Milestone

Purpose

Milestone is used to boundary a Project Stage. A Milestone contains many Issues that we have to complete with a defined Due Date.

Stage

  • Open: Milestone have remaining un-closed Issues. You must complete to closed the Issues or Move them to another Milestone.
  • Upcomming: Milestone have Start Date in the future.
  • Expired: Milestone have Due Date in the past.
  • Close: Milestone is finished with all closed Issues.

Relationship

Principles

Principles 1: In delivery teams, GitLab Milestone is used to manage 1-week Sprint according to the following notice:

  • All Milestones take 1-week length, start from Monday and due on Friday, even we have holidays.
  • All Milestones are Group Milestone. Never using Project Milestone in Delivery Department.

Activity

Create a new Group Milestone

  • Step 1: Go to GitLab > Groups Open your Group/Team
  • Step 2: Go to Issue > Milestone > New Milestone
  • Step 3: Input Title, Description, Start Date on Monday and Due Date on Friday.
  • Notice: All Milestones take 1-week length, start from Monday and due on Friday, even we have holidays.
  • Tips: You can describe main target of a sprint by input to Description and Title of Milestone
  • Tips: In title of Milestone, you should have Due date or Start date so that you can quickly choose on planning.

Find Milestone

  • Step 1: Go to GitLab > Groups Open your Group/Team
  • Step 2: Find a Milestone by Name or Filter by Due/Start Soon/Later

Close a Milestone

  • Step 1: Go to GitLab > Groups Open your Group/Team
  • Step 2: Find a Milestone by Name or Filter by Due/Start Soon/Later
  • Step 3: Close any Expired Milestone have 100% Complete Closed Issue. If you have an Expired Milestone have under 100% Complete, you must Close all Issue of this Milestone, or Move them to another Milestone.

Discover a Milestone

  • Step 1: Go to GitLab > Groups Open your Group/Team
  • Step 2: Find a Milestone by Name or Filter by Due/Start Soon/Later*. Open one Milestone to Discover.
  • Step 3: You can discover list of Issues and their Stage.
  • Step 4: You can discover total time tracking of all Issue.

Sync Milestone to My Magestore

Your team Milestone is synchronized to My Magestore. To view list of Milestone on My Magestore: