I am using excel to generate a Burndown for a 6 week release, which is on a Kanban board. Is there an easy way I can generate the Burndown using the Kanban Board to display a report on the team wiki?
Even better, is it possible to create a gadget Kanban Burndown?
I know it would not be as accurate as a Scrum Board, but it will aid us tremendously in visualizing our bottlenecks.
Nope. Burndown charts are for showing the estimated and actual work occurring in a sprint. Kanban doesn't have sprints, so "kanban burndown" is basically nonsense. Even saying "6 week release" implies you should be using a Scrum board because you are planning what is effectively a sprint.
Try the Control report though - that gives you a good indication of how your team is doing without needing a sprint to tie it to. (I quite like the cumulative flow instead, it feels better for "how we're doing" at a glance)
Hi, I was hoping I might be able to get some help with this as well. We have multiple projects for different clients that we're servicing and since they are all small engagements, I have been trying to combine all of these into one. Since I have combined multiple projects into one, I am no longer able to create a sprint board and have been forced to create a Kanban board to manage them. We are still working in 2 week sprint cycles and I would still like to be able to pull some helpful data to interrogate our velocity and performance. Any idea how I can either run multiple projects on 1 sprint board or how I can generate burndown charts for the current Kanban board?
The problem you have with burndown is that it has to be time-boxed, which simply isn't there in Kanban.
However, you say "I am no longer able to create a sprint board" - why is that? You should be able to create a new board, adjust its filter to include many projects and work off that.
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