Dependency Status Dashboard #2

The Dependency Status Dashboard app shows dependencies between user stories for a series of upcoming iterations. This assists groups with forecasting potential blocks in the next iteration . Product owners will be able to see what teams they need to talk to about their dependencies.

Dependency Status Dashboard #2

Dependencies are based on predecessor and successor settings in user stories. Any iterations with a State field value of Planning or Committed display in the app.

Features include:

  • View a list of any user stories in iterations that have dependencies on other stories or defects
  • View the FormattedID, Name, and Plan Estimate values of user stories with dependencies
  • View the FormattedID, Name, and Schedule State values of dependent user stories
  • View the FormattedID, Name, and Owner values of dependent defects
  • Select any of the blue hyperlinks to navigate to an iteration, user story , or defect detail page
  • Warning icons warning icon will display in the app when:
    • A dependency is not yet scheduled
    • A defect is associated to a user story or dependency
    • A dependency is scheduled too late to start work on the original story
    • A dependency is marked as blocked
Note:
  • Only immediate story predecessors are listed in the app.
  • Be sure to set the state of your iteration to Accepted after it has ended to prevent old data from displaying.

Source code is available here: Dependency Status Dashboard #2 source code

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