The Iteration dialog box allows the user to review and edit the Iteration attributes. In the main section, the following fields are available: Name, #, Release, Team, and Owner.
The Backlog Item Workflow field allows the user to define the Workflow of the Backlog Items attached to the Iteration. As soon as at least one Backlog Item is attached to the Iteration, the Backlog Item Workflow field will be read-only.
In the upper right corner of the dialog box, the Workflow State Vote along with the Workflow Action () button are displayed, allowing the user to change the Iteration Workflow State Vote.
The Planning section displays the following information: Start Date, Finish Date, Budget Points, Baseline Points, and Assigned Points (read-only).
A Description rich-text section is also provided for the user to add any information regarding the Iteration.
When accessing it for the first time, the Team Members section can provide the following options to add Team Members:
Create Team from Scratch
Allows the user to add new Team Member(s) to the current Team.
Note: The prompted User list displays users who belong to the Project Team.
Import an Agile Team
Allows the user to choose a Team from the Agile Teams defined in the Project Structure full screen view, Teams tab. This option is available if at least one Agile Team has been defined.
Bring in the Iteration Team
Allows the user to import the Team Members from the Agile Team already specified in the Iteration Team field. This option is only available if the Iteration Team field is not empty.
Import from Backlog Items Assignees
Allows the user to import the users assigned to the Backlog Items belonging to the Iteration. This option is only available if the Iteration Team field is empty and if at least one Assignee exists for the Iteration Backlog Items.
Import from Assignments
Allows the user to import the nominative resources assigned to the Task linked to the Iteration. This option is only available if:
Import the Project Team
Allows the user to import the users from the Project Team. This option is only available when the “Import from Assignments” option is not available.
The Attachments section allows the user to attach information to the Iteration in the form of URL links.
The following attributes are available for viewing and editing: Name, Type, Initiator (the user who created the attachment), and URL.
In the toolbar available above the spreadsheet, the following commands are available:
Creates a new row in the spreadsheet in order to add a new attachment. Once the row is added, the user can fulfill the relevant information directly in the spreadsheet.
Allows the user to delete the selected attachment(s). This option is only available if at least one Attachment is selected (i.e., the corresponding checkbox is ticked).
On the right-hand side, the Key Facts provides the following information: Project Name, Backlog Items, Backlog Story Points, Remaining Backlog Items, Remaining Backlog Story Points, and Stretch Items.
When creating a new Iteration, the following commands will be available in the bottom right corner of the dialog box:
Done – Allows the user to complete the Iteration creation and close the dialog box.
Cancel – Closes the dialog box without creating the Iteration. – Closes the dialog box without creating the Iteration.