How it Works

Plan and Work Seamlessly

From exec to developer, everyone shares one view. Collaborate at a fine-grained level, without losing sight of the bigger picture.

The Project Page

The all-encompassing view of your projects and your work. The big board where you're kept in the know, completely. Customize your layout, drag and drop stories between projects, and stay in control.

Watch our video on the right to learn more.

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Stories

Stories are small, actionable components of work. The building blocks of every project. They're easy to create, share, discuss and react to. A good story is understood by everyone on your team and describes something that can be verified and accepted by the customer.

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points and
velocity

The conversation around assigning points to a feature is often as important as the estimate itself. When points are determined based on the team's estimation of how complex the feature will be to complete, they dial-in estimates that can help predict the future. This achieves the goal of steady velocity with low volatility.

story workflow

Drag stories that are ready for prioritization to your backlog from the icebox, so they can flow into the current iteration according to your velocity. Clicking Start moves the story toward the top of the current iteration, which shows it's being worked on. The story then moves through the steps from finished to delivered and is accepted or rejected by the customer.

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release markers

Drop a release marker into your backlog to stay on track for any milestones. The markers are color-coded to help you hone in on your deadline. Dark blue indicates the release is in progress or complete and red indicates the release is in danger of falling behind schedule.

epics

Organize your stories into epics to build a bigger roadmap the entire team can see. At a glance, you can determine an epic's real-time progress. They're also great for sharing assets, discussions, and mock-ups that span multiple stories.

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NOTIFICATIONS

Based on your preferences, receive updates on specific stories and projects in the app or in your email.

New Tracker Analytics

Our new Analytics provide insight into a project's cadence, as well as a glance at its fluctuation over time, so that you always have an accurate project pulse. See not only the big-picture progress on your work, but also dive deep into the nitty-gritty so you know what your team is working on, how consistent they are, and where they need help.

  • Project Overview shows you high-level metrics and trends in one glance, including Cumulative Flow, Cycle Time, and Rejection reports.

  • Iteration Report provides an overview of progress made in a given iteration, including a breakdown of accepted stories by epic, as well as impact on project metrics.

  • Cycle Time helps you visualize time spent on stories by state, story type, or story size, and lets you go granular to see which exact stories were involved in a given iteration.

  • Epics Report lets you easily scan the progress of your large features, with the ability to drill down to understand how the scope has changed over time.

Workspaces

This is where teams focus on what's important. Move stories up and down to set priorities. Establish milestones. Create epics to plan and manage the big picture.

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