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RTC Widget filter hides iterations with no Work Items mapped


Alexander Burk (257) | asked May 04 '17, 6:34 a.m.

Hello all,

if I add a IBM provided widget (like Open vs. Closed work items) to a dasboard in RTC, I can select some iterations as a filter. But the provided list of iterations does not include iterations that have no work items mapped to them yet.

Is this behavior expected?

Best regards,
Alex Burk


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Alexander Burk commented May 05 '17, 8:29 a.m. | edited May 05 '17, 8:48 a.m.

similar problem: https://jazz.net/forum/questions/137528/rtc-plan-views-why-are-archived-iterations-still-visible-in-plan-view

an iteration needs an assigned work item to show up in the filter list


Ralph Schoon commented May 05 '17, 8:48 a.m.
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That is actually a completely different problem in a completely different set of domains.

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Ralph Schoon (60.9k33643) | answered May 05 '17, 8:53 a.m.
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The data warehouse will only know items that qualify to be collected. As an example I have often seen questions why specific information e.g. a team area is not available for choice in a report. Usually that was, because there was no data associated to the team area, so it got ignored.


I would also assume that specific widgets will be implemented to not show stuff that does not need to be shown.

I don't know which of the two possibilities are contributing in your case and I don't know how to find that out. 

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Alexander Burk commented May 08 '17, 3:31 a.m.

You're right. I think the link above was a mistake, I found a post (can't find it atm) where someone pointed out that there needs to be associated data in the DW for the iteration (or anything else) to show up.

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