Use Sprint Points

Sprint points are used in Agile methodology to estimate the amount of effort it will take to complete an item in your backlog. 

This article covers using our Sprint Points ClickApp. Measure of effort can also be tracked by Time Estimates.

What you'll need

  • Sprint Points are available on all plans.
  • Free Forever and Unlimited Plans have a limit of 100 uses of Sprint Points.
  • Everyone, including guests, can use Sprint Points.

Enable the Sprint Points ClickApp

To enable Sprint Points for your Workspace:
  1. Click your Workspace avatar.
  2. Select Apps, then ClickApps.
  3. Search or browse for Sprint Points.
  4. Configure your Sprint Point settings.
  5. Click the toggle on.

    Use Sprint Points for resource management in Workload view to track individual capacity for quick task delegation.

Sprint Point ClickApp settings

You can set your own value for the points and there are also optional settings you can enable. You'll need to choose one or more Spaces to enable Sprint Points for.  

To set a value for your Sprint Points:

  1. From the Sprint Points modal, click Point values.
  2. From the Point Values dropdown, you can edit or delete the existing values. Or click Add new to add new values. 

Following are the optional settings:

  • Rollup Sprint Points: Display the combined total of points from both the parent task and any subtasks.
  • Points per Assignee: Assign different points to individual assignees when using the Multiple Assignees ClickApp. The point total displayed for each task will be the sum of points assigned to each assignee.
    When you remove an assignee from a task, their points will automatically be removed. If you remove the last assignee, their points will be left on the task.

To select one or more Spaces:

  • To select where the ClickApp is enabled, click Select Spaces.

Set Sprint Points for one assignee

If you're using the Sprint Points ClickApp, you can set Sprint points for one or multiple assignees. 

To set Sprint Points for one assignee:
  1. Open a task.
  2. In the upper-left, click Add Sprint Points. Or in the task description, type the /Slash Command /pts to open the Sprint Points modal.
  3. Below the task name, click Sprint Points and choose a point value. 
    • The total Sprint Points display under the task title.

Set Sprint Points for multiple assignees

To set Sprint Points for multiple assignees:
  1. Make sure that the Multiple Assignees ClickApp is enabled.
  2. Open a task.
  3. In the upper-left, click Add Sprint Points.

    The full options for multiple assignees don't display when using the /Slash Command /pts to open the Sprint Points modal.

  4. To the left of the Assignee's avatar, click the dropdown.
    • To manually add different points for each assignee, type a value.
    • To set the same value for all assignees, click Set all then select a point value.
      Screenshot showing how to use Sprint Points with Multiple Assignees.
  5. The point total displayed is the sum of points assigned for each assignee. 
    For example, if Sam has 5 points and Alex has 8 points, 13 points will display.

Edit Sprint Points

To edit a task's Sprint Points:

  1. Hover over the existing Sprint Point value.
  2. Click into the points value text box to open the Sprint Points modal.
  3. Click the dropdown. 
  4. Type a new value.

Use Sprint Points in Dashboards

You can use Dashboards to track your team's progress and capacity in a central place location.

Select a card, or customize your own, and set Sprint Points as the y-axis value in any of the following cards:

  • Line chart
  • Bar chart
  • Pie chart
  • Battery chart
  • Calculation
  • Portfolio
  • Burnup
  • Burndown
  • Cumulative Flow
  • Velocity Chart

Use Sprint Points in Formulas

You can use Sprint Points in advanced Formulas.

Screenshot of an advanced Formula using Sprint Points.

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