Evaluation Cycles.

They help you build a team routine around prioritization by syncing it with the team's iterative development workflow.

Cycles define:

  1. By when should all the tasks in the board be evaluated;

  2. When the assigned scores will expire.

The first is needed to make sure that the top priorities are ready by the sprint planning.

The second is needed for the re-evaluation. It is better to return to old unresolved issues and re-evaluate them as their impact may change over time.

To set up the Evaluation Cycles:

  1. Choose a board you want to set up.

  2. Click on Prioritization Habit.

  3. Find 🔄 Cycles.

    1. Set the duration of a cycle. It depends on how often you have the planning meetings or how long your sprints are. If you have 2-week sprints, and you have a sprint planning every other Monday, set the Cycle Time for 2 weeks.

    2. Set the Planning Day. The planning day determines when the top priorities must be ready. The team must evaluate all issues before this day to have the relevant top to choose tasks for the next sprint.

    3. Set the date for the next meeting in case the duration of your cycle is 2 weeks or more. If you've set a 2-week cycle, you may need to adjust the date for the next meeting. It will be automatically set to be in two weeks, but you may be in the middle of the cycle and the planning might be the next week.

Scores Expiration.

It determines how often the scores must be discarded. In other words, how often the team receives new information and the task impact or importance may change.

The Score Expiration time is calculated in cycles. If you have 2-week cycles, and you set the expiration to 3 cycles, this means that the scores will be valid for 6 weeks. After that, the issue will appear on the Assessment Grid for re-evaluation.

If you don't want your scores to expire, set 0 cycles.

To set up the Score Expiration:

  1. Under Prioritization Habit, find Score Expiration.

  2. You can set up a score expiration that affects all users in the board.

  3. For some teams, the goals change more frequently than others. You can also set different score expirations for these teams.

    1. Switch on the toggle.

    2. Enter the number of cycles for each team

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