Release burndown - Why is the Original estimate at the start of the version showing zero

Libu Baby I'm New Here Dec 12, 2017

I created a new version - 'Release 1' and updated the Fix Version of all the stories in JIRA  ( stories that are completed in previous sprints and the stories that are planned in future ) with this version 'Release1'. Why is the Original estimate at start of version showing zero. I was expecting it will add up all the storypoints and show a total storypoints, say 1000.ReleaseBurnDown.png

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This report is geared towards showing how your team is progressing through this work towards a release.   It sounds like you created this new version and then changed all these issues that were already completed in these past sprints to set them to use this new fix version.

The Original estimate at the start of the version is supposed to be the work that is estimated to be fixed by that version before any sprints are started or completed towards issues in that fix version.   But since it seems like there was already work done in past sprints, you can still add issues to that new fix version, but I would not expect the original estimate to re-run the calculation here.  This estimate is only expected to be calculated before the first sprint is started that contains any issues with that fix version.

I hope that explains why the original estimate is showing a value of 0 here. 

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