How often have you felt exhausted after a quarterly or sprint planning and still lack ADO hygiene and wished it could have been easier rather than being so intense and labor intensive? We come to the rescue with “ScrumBuddy ADO Extension.”
A simple and effective solution to help you in planning quarter/semester/any other and sprint activities by reducing the manual toil and planning cycle time during the planning days.
UI to assist scrum teams in planning backlogs that best meet available capacity and target planning restrictions.
A collaborative view to capture availability details of the team, and team members, and synchronize with ADO enabling better trackability of vacation plans leading to a better sprint execution.
Under boards, go to ScrumBuddy extension.
Click on Board Settings
Choose required settings for creating a board or select an existing board
Current state of ADO items based on selected settings will be loaded
In capacity planning tab, add holidays and individual vacation plans
Upon clicking save changes to ADO, the holidays will be added as team days off and individual days off will be added in respective sprints according to the dates.
In iteration planning, select feature for planning their iterations. Multiple features can be planned at once.
Drag and drop user stories to required sprints and the analyics section gets updated accordingly
Change the target planning and story point conversion through the sliders
Each user story displays priority and story points for ease of decision making
Save changes to ADO. This will update the iteration paths of the userstories based on where they are dragged.
Advocate best scrum practices by calling attention to the deviations
Auto Generation of Hygiene Dashboards to monitor sprint executions
Board Settings Popup may not work as expected in lower screen resolution. As a work around, please zoom out the browser for better experience.
ScrumBuddy needs feature work items for Planning. Currently the UI breaks when the selected Area Path doesn’t contain any work items. We will fix this providing proper error messages, when selected Area Path missing work items.