Gantt view available for other Entities

Hey guys,

It will be awesome if we could use the Gantt view and his features on the others entities.

In a dev context, that will help us a lot to be able to plan Sprint or Epic with a Gantt representation.

Do you plan something like that ?

Cheers

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Hi @Marc_Dubrois - Welcome to the community! Great to have you here :wave:

Presently, there is no plan to expand the gantt view to other entities other than Tasks, but I can appreciate how this would be useful in certain contexts. Would you be able to provide a little more detail on how you would like that to work in your production? How do you currently work with Sprints in Shotgun (if at all)?

Cheers,
Beth

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Hi Beth,

Thanks for the reply. I’ll try to explain our process.

We have differents level Epic, Sprint, Ticket
For us an Epic is group of Tickets which define the Features for a particular thing like EvalUsd.
A Sprint is a group of tickets (linked to different Epic).
We must complete them in a period of time. Sprint can have different durations depending on the Department. R&D 2 weeks and TD 1 week for example.

Our process is :

  • We define the User Stories of the Epic
  • We convert User Stories into Tickets.
  • We estimate and define a priority order for each Ticket.
  • We link Tickets to Sprints.
  • We do not totally fill the Sprint with Tickets. We always let 30-40% of time dedicated to the support.

At the end of this exercice, we can see the planning from two point of view, Epic and Sprint.
With the Epic point of view, I can see if an Epic´s end match the start of a department. And have a kind of Roadmap with all the Epic displayed.
And with the Sprint, I can see if the R&D and the TD are aligned.

Let me know if you need more detail.

Cheers,
Marc

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This is great @Marc_Dubrois - thank you so much for the detail. I can appreciate how the gantt chart would be of use on other entities than just Tasks in this use case. The only work around would be to create a Task under each epic/sprint to represent that epic/sprint’s timeline. Then you could go to a Task page, filter for only epic/sprint Tasks and see how they align with one another.

Let me know if you that could help, or if you have any further questions!

Cheers,
Beth

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