Use an alternate team schedule for burndown charts

Schedules that are defined in Adobe Workfront affect the burndown chart by excluding days off (weekends and holidays) from the burndown.

By default, the burndown chart uses the default schedule. In addition to the default schedule, agile teams can choose to also use an alternate schedule in order to incorporate team-specific non-working days. This alternate schedule is then reflected in the burndown chart of any iteration that is assigned to the team. The alternate schedule affects only the burndown chart. (For more information about the default schedule, as well as how the Workfront administrator can create a team-specific schedule, see Create a schedule.)

The burndown chart does not take partial days into consideration. For example, if your team works 4 hours each Friday, it’s represented as a full day in the burndown chart.

For more information about using the burndown chart, see the Agile burndown chart overview.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*
Adobe Workfront license*
Work or higher

*To find out what plan or license type you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

Use an alternate team schedule for burndown charts

  1. Ensure that the Workfront administrator has already created the alternate schedule, as described in Create a schedule.

  2. Click the Main Menu icon in the upper-right corner of Adobe Workfront, then click Teams.

  3. (Optional) Click the Switch team icon Switch team icon , then either select a new Scrum team from the drop-down menu or search for a team in the search bar.

  4. Select the agile team that you want to manage.

  5. Click the More menu, then select Edit.

  6. In the Agile section, in the Schedule area, select the new schedule from the drop-down menu.

  7. Click Save Changes.