Facilitate your Planning Poker game

After setting up your game and importing your task list, it’s now time to start estimating!

Schedule your meeting, send the invite link to the team and get the game started. If you're looking for information about how to export your estimations you can find it here.

  1. As the facilitator, pick a task from the issue list in the side panel and click on the “vote” button.
  2. Once a task is selected for voting, all members can pick a vote that represents their estimation and click “vote”.
  3. The facilitator can wait for all members to finish voting, or click “Reveal cards” to end the round. You’ll notice who finished voting by the green checkmark next to their name.
  4. Once the round is complete, the end result will be presented, as well as the estimations of all other members. Pay attention that you can change the result to be based on average, median, or consensus through the game settings.
  5. The facilitator can move to the next task by clicking “next issue” or ask for a revote by clicking “Revote”.
  6. Once the team finishes voting on all tasks, or when you want to end the game, click the 3 dot menu on the side panel and then on the “export” button to export a CSV file.

Add notes to issues

During your planning poker game you might find that important discussions are taking place as some teams like to use this opportunity to discuss what will it take to work on a specific issue. Don't let these important inputs get lost! The notes feature allows you to add details to an issue, giving the developer who is going to work on this issue a head start with the notes taken in the meeting.

How to write a note:

  1. In your planning poker game, under the 'issues' list. click on an issue to expand it.
  2. Click on "note" to see its content. If you're the planning poker game owner you are able to write the note, all other players are only able to view saved notes.
  3. When you're done writing, click on "save".