For all our projects, we have a specific set of work packages that need to be done. I put them in JIRA as Epics with a initial estimation in hours.
In our sprints, we define user stories with subtasks which are linked to those Epics.
To organize some monitoring mechanism, I want an overview of the hours that I've spend on the user stories (and subtasks) compared with he initial estimation of the EPIC. Is this possible?
For example, let's say I initially estimated 40 hours on EPIC A, and in sprint one I spend 20 hours working on User Story A which is linked to EPIC A, I want to see that 20 of the 40 hours are spend (50%)
At the moment I use the Epic Sum Up plugin. But, what I see is that the hours that are estimated for User Stories are added to the initial estimation of the the Epic and this is not what I want.
Anyone with the same problem? Or better...anyone with a solution?
Marvin, I'm afraid JIRA by design expects slightly different approach. Wwll, is enough flexible to be used in a way it wasn't built to be used, but...
I'd recommend to try to follow 'Atlassian' way first: https://confluence.atlassian.com/agile/jira-agile-user-s-guide/configuring-a-board/configuring-estimation-and-tracking
Hi...thank you for your reply. I already read this article but unfortunately this doesn't solve my problem completely.
What I want to try to accomplish is to define somewhere a baseline where I schedule an initial estimation for all workpackages (1 workpackage is one epic). During the scrum-process, I want to create tasks (user stories and sub-tasks) which are linked to the epics without increasing the initial estimation of the workpackage (epic).
So far, I didn't find a way to accomplish this
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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