Kanban team velocity

Why use this chart

  • Track progress of Kanban teams on a project, epic, release or custom scope level using quick issue filters.
  • By default, the progress is calculated based on issues of the last board column, but you can configure source and target columns to get progress at any stage of the workflow.
  • Choose estimation statistics from Issue count, Time Estimate, Story Points.

How to configure

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

  • Velocity
  • Issues

Velocity settings

OptionDetails
Title

The name of the Kanban board is displayed on the gadget view as a link to Control 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 Kanban board with different configurations.

Kanban boardStatistics based on issues of the selected board will be displayed on the chart.
Estimation field

Available options are:

  • Story points
  • Time Estimate
  • Issue count
  • any number field available in Jira, e.g. Business value
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.
From columnCalculate issue statistics if issue workflow source status is mapped to this column.
To columnCalculate issue statistics if issue workflow destination status is mapped to this column.
Reporting period

The reporting period defines the date interval for the report.

Available options are:

  • This week
  • Last week
  • This month
  • Last month
  • Past 30 days
  • Past 90 days
  • Custom dates
  • Interval count
Custom datesThis option is available when Reporting period = Custom dates.
Interval count

This option is available when Reporting period = Interval count.

Grouping interval

The grouping interval defines how issue metrics are grouped.

Available options are:

  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Bi-weekly
  • Monthly
Average

Average for interval metrics can be calculated based on all visible intervals or as a moving average based on a specified number of intervals.

Available options for moving average are: 2, 3, 4, 5 intervals

Chart type

Available chart type options are:

  • Line - all sprint metrics are displayed as lines
  • Bar - all sprint metrics are displayed as lines
Value labelsAnnotate all sprint metrics with their number values on the chart.

Issues settings

OptionDetails
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 issues by selected releases.

Using this option you can create Release velocity report grouped by intervals.

Epics

Filter issues by selected releases.

Using this option you can create Epic velocity report grouped by intervals.

JQL filter

Filter sprint issues by custom JQL criteria.

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