Creating New workflow, project, and statuses


I need to create a new project with it's own board. This project needs to have a new issue type and workflow with all new statuses. I have created the board and have made a custom workflow with new statuses and transitions, but I have seemed to perhaps do this in the incorrect order as I cant seem to piece it all together. 


A little information on the most efficient order of things would be appreciated. 

1 answer

This is what I usually do in circumstances like that:

  1. Create the new Issue Type
  2. Add the Issue Type to the Issue Type Scheme
  3. Create the new workflow
  4. Add the workflow to the Workflow Scheme for the new issue type
  5. Map the new statuses to the Board's columns

Are you sure the custom workflow you've created has been placed in the Workflow Scheme of the project for that new issue type? If so, did you configure your board to have the statuses in corresponding columns?

I created the new issue type, added it to the scheme, but I am running into a workflow issue. My columns are not in the correct order when I view the board. This might be because I created a business board instead of a scrum/kanban board. I seem to have given up the power to configure the columns with this choice. 

Not sure what the rules are for Business boards, I'm on JIRA 6. But it would be weird if that board can't be configured. When you go in Board / Configure / Columns, you really can't edit what's in there? Can you add a screenshot? 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Teodora [Botron]
Published Feb 15, 2018 in Marketplace Apps

Jira Inferno: The Nine Circles of Jira Administration Hell

If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...

1,138 views 6 19
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot