How do I create, edit, and delete teams

How to create a new team: 

In order to create a new team go to the Teams tab at the main navigation pane. At the top right corner click on Add Team

You need to be viewing "All Teams" in order to add a team. If you don't see the option to "Add Team", change your view to "All Teams" as seen below.

In the “Add Team” dialog, assign a name for the team (must be unique), edit the team’s initials if necessary, select the team’s preferred color and finally select the team members. If this team is new in the organization and doesn’t have work history uncheck “Get team’s history”.

Otherwise, leave this checkbox checked. Click on “Save” in order to add the team. Teams are not mutually exclusive and you can assign the same members to different teams.

It takes a few minutes for all the team’s data to be populated.

Connect Project Management to your Team

Once your team is created you can link your Jira or Shortcut boards to each respective team, and see their progress rolled up into projects as the team works. Read more here: How do I connect project management boards to a team?

How to Edit / Delete a Team 

In order to edit or delete a team simply click on the  (more) icon next to each team raw. From the menu select the option (Edit or Delete). 

If you edit a team you can change its name, initials, avatar color, or team members. 

If you change team members it might take a couple of minutes to update the team’s metrics.

Teams Views:

Once teams are added. You can view team metrics in 2 areas of the LinearB app. 

  1. Main Dashboard - Contributors widget - In the contributors’ widget you can see "work in progress" (WIP), Done and reviews counts for teams (as well as individuals). You can click on the team name in order to see the team members and metrics for each member of the team.
  1. Team Dashboard - After a team is created a team dashboard will be generated showing just activity for these team members. Here you can find the active and completed branches for this team, a team cycle time and work breakdown metrics, and more. Read more about teams dashboards here: How to work with a team dashboard

  1. Teams Page  - Within the Teams page, you can see key metrics for each team (as well as individuals). You can sort by each one of the metrics and filter the list of the teams in order to compare a limited number of teams. You can click the team’s name and get the members of the team with their metrics. 

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