I need to create a Kanban Board, but currently when I do, the only columns shown up are TO DO, IN PROGRESS, DONE. Instead of those, we'd like to display columns that would be based on the actual Sprint value of each issue. For example, currently our issues have sprints such as: BACKLOG, AUGUST 2020 SPRINT, NEXT-UP SPRINT.
Please advise for best way on how to create such board OR similar?
Kanban boards really don't work the way you're hoping for, unfortunately. There are some plugins that can allow you to do that, but I have no experience with them myself. I can't suggest one, either - though someone here may have one for you.
You can add any number of columns in the column section of the board settings, but you can't make tickets with the same status appear in multiple columns based on some other criteria on the same board, such as Sprint.
For example, let's say your story workflow is:
Backlog - Open - In Progress - Validate - Closed
and you have 3 columns - TO DO , IN PROGRESS, and DONE
You can put Open tickets in the TO DO column
In Progress in the IN PROGRESