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TeamCompanion for MS Outlook

by Ekobit - Product Type: Add-In

From January 1, 2013 the TeamCompanion upgrade policy for some version releases will no longer be available at no costs. Upgrade to the newest TeamCompanion v5.0 will be charged. Exceptions are all those customers who have purchased their licenses after January 1, 2012, who will be able to upgrade to latest version free of charge.

Customers who purchased their licenses before January 1, 2012 have two options:

  1. You can either continue using current TeamCompanion versions (up to the v4.7) free of charge or
  2. You can upgrade your licenses to the newest TeamCompanion v5.0 version by paying the reduced license fee.


New TeamCompanion versions will be continuously enhanced by adding new features. Old versions will not be enhanced any more. Naturally, both the new version and old (v4.7) version are fully supported.

Integrate e-mail and Microsoft Outlook with Work Items from Team Foundation Server. TeamCompanion for Outlook is an Add-In for Microsoft Outlook that integrates Microsoft Outlook with Microsoft Team Foundation Server, thus making anyone with Outlook and TeamCompanion a first class member of the Team System based development team. TeamCompanion improves your project communication and removes friction from it. With TeamCompanion you can access project related information using Microsoft Outlook without having to switch between applications. It enables accessing some of the most important artifacts in your Team System environment, such as team projects, work items, etc. without the need to use the Visual Studio Team Explorer or Team System Web Access.

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TeamCompanion for Outlook 5.1 (includes downloads for multiple environments)

Add to Cart $ 132.05 1 User License Delivered via Download
Add to Cart $ 125.40 1 User License, price per license from 5 - 9 users Delivered via Download
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Add to Cart $ 113.05 1 User License, price per license from 10 - 49 users Delivered via Download
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TeamCompanion for Outlook 5.1 Upgrades (includes downloads for multiple environments)

For customers who purchased before January 1st 2012

Add to Cart $ 65.55 1 User License Upgrade from V4.x Delivered via Download
Add to Cart $ 62.70 1 User License Upgrade from V4.x, price per license from 5 - 9 users Delivered via Download
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Add to Cart $ 58.90 1 User License Upgrade from V4.x, price per license from 10 - 49 users Delivered via Download
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Add to Cart $ 55.10 1 User License Upgrade from V4.x, price per license from 50 - 99 users Delivered via Download
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Add to Cart $ 51.30 1 User License Upgrade from V4.x, price per license from 100+ users Delivered via Download
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Our prices include ComponentSource technical support and, for most downloadable products, an online backup and a FREE upgrade to the new version if it is released within 30 days of your purchase.  All sales are made on our standard Terms and Conditions and subject to our Return Policy. Please contact us if you require any licensing option not listed, including volume licensing and previous versions.

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What's new in TeamCompanion 5.1

  • Support for Team Foundation Server 2013 Preview.
  • Full support for the Feedback Request/Response workflow (when connected to TFS 2012 or newer Team Foundation Service).
  • New feature for attaching an email to a particular correlated work item.

What's new in TeamCompanion 5.0
This version works with Outlook 2013.

What's new in TeamCompanion 4.7
This version works with Team Explorer 2012 RTM and will be a major surprise since it comes with a brand new Visual Studio style themed look.

  • TeamCompanion v4.7 works with all TFS server versions (TFS 2012, TFS 2010, TFS 2008) as well as with the tfspreview.com
  • Cchanged mail parsing heuristics algorithm (based on users request, now real links have higher priority than pseudo links)
  • Resolved TFS 2008 connectivity issue (in some scenarios, TeamCompanion was unable to connect to the TFS 2008 servers)
  • Fixed bug with reports when switching between reports and folders (from time to time user was asked to save changes although he didn't change anything)
  • Changed behavior of the Insert Work Item Table action (inserted table now contains selected query columns instead hardcoded set of predefined columns)
  • Fixed bug in Options dialog (under some circumstances user was unable to start Options dialog)

What's new in TeamCompanion 4.4

Enhanced support for creation of the work items using Plan and Prioritize planning tool

  • Implemented support for direct adding of the work items in the sprint backlog
  • Added support to undo newly created PBI item(s) or task(s)

Search results highlighting

  • Quick search (available on each query folder) results are now highlighted
  • Highlighting is visible in both grid and HTML work item preview
  • Added ability to switch between HTML preview and work item edit form

Plan and Prioritize planning tool enhancements

  • Implemented support for mapping sprint work item types to team iterations
  • Native support for Scrum 2.0 process template

Various fixes and improvements

  • Over fifty issues resolved


TeamCompanion 4.2 Update includes:

  • Support for Teams. Agile project management module in TeamCompanion now supports teams. Use it to manage work for each team separately, including team wise backlog management, iteration planning and progress tracking. Teams are defined by associated Areas, they have their own product and sprint backlogs, team members and set of sprints
  • Improved Backlog Capacity Chart. Within the product backlog module, charts display iteration capacity and planned work in story points
  • Various fixes and improvements. Further performance improvements. Agile PM tool handles custom process templates more graciously. Planning per Discipline supported. Over sixty issues resolved

TeamCompanion 4.1 Update includes:

  • Additional Agile PM features. Agile PM tool now contains additional colorful statistics located in Iterations and Team panes (see Image 2 below).
  • "Save All Changes" action. "Save All Changes" action saves all pending offline changes in one simple step.
  • Work Item Query execution performance significantly improved.
  • Various fixes. Issue installing TeamCompanion on an XP machine is resolved including other minor fixes.
  • Great new UI. New first class grid with drag and drop support, grouping, filtering etc.
  • Work offline now. Save changes to work items in local database and publish them later.
  • Search offline and online. Full text search and complex search criteria supported.
  • Plan and prioritize. Efficient and comfortable tools for Agile Product and Iteration backlog Management and Work Item Prioritization. Support for Backlog management and prioritization using drag and drop. Progress tracking using Burndown chart.
  • Do it fast. Significant performance boost, especially when executing work item queries. Greatly improved startup time.

