Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 is a platform for productive, integrated, and extensible software development life-cycle tools that helps software teams by improving communication and collaboration throughout the software development process.
Team Foundation is a collection of collaborative technologies that support a team effort to deliver a product. While the Team Foundation technologies are typically employed by a software team to build a software product, they can also be used on other types of projects.
If you are new to Team Foundation, you may want to begin learning by reading Team Foundation Concepts to get an overview of the architecture, and key features of Team Foundation. For specific steps on performing common tasks, see Team Foundation Walkthroughs.
The remaining content is divided into three areas depending upon the roles for a team: project administrators, project leads, and project members. For more information about key tasks and to understand features related to your use of Team Foundation, please see the appropriate section for your role.