Points per story (accumulated from sub-tasks)

Hi,

I have created the following structure in Jira: Epic - Story - Sub-task. For each sub-task I have added points. What I would like to see is the accumulated points per story, but that information isn´t visible as far as I can see.

Is it possible to see that information anywhere?

//Anders

1 answer

1 accepted

Unfortunately not. The purpose of story points is that during estimation it provides a rough idea to the scrum team how long roughly the story is going to take to complete without diving into the individual tasks of that story.

If you use story points for estimation, then you can get the accumulated sum directly on the planning board (of course you can only estimate for stories and not sub-tasks)

If you are using story points for tracking progress, i would recommend that you use Effort in units of time for tracking progress. Then you will have Sigma (Original estimate) and remaining estimate to give you tracking information.

Rahul

Thanks for your answer!

It ended up that we manually added the accumulated story points for each story. In that way we can for example see the total amount of points for each sprint. However, I will look in to the alternative way of doing it that you propose.

 

//Anders

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Asked 8 hours ago in Confluence

What are the resources that you use to learn more about Atlassian Products?

I am gathering information about resources available for Atlassian product knowledge transferring for a presentation in our local Atlassian User Group. I want to group them in four categories From ...

56 views 3 4
View question

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