Microsoft releases Visual Studio Scrum Templates 1.0 for TFS

Microsoft has released a new Scrum process template for TFS 2010, their first process template since Agile and CMMI in TFS 2005.  It’s completely new, and is supposed to follow the Scrum methodology from top to bottom:
 
So, why a new template?  Scrum has become one of the dominant project management methodologies in recent years and is quickly becoming a default choice for new teams as well as teams looking to improve their existing processes.  While the MSF Agile template can be used effectively by Scrum teams, we found that there was strong demand for a prescriptive Scrum template – a template that follows the Scrum methodology from top to bottom that uses Scrum terminology throughout.