TFS together with MTM or the Test hub allows you to leverage the test development and test run capabilities of TestArchitect with a host of software tools offered by Microsoft’s Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) ecosystem. To fully exploit these offerings, it is helpful to have an understanding of the Microsoft ALM and its components.
Team Foundation Server overview
Team Foundation Server (TFS) is a Microsoft product which provides source code management, reporting, requirements management, project management, automated builds, lab management, testing and release management capabilities.
Microsoft CI system
Continuous Integration (CI) is a development practice that requires developers to integrate code into a shared repository several times a day. Each check-in is then verified by an automated build, allowing teams to detect problems early.