View a velocity chart

The velocity chart can help determine how many points worth of work can be completed per sprint for a given team, if the team composition and sprint duration remain the same. Velocity charts for releases display team performance across the sprints in a specific release.

About this task

Story point estimates must be accurate for velocity calculation to be meaningful. You can create velocity charts for completed releases or sprints.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Agile Development > Planning > Open Releases.
  2. Open the appropriate release.
  3. Under Related Links, click Velocity Chart.
    Figure 1. Release Velocity Chart
    Velocity chart
    This example velocity chart displays the estimate of effort for the Facilities Software Team for the completed sprints in the Q1 release. The X-axis shows the completed sprints and the Y-axis shows the estimate of effort expressed in points.