Everyone that worked with ARM templates knows that they are error prone. More often than not it’s a struggle get them right. So, if you don’t want your team to wonder if that 6th floor window isn’t an easier way out, you provide them reusable templates. One problem with linked templates is that they must be publicly available. As not all companies want their resources be publicly exposed, you need to find another way.
Nowadays starting a new project demands a lot knowledge. Besides your programming skills, you also need to know source control, continuous integration and delivery techniques as well as taming cloud solutions. As the time to market decreases and agile working increases your releases, you better start thinking about automating your CI/CD pipeline.
VSTS facilitates scrum. It has backlog items, prints,… An important chart that indicates if the planned work will get done by the end of the sprint is the burndown chart:
If you keep adding tasks to the current sprint, the burndown chart will get up instead of, wel, burning down.