This page describes how to configure Scrum Poker for Jira to work in your Jira application.
Scrum Poker for Jira has some global configuration parameters that can be configured from the administration section of your Jira application.
To locate the global configuration navigate to the
Administration menu, then select the entry labelled
You will now find a section called
Scrum Poker in the left sidebar as shown in the screenshot below:
On the page
Configuration you have global configuration options to make Scrum Poker for Jira fit to your needs:
Select the custom field that is used to persist the confirmed estimations when completing a Scrum Poker session.
Jira Software creates the field
Story Points for estimations.
Since this field is translated into your Jira system language it might have another label.
In a German Jira instance this field is called
Story Punkte for example.
It is preferred to choose this field because estimations that are saved into this field are displayed in the estimation badge on the backlog of agile boards.
Adjust the session timeout of Scrum Poker sessions in hours.
Sessions older than this timeout will not be shown on the
Active Sessions page to keep this page clean and intuitive.
Decide whether Scrum Poker is enabled or disabled for all projects per default. This global setting can be overridden per project in the project settings.
Decide who is allowed to reveal the votes and make them visible during a Scrum Poker session. You can choose from the following options:
Decide whether to show the Scrum Poker dropdown on boards or not.
In older versions of Scrum Poker this dropdown was the only way to access the list of active Scrum Poker sessions.
Today the Scrum Poker menu elements in the Jira top menu
Boards are preferred.
Scrum Poker for Jira also provides project specific configuration.
The locate the project specific configuration navigate to the project and find the
Project settings link in the bottom of the left menu.
Project settings you can find a menu option called
Scrum Poker that leads to the configuration.
On the page
Project Configuration you can find the configuration options the make Scrum Poker for Jira fit to the needs of your Jira project:
If Scrum Poker is not enabled for all projects per default in the global settings this setting allows you to enable Scrum Poker individually for the current project.