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Features group user stories and represent functionality customers will use. Multiple stories are typically assigned to a feature, and a feature fits within a single PI.

Create features from any page with the Create button in the top navigation bar.

Alternatively, if your work hierarchy does not use capabilities, use the epics page to create features:

If you’re using the new navigation:

  1. Select Portfolios in the top navigation bar and select the portfolio containing the program you want to create features for.
  2. On the sidebar, select Epics in the list of options; the epics page displays.

If you’re using the old navigation:

  1. Select Portfolio from the left Nav menu.
  2. Under the Manage section, select Epics; the epics page displays.

To create a feature if you do not use capabilities:

  1. Select the necessary epic on the epics page.
  2. On the Epic slide-out panel, under Features, add the feature’s name, type the estimate for the feature, select its state, and then click Add.
  3. Click Save & Close.

If your work hierarchy uses capabilities, use the capabilities page to create features:

If you’re using the new navigation:

  1. Select Solutions in the top navigation bar and select the solution containing the program you want to create features for.
  2. On the sidebar, select Capabilities in the list of options; the capabilities page displays.

If you’re using the old navigation:

  1. Select Solution from the left Nav menu.
  2. Under the Manage section, select Capabilitles; the capabilities page displays.

To create a feature if you use capabilities:

  1. Select the necessary capability on the the capabilities page.
  2. On the Capability slide-out panel, under Features, add the feature’s name, type the estimate for the feature, select its state, and then click Add.
  3. Click Save & Close.

Note: Add at least three features to create a proper hierarchy.

See also

Manage features

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