How long does it take you to complete a task or project? Answers to this question will help you to monitor deadlines and team effectiveness. Forecasting and planning are top actions on the “to-do list” for agile managers. While some teams love to use velocity and story points, others like more real-world options based on time. Analyzing cycle time and time is the way to go. What is the difference between them? We’ll cover it in this article, as well as the tools you can apply to measure lead and cycle time in Jira.