Burndown chart for Asana

Track the progress of your sprints with a burndown chart. See how much is left and whether you're in time or behind. Retain the history of your past sprints. See the stats, trends and outliers. Use in your daily standups. If you're a team doing Scrum with Asana, this is the chart for you. 


Burndown chart for Asana is part of the Screenful dashboard for Asana. You can also find us on the Asana Apps. To get the chart above, just sign up for our 21 day free trial



  • Select Asana lists, set sprint start and end date
  • Specify burn unit: story point or a task count
  • See your velocity history and the amount of work planned vs done over time
  • Set timezone and select working days
  • See the tasks added or removed from sprint (coming soon)
  • Use custom fields for estimation (coming soon)

Further reading

Don't just take our word for it

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Common questions

Do you support time estimates like story points?

Yes. An estimate can be associated with a task by inserting a number in the parenthesis as a prefix to the task name. Lean more about how to set estimates to your tasks in Asana.

How does the chart handle work estimated vs work done?

The burndown line always shows the amount of work left. If no actual work done value is given for a task, the whole estimated value remains until the task is completed. If the work done is specified then it's subtracted from the estimate to get the work left for that task.

When the sprint is over,  the total amount of work done is calculated for that sprint. Actual work done values are used for the tasks that have them, otherwise the estimate values are used.



How do you decide when a task is completed?

A task is considered completed once it's checked as done, or moved to a state that is mapped to "Done" in the workflow mapping

How is ahead / behind target calculated?

The current sprint view only looks at the tasks in the current iteration. It calculates a velocity for the iteration (number of points completed divided by the number of days passed in the iteration) and then extrapolates how many days it would take to complete the remaining points with that velocity. The behind target / ahead target value shown is the difference between that extrapolation and the actual number of days left in the sprint.

Can I specify my timezone and/or working hours?

If you don't work on weekends, you may want to omit those days from the burndown. You can set your timezone and the exact working hours at the account settings.