Add Timeline Management on Initiative

When we are looking at an initiative that has a start date and an end start when is comes to an offer. 

For instance if I have an offer that has a Start date to market and then End Date to close out the offer I have to currently have two releases for this initiative which will be attached to two releases.

The release Go Live Offer would have timeline that allows it to be pushed out but the release should not show the duration of the offer because the release may have more initiatives included to the release and that will affect the way they are represented on a report, etc.


If the initiative has the ability to add a timeline function in it, this can allow for the initiative to report correctly as well as allow our backlog to be groomed correctly and attached to sprints and releases based on the ceremonies that all parties agree on. 

  • Joe Andreana
  • Oct 17 2016
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    Ron Yang commented
    November 11, 2016 22:34

    Can you provide additional details or background on what you mean by Timeline management?

    As you likely already know, you can use the start and end dates on initiatives to plot them on a timeline and roadmap already. However, it does seem that you are looking for more than that.

  • Joe Andreana commented
    November 11, 2016 22:45

    I would like to talk through this more. It is a lot more than just adding a start and end date. 

    I think this is more of a phone conversation need to explain the request. 

    It is the way that the initiative inherits dates, etc from the release, stories, etc.

    This would be more of having the initiative include the stories, mapped on a timeline, and the releases displayed in the initiative to manage. 


    If you took the Timeframe/timeline aspect in the Release and added that function in the initiative you can manage an initiative so much better and cleaner.