Is there a reason why the Velocity Chart isn't taking the story points from Epics into account?

When I look at the Velocity Chart it only takes the Story Points of the Stories into account and not the one of the Epics. Is there a reason for this?

Even if I have closed the Epic.

URL Story Points picture:

URL velocity chart picture:

1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.
Timothy Chin Community Champion Aug 14, 2014

Bug in the first image perhaps? Techincally, do you put Story Points into Epics?

Thanks, you are right. I was using the Epics as a container for task. So, we would estimate how much story point the container would have. Then I would subdivide it over subtaks. However, I could also use a Story as my Story Point bucket.

So, there might be no need for Story points in Epics.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted yesterday in New to Jira

Are you planning to trial, or are currently trialling Jira Software? - We want to talk to you!

Hello! I'm Rayen, a product manager at Atlassian. My team and I are working hard to improve the trial experience for Jira Software Cloud. We are interested in   talking to 20 people planning t...

55 views 1 0
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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

Find a group

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

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you