1. How to access Project Roadmap

Project Roadmap can be accessed through:

  • Go to Main Navigation menu, Analytics > Project Roadmap
  • You will be landed to Project Roadmap page
  • Select the Project from top left corner Project dropdown
  • Roadmap of the particular project will be shown on the board
Project-Roadmap-Landing-Page-View

2. Features of Project Roadmap

Project Roadmap is an enhanced feature in Yodiz which provides complete visibility of Project’s goals alongside timeline. It is a bigger picture of project’s activities and achievements. Let’s discuss features of Project Roadmap.

2.1 Roadmap Range

You can select the date range and time period for visible timeline on Project Roadmap. Follow the screenshot below:

Roadmap-Date-Range

2.2 Choose desired criteria

You can add more columns for more customized view of Project Roadmap. Customization is also provided on Sprint & Release level, for instance you can view all Sprints and Releases in a project or you can just choose to view the ones which are active & upcoming. This selection criteria can be found in the settings Icon.

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2.3 Increase visibility of focused area

You can choose to expand and shrink the visibility of desired area by zooming in and out.

Follow the highlighted icons in the screenshot below:

Increase-Visibility-of-Focused-Area

You can see contents of sprint or release from right navigation panel.

  • Select Sprint or Release from left navigation panel of Project Roadmap
  • Double click on that sprint or release on gantt chart bar
  • Right navigation panel appears containing 2 tabs:
    • Analytics: It shows the related analytics of currently selected Sprint or Release.
    • Associated Items: It shows the associated Items along with respective Status and responsible of currently selected Sprint or Release.

2.5 Add Sprints and Releases

You can add Sprints and Releases on the go from left column. Click on the highlighted icon in following screenshot:

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Mention release title, start and end date and click on Create.

2.6 Associate Sprints with Releases

There are two methods to associate Sprints with Releases.

  • Via Right Nav Panel
  • Via Project Roadmap page

2.6.1 Via Right Navigation Panel

In order to view associated Sprints with Releases:

  • Locate the release on gantt chart
  • Double click on the desired Release bar of the chart.
  • Right navigation panel will appear showing Release analytics.
  • Click on Associate Sprints button in right navigation panel and select desired Sprints from list.
Associate-Sprints-with-Releases-Via-Navigation-Panel

2.6.2 Via Project Roadmap page

Yodiz offers you extreme ease by giving you the option to directly associate Sprints with Releases.

  • Locate Release and desired sprint on the gantt chart.
  • Drag one end of the colored Release row and join it with desired Sprint. You can associate multiple Sprints as well with this method.
Associate-Sprints-with-Releases-Via-Project-Roadmap

2.7 Change Start/End Date of Sprint & Release

You can change the Start/End date of Sprints and Release by simply dragging the bars of these widgets.

Change-Start-End-Date-of-Sprint-And-Release

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

  • How can I see associations of a release on Gantt Chart?

    The default view of Roadmap does not show any associations of Releases with Sprints even if they exist, thus you need to click on desired Release arrow under Releases dropdown from left panel. Follow the Screenshot below:

    See-Associations-of-Release-on-Gantt-Chart
  • How can I see associated items of a sprint or release?
    • Locate the particular sprint or release bar on roadmap
    • Double click on the selected bar
    • Right Navigation will show Analytics
    • Select Associated Items tab
    • You can view list of all associated Items and their status here
  • Can I see associated items of a particular sprint or release?

    You can see contents of sprint or release from right navigation panel.

    • Select Sprint or Release from left navigation panel of Project Roadmap
    • Double click on that sprint or release on gantt chart bar
    • Right navigation panel appears containing 2 tabs:
      • Analytics: It shows the related analytics of currently selected Sprint or Release.
      • Associated Items: It shows the associated Items along with respective Status and responsible of currently selected Sprint or Release.