Time tracking on sub-tasks

HI All

We are stuck in a time tracking issue on jira.

We usually estimate our stories in days and later on the stories are broken down in tens of sub-tasks. Each developers again estimates each of the sub-tasks and logs time on sub-tasks

What it effectively means is that the total estimate gets over-inflated because we are counting the estimate twice (once on parent story and then again on sub-tasks).

Things get even more complicated when you run agile, and due to this the burndown get over-inflated.

What is the possible solution to our problem of double counting of estimates?

Rahul

 

 

4 answers

Hi, I'd like to understand how this should work correctly too.

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Hey Rahul,

There are some requests in https://jira.atlassian.com regarding the estimation in subtasks:

Some of them (last two) have some workarounds suggested in the comments, which might be helpful for your case.

Hope it helps!

Cheers,
Andre 

 

Hello, I came to know that this issue persists in all JIRA Instances, can anyone suggest me any workaround that can be followed. Regards, Vasu

Hello,

Any update on this query. Any workaround which we can use for now?

Have the issues been resolved? 

Can anyone please provide more information on this.

 

Regards, 

Vasu

Hello, I came to know that this issue persists in all JIRA Instances, can anyone suggest me any workaround that can be followed. Regards, Vasu

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