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Jira Software Essentials - Second Edition by Patrick Li

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Planning your sprints with team calendars

As you and your team work on the sprint, it is often helpful to see how your sprints fit in with other activities your team might have: for example, if there are team members going on a vacation or with travel plans halfway through a sprint, or if there are other delivery commitments that might interfere with the sprint.

The key to solving this is to have all this information visually displayed on a single calendar, viewable and shared by the entire team, so everyone can stay well-informed, just like having tasks plotted on an agile board. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. Browse to your team's Team Calendar.
  2. Click on the Add Event button.
  3. Select the Jira Agile Sprints option for Event Type ...

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