Why is it useful?
For each release, we create a phase for each sprint, and generally assign features to sprints - especially for features that have dependencies.
This helps us manage feature dependencies across products (and within products also).
It would be helpful to have a visual representation of how we are progressing (using story points) for a group of dependent features.
Who would benefit?
The PMs would have better visibility into how we're progressing on dependent features, and a better understanding of risks.
In other words, if Feature A is dependent on Feature B, if Feature B is not progressing, this will improve visibility into the fact that Feature A may be at risk.
How would it work?
I see this working similar to the way that we show progress on the home page - where a bar becomes darker, as the number of features is completed.
However, rather than basing the progress bar on the number of features, a percent of story points completed would be more helpful and more accurate.
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