Existing projects from Pivotal Tracker can be imported in Yodiz. The process is quite simple and makes it convenient for Users to migrate as much of their data as possible.

How to Access Pivotal Import

Log in to Yodiz, from top right “Header Menu” Click on the Settings Icon > Import External Project

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Left Navigation > Import Using API > Pivotal Tracker.

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You will be landed on the following page.

pivotal-tracker-access-token Provide Pivotal Access Token (API Key), Click on Pivotal Login and follow the steps below.

Step 1: Select Project

You will be shown a list of Projects that exist in Pivotal Tracker.

pivotal-tracker-all-projects-list Only one Project can be imported at a time. You can import another project once you are done importing the first one, you’ll just have to select from the list of remaining projects and click on “Start Import”.

Step 2: Import Project Data

You will be shown the following screen as soon as you click on “Start Import” button.

start-import-data Select the desired Stories and click on the “Import Data” button given at the end.
Note: Stories in Iteration tab are actually Items in Sprint, since Iteration in Pivotal = Sprint in Yodiz.
saving-importing-data The above screenshot indicates that the import is in progress. Once the import process is complete, a popup notification appears saying “Successfully Imported”, it also shows number of User Stories and Issues imported. Click on OK button.

Step 3: Imported Projects

Imported Projects can be viewed at the bottom table of the Import Page.

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Limitations

  • Pivotal Tracker Users are not imported with Projects.
  • Workflow, Attachments, Tags and Comments for items (Features, Bugs, Chore, Release) are imported as it is.
  • In case of Sprint, Epic and Release; no Tags, Attachments and Comments are imported.
  • The items from Pivotal Tracker are converted in following items when imported in Yodiz.
Pivotal Tracker Yodiz
Feature User Story
Bug Issue
Chore Issue
Release Release
  • Tasks under Bugs and Chores in Pivotal Tracker are not imported in Yodiz, whereas the Tasks Under User Story are imported as it is.
  • The Point Scales from Pivotal Tracker are converted in Estimation Methods in Yodiz. Follow the Table below to Understand Scale conversions.
Pivotal Tracker Point Scales Yodiz Estimation Method
Power Linear
Linear Linear
Fibonacci Fibonacci Scale