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Can you use Time-based estimation for portfolio capacity planning with Jira Scrum/Agile?

Richard Minerich
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June 1, 2018

We use Jira Agile with Scrum but estimate with Time. The documentation says time based estimation only works with Kanban but I wanted to check to see if it can be done with agile as well.

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Walter Buggenhout
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June 3, 2018

Hi @Richard Minerich,

Yes you can. In the configuration of your plan, you decide which estimation method to use for your plan:

Screen Shot 2018-06-03 at 13.10.06.png

As you can see from the screenshot, planning units are Days / Hours or story points. 

you can find the setting by clicking the 3 dots [ ... ] next to your plan's name. This will bring you to the configuration pages. Planning mode is under PLANNING / Scheduling

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