Our team have used hours for estimation and tracking issues but now we want to try out story point. I know how to configure Jira to allow this, but I wonder if there are any consequences of doing this "midproject". Will it f.ex destroy history and old sprint reports/burndown charts or is this straight forward. We plan to do the switch for the next sprint.
Hi @jorgen.bakke.eriksen -- Welcome to the Atlassian Community!
First thing: good idea switching on a sprint boundary as that will make tracking the impact of the change easier for the team.
Making this change will not destroy your history; it will essentially reset it as the team re-learns their capacity, velocity, sizing, etc. in the new unit of measure (story points rather than hours). The data/numbers all remain in the issue histories.
To help the transition, I recommend a few things:
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