I have set of stories in sprint and tasks that are linked to stories not sub-tasks.
I use story points for estimates.
Now in the burn down chart it shows task and stories separately.
Is it possible like story 1- have 4 linked tasks.
Like 10 story points for Story 1 split up based on complexity to linked tasks.
Like Task 1 - have 2
task 2 have 3
task 3 - 4
task 4 have 1 story point so the sum up should be equal to story point of story?
And if 1 task is completed the story point should be burn down for both task and story.
Please let me know if this is possible and how to do it?
Hi @G Krithica ,
Unfortunately, no...I am not aware of any way to do this in Jira. "Task" and "Story" issue types are at the same level, hierarchically; meaning the breakdown for issue types is Epic ---> Story, Task, etc. ---> Subtask. There are only three levels, and Epic is at the top while Sub-tasks is at the bottom.
The reasoning for having Tasks different from Sub-tasks and on the same level as Stories relates to the value the issues provide to the project. A Story is work that adds value, a Task is work that needs done but does not ad value, and a Sub-task is a piece of work within a Story or Task.
If you use Portfolio you may be able to have them roll up to an Initiative and burn down from there, but I've never tried it.
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