Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
4,300,847
Community Members
 
Community Events
165
Community Groups

Is there a way to show a EPIC burndown across multiple PI's and filter down to a product level?

Currently when I look at reports for burndowns, I am only able to see them per PI.  I would like to see the view of this Epic that spans across multiple PI's so can see if when the epic will be delivered.

Is there a way to show an EPIC burndown across multiple PI's and filter down to a product level?

1 answer

Hi @Oliveira_ Dano ,

You have several options to visualize what you are looking for.

  • I assume you are interested in the portfolio epic vs the Jira epic, which is a feature in Align. features (Jira epics) cannot span multiple quarters in Align, while the portfolio epic can span multiple PIs and multiple programs/trains/teams-of-teams.
    • This point may appear obvious, yet it is one of the most common mindset shifts needed when integrating Jira with Jira Align because Jira epics have no time dimension and often are open for a year or longer prior to integrating with Jira Align.

One of my favorites is the Epic Planning Report, which is found in the blue menu on the right side of the details tab of the epic. 

Another option is to use the Strategy View of the Work Tree filtered on a specific epic.

You can also use the drill-down view by epics of the PI Progress report if you add all of the PIs/quarters to your top filter. 

One of the major issues/challenges of what you are wanting to see is that Align is looking at story points attached to stories on the features tied to the epic. 

  • If all of the stories aren't defined with points for all features for the epic, then you aren't going to get meaningful views.
  • And if you do plan out all stories with points for all features tied to the epic over the epic's lifetime, then you aren't operating in an agile manner, imho.

Another approach is to plan out all of the features on the epic across however many PIs the epic takes to complete. Add estimates on the features (I recommend estimating in pure story points vs weeks) and use the forecast functionality to ensure the trains and teams have the available capacity to complete the epic in the timeframe desired.

There are a few other options, but each would require more context.

Regards,
Peter

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Jira Align

Rockin' the Roadmap - How to make most of the Roadmap with Jira Align

The roadmap challenge for large scale agile enterprises Regardless of the agile framework you use, the agile enterprise has a massive scale with the challenge to connect hundreds of teams and thous...

2,614 views 7 26
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you