are target dates for events that are important to the business. Setting these dates in CA Agile Central is beneficial to
and development managers, as well as product owners and engineering directors to track critical dates.
A milestone could be a market event, a tradeshow, or even an important code deploy. The date is optional.
The Timeboxes summary
displays the ID of the milestone, name, target date (optional), item count (lowest- level portfolio items) in the milestone, and a count of all projects irrespective of
Milestones includes the following topics:
When creating a project, select the Copy Milestones checkbox to inherit all milestones from its parent.
The grid sorts milestones by descending order, with most recent Target Dates listed first.
To create a
-scoped milestone, select All projects in workspace to disable the other projects in the
Milestones are implicitly inherited by project children. If you associate a
(lowest-level portfolio item) to a milestone, the milestone will not display on the child stories. Milestone goals are met when all children under the feature are completed.
- In the example below, the Chicago Tradeshow milestone has a scheduled feature with child stories.
- If you navigate to the feature's editable detail page, notice the milestones are listed in the Scheduled section:
- However, if you navigate to one of the child stories listed under the feature, notice that the milestones are not displayed in the Scheduled section of the editable detail page:
Consider the following about milestones:
- Milestones can be associated to multiple work items
- Work items can have multiple milestones
- Work items and milestones must share the same project
- Administrators can create milestones at the workspace permission level
You can view or associate work items to milestones from many pages in CA Agile Central:
In the example below, the
shows a milestone for a tradeshow: