Sprint burndown

Why use Sprint burndown

How to configure

The configuration settings are split into two categories. Each category is displayed as a separate tab:

  • Burndown

  • Issues

Burndown settings

Option

Description

Option

Description

Title

The name of the Agile board is displayed on the gadget view as a link to Velocity Chart report of that board.

Using Title option you can define a custom name for the link to the board. This can be useful if you have several gadgets based on the same agile board with different configurations for sprints, dates, issue filters or other gadget parameters.

Scrum board

Active sprints of the selected Scrum board are displayed in the Sprint option.

Sprint

Burndown chart is displayed for the selected sprint.

Estimation field

Available options are:

  • Story points

  • Time Estimate

  • Issue count

  • any number field available in Jira, e.g. Business value

When the board is selected the estimation field is set to board's estimation statistics from its configuration.

You can change the default value to any other available estimation if needed.

Time unit

Available when estimation field is set to Time Estimate.

Time values can be displayed in:

  • Hours

  • Days - number of hours per day is based on Jira Time Tracking configuration

Forecast velocity

The forecasted complete date is calculated for the enabled automatic velocities.

Days count

The number of days which are used to calculate Min, Max, Average velocities in Forecast velocity option

Value labels

Annotate all sprint metrics with their number values on the chart.

Issues settings

Option

Description

Option

Description

Sub-tasks

In all Jira Software reports sub-tasks are not included into velocity, burnup, burndown statistics.

Using this option you can include sub-tasks into sprint metrics calculation.

Releases

Filter sprint issues by selected releases.

Using this option you can create Release velocity report on sprints basis.

Epics

Filter sprint issues by selected epics.

Using this option you can create Epic velocity report on sprints basis

JQL filter

Filter sprint issues by custom JQL criteria.

Using this option you can create a velocity report for any custom Scrum board scope.