Managing Workstreams Using Projects in Azure DevOps

Lab Steps

Exploring the Azure DevOps Suite
Creating and Managing a Project

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Time Limit1h 30m


If you need to support multiple workstreams for specific business units and/or application development within your organization, say for example the dev team is working on multiple applications, then they'll need to have a place to administer, store and manage these 'projects'. Projects in Azure DevOps acts as a logical container and repository for:

  • Source code
  • Planning and management of users and tasks
  • Tracking the progress of the project
  • Collaboration of software development

In this lab, you will learn about the various tools available within a project as well as creating your own project and adding a team to that project.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Understand the available tools within a DevOps Project
  • Create a project in Azure DevOps
  • Create a new team and add the team to a project

Intended Audience

  • Candidates studying for the AZ-400, Azure DevOps Engineer Expert Exam
  • DevOps Engineers
  • DevOps Architects
  • Scrum Masters
  • Project Managers


February 2nd, 2022 - Updated the instructions and screenshots to reflect the latest UI

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About the Author
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Adil is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, former Azure Engineer, and loves all things Azure. He is a certified Azure Administrator and Azure DevOps Expert and has worked for some of the biggest MSPs in the world (Cognizant, New Signature, CoreAzure). He loves to combine his two passions: cloud and teaching.

Adil specializes in Azure Infrastructure services and has a curiosity for new, in-preview services from Azure, getting his hands familiar with the content before most of the world does. Outside of work, Adil helps run a growing community of IT professionals looking to break into the cloud and regularly runs workshops and webinars.