TeamCompanion 3.0 exploits the key features of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Outlook 2010, making Outlook users first class Visual Studio project participants.
TeamCompanion 3.0 key features include:

  • Support for Team Foundation Server 2010 - NEW
  • Support for Office Outlook 2010 - NEW
  • Project Collections - NEW
  • Work item query folders (including security) - NEW
  • Work Item hierarchies - NEW
    • Hierarchical work item view
    • Support for editing work item hierarchies
  • SharePoint document library integration - NEW
  • Work with multiple Team Foundation Servers and multiple Projects
  • Offline work with Work Items 
  • Reports - IMPROVED
    • Work item query reports in Excel - NEW
  • View and Edit Work Items
  • Work Item Query management - IMPROVED
  • 'Query by example' Work Item Query editor (including full-text search support)
  • Powerful online and offline work item search capabilities including desktop search integration
  • Create Work Item from E-mail, attach E-mail to Work Item 
  • Attaching mails to work items using drag-n-drop
  • Create E-mail from Work Item, group of selected Work Items or Query result
  • Create Outlook Task or Meeting Request from Work Item - IMPROVED
  • Scheduled Work Item queries
  • Work item Reminders, To-Do Bar view and Favorite Folders integration
  • Integration with Excel and Project
  • Accessing the project portal
  • Add related Work Item action
  • Open Test Case for Edit in Microsoft Test Manager - NEW
  • Ribbon controls support in Outlook 2010 - NEW
  • Improved performance and usability

What's New in V2.2 of TeamCompanion for Microsoft Outlook:

  • Work with multiple Team Foundation Servers and multiple Projects
  • Offline work with Work Items improved
  • Reports (including multiple saved parameter sets for each report)
  • View and Edit Work Items
  • Work Item Query management
  • TeamCompanion is compatible with Windows 7 new
  • Support for Visual Studio Team System 2010 Beta new
  • Compatibility with Microsoft CRM Add-In for Outlook new
  • „Query by example“ Work Item Query editor (including full-text search support)
  • Powerful online and offline work item search capabilities including desktop search integration
  • Create Work Item from E-mail, attach E-mail to Work Item improved
  • Attaching mails to work items using drag-n-drop
  • Create E-mail from Work Item, group of selected Work Items or Query result  improved
  • Create Outlook Task or Meeting Request from Work Item improved
  • Scheduled Work Item queries
  • Work item Reminders, To-Do Bar view and Favorite Folders integration
  • Open related object (work item, changeset or build) action for notification mails improved
  • Bulk state change and Bulk Reassign
  • Edit areas and iterations
  • Subscription to TFS alert notification
  • Integration with Excel and Project
  • Accessing the project portal
  • Add related Work Item action
  • Various improvements (opening changeset links, attach images in work items by copying, edit grouping as a part of editing work item queries etc.) 
  • Improved performance and usability

What's New in V2.0 of TeamCompanion for Microsoft Outlook:

  • NEW - Scheduled Work Item queries
  • NEW - Work Item query management support
  • NEW - Ad-hoc queries
  • NEW - Support for Reminders, To-Do Bar view integration *
  • NEW - Bulk state change
  • NEW - Create Work Item from Task, Create Task from Work Item
  • NEW - Create Work Item from RSS feed entry, Attach RSS feed to Work Item
  • NEW - Editing areas and iterations support
  • Easy navigation through TFS Servers, Projects, Queries and Work Items
  • Desktop search integration - full text search for Work Items
  • NEW - Subscription to TFS alert notifications support
  • NEW - Integration with Excel and Project
  • NEW - Add related Work Item action support

TeamCompanion for Microsoft Outlook is an ideal companion for your Microsoft Team System based team.

TeamCompanion enables you to take your work items offline; all work item data is available for read-only access, even if your Team Foundation Server is not accessible. You only need to connect to the server when editing Work Items.

By integrating standard Outlook actions, TeamCompanion increases your productivity. E-mails can be attached to existing work items directly, thereby enhancing team communication and cooperation. New work items can easily be created (from scratch or based on selected e-mails) or new appointments created from work items. With TeamCompanion you can take advantage of some standard Outlook features, such as the instant search feature which searches through all work item fields, even if you are offline, or the grouping and favorite folders features.

An new addition to the feature list of TeamCompanion is Vista desktop search integration. TeamCompanion makes it possible to simply insert a keyword in the Vista startup menu “Start search” edit box and get a full text search of work items. Click on a result link and open the work item in the familiar standard work item editor.


The TeamCompanion for Microsoft Outlook features:

  • Support for Microsoft Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2003
  • Support for Team Foundation Server 2005 and Team Foundation Server 2008
  • Support for offline work with Work Items
  • Searching Work Item queries
  • Vista desktop search integration - full text search for Work Items
  • Work Item list grouping and filtering
  • Creating new Work Items
  • Creating new Work Items out of e-mail, creating new e-mails out of Work Items**
  • Easy e-mail attaching to Work Items
  • Creating new appointments out of Work Items
  • Easy connection to multiple Team Foundation Servers
  • Send to OneNote action
  • Generate Work Item table for multiple Work Items
  • Bulk Reassign To
  • Improved New Appointment from Work Item logic

* For reminders to work you need to open Properties dialog for the TeamCompanion folder and turn the option "Display reminders and Tasks from this folder in the To-Do Bar".
**You must be connected to the TFS if you want to: edit existing Work Items, create new Work Items or attach e-mails to your Work Items.


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