How to create a Sprint plan roadmap

Align your development team about upcoming work.

Plan your delivery over multiple sprints indicating effort and owner for each feature. Use swimlanes for additional context or grouping. This visualization is ideal for aligning your development team on what's coming up.

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How to create a Sprint plan roadmap

Create your roadmap

  1. Navigate to your Roadmap board.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select Create Roadmap


  1. Select Sprint plan from the left menu.
  2. Click Choose roadmap.


  1. Click Add release.
  2. Select the release group containing your sprints.
  3. Select one sprint from the drop-down menu to create your first column.

Add or create more sprints

  1. Click Add release.
  2. To add an existing sprint, select it from the drop-down menu.
  3. To create a new sprint, click Add new release and give your sprint a name.

Rearrange sprint column order


  1. To add a column to the left or right, select the ・・・ menu and click Add right or Add left. Then select the sprint you wish to add.
  2. You can also change the order of columns by clicking on the sprint name to drag and drop it into your desired location.

Add features to a Sprint plan roadmap

There are three different ways to add a feature to a Sprint plan roadmap:

  1. Add the feature via a release group column on the Features board. (See Help Center article here.)
  2. On a feature detail view, scroll down to the release group field. Click on the release group which contains your sprints and select or create the desired sprint.
  3. On the Sprint plan roadmap, click the [+] sign to add or create a new feature within that sprint.

How to organize your Sprint plan roadmap

  1. Click Settings to open up the settings menu.
  2. Click Swimlanes to organize your roadmap horizontally.
  3. Toggle Effort to display story points on each feature card.
  4. Click on the People section and select which avatar you want to visualize on each feature card - Owner, Teams, or Custom Member field.
  5. Scale and Enterprise plans: Toggle Objectives to display any objectives associated with that feature.
  6. Toggle Show hidden cards to display feature and subfeature cards which have been manually hidden from contributors.
  7. Toggle Show subfeatures to display associated subfeature cards.

Organize by hierarchy


  1. Click on Settings in the top right corner to access additional organization options.
  2. Select Hierarchy to group feature ideas by their relevant components or sub-components.
  3. Click the down-facing caret on a component or sub-component to hide or expand its associated features.

Organize by objectives (Scale and Enterprise plans)


  1. Click on Settings in the top right corner to access additional organization options.
  2. Select Objectives to group feature ideas by their relevant objective.
  3. Toggle Priority to display how important this feature is towards the overarching objective.
  4. Toggle Team to display the team associated with the overarching objective.
  5. Click the down-facing caret on an objective to hide or expand its associated features.
  6. Drag and drop your objectives to adjust the order in which they're displayed

How to share or export your Sprint plan roadmap


  1. After making any configuration changes, click Save roadmap. You will see confirmation once your roadmap changes have been saved, and the Save button will now read Share.
  2. Click Share to configure your roadmap sharing settings.
  3. Click Print to print your roadmap.
  4. Click Export to image to generate a PNG of your roadmap.

When to use a Sprint plan roadmap

Sprint plan roadmaps are good for:

  • You guessed it: sprint planning. Get as granular as you need! Display metadata like owner or effort so you can see at a glance whether your workload is getting distributed evenly. Don't worry about keeping it high-level: this is for your team's eyes only.

Sprint plan roadmaps might not be good for:

Learn more about using Sprint plan roadmaps

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