Scrum Board & Sprint Planning with runScrum A quick start guide

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Navigate to Team Boards

To create your first Team Board navigate to Team -> Team boards and click on the button in the top right corner.

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Create a new Team Board

Give your Board a meaningful name, define a prefix (used for Tasks ID’s), select a methodology, the Product Owner and the Scrum Master. Once you’re done click on save. You should now see the agile board in the list.

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Create new backlog item

Open an agile board by clicking on the title and create your first backlog item by clicking the create new task in the top right corner.

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Add details

Now fill all fields. You can also assign items to epics (see Fill your product backlog & start a PI planning) and components (see below). Once you’re done, click on save. You should now see the item in the backlog.

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Edit details

Click on an item title to open the details view. You can edit all fields by clicking on them. The changes will be automatically saved and updated.

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View subtasks & comments

In the details view you can also see all related subtasks (see Start a Sprint Planning) and add comments.

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Create components

To create components, navigate to Components in the top navigation and click on create at the top right corner.

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Continue with Sprint Planning

Done. Now you can start your first Sprint Planning.

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Create new Sprint

To start a Sprint Planning first create a new sprint by clicking Create Sprint in the top right corner of your Agile Board Backlog. Drag and drop all the items you need from backlog to the sprint.

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Create subtasks

Now start creating subtasks for each story. We’ve already prepared one for you. To edit the name, assign it to a team member and set a time estimation, just click on the arrow and then on the fields you want to edit. Note: only the original estimation can be edited.

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Add more subtasks

To add more tasks click on the + in the top right corner.

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Estimate Story Points

Don’t forget to estimate Story Points for Stories.

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Start Sprint

Once you’ve finished your Planning you can start the sprint. Navigate to the backlog and click on start sprint.

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Set sprint goal

In the popup you can change the name and the duration of the sprint and define a sprint goal which everyone can focus on. Click Start sprint again to finally start the sprint.

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Start working :)

Your team is now ready to start off!

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Track status in Active Sprint Board

Once a sprint is started your team can work with the Active Sprint Board (top navigation).

To track the status of subtasks just expand the Story and move the subtask you’re working on to the In progress column.

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Set status & status reason of stories

The status of the Story will be automatically updated. Next to the Status you can also define a status reason.

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Track time of subtasks

To track the time of each subtask, click on the button and set the spent time in the popup. The remaining time will be calculated automatically, but you can also edit it.

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View burndown chart

To see the burndown chart and other sprint stats, navigate to dashboard in the top navigation.

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Close Active Sprint

To close a sprint just click on the button in the top right corner of your agile board backlog.

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Push open tasks to backlog or next sprint

If your team hasn’t finished all items, you can now decide what to do with each. By default, they will be moved to the next sprint, but you can also close them or move them to the backlog.

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Finish sprint

If your team has finished all items, you can just confirm it. Congratulations, your team has successfully completed a sprint!

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Congratulations!

Now you’re ready to start a new sprint.

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