices, or plan a TFS implementation. This service is available to Microsoft customers with Software Assurance agreements.
Certified Scrum Master Professional Scrum Master

 

SAFe Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant

 

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server

 

 

Microsoft Certified Partner Gold Application Lifecycle Management Silver Application Development