I’m managing an Agile team project using Microsoft Teams – the new project management platform integrated with Office 365. Teams is a simple and useful project management tool but it’s new and light on features. Using Power BI, we want to show the hourly task burn-down for each two-week sprint. In JIRA and some other more mature project management platforms, the burn-down chart is a standard feature in the tool that shows the number of hours or story points remaining, compared to the estimated number for the sprint. Just as I began working on that, a client asked for some help creating a Pareto chart and it occurred to me that burn-down and Pareto charts are very similar variations of the same type of chart presentation. These are not so much chart types as they are a set of calculations and techniques for displaying a desired result.
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