Setting up the milestone burnup chart
The milestone burnup chart allows you to track your progress towards a milestone such as completion of a customer project or a new product release.
First go to dashboard settings to enable the milestone burnup chart if it's not already included in your dashboard.
Below is an example of a milestone burnup chart:
The milestone burnup chart consists of
- A yellow scope curve representing the total work assigned for the milestone
- A white completed curve representing the work done so far
- Historical velocity of the team
- Completion scenarios based on the historical velocity
By default, the milestone consists of your whole backlog, but you can limit it to a specific release in your Pivotal Tracker by selecting the release from the dropdown menu in the chart settings.
You can also choose whether to use task count or estimates as a burn unit. If you have estimates in place you can use those as a burn unit. If don't have a habit of estimating, then you can simply track the number of tasks.
Read more about the milestone burnup chart from our tour page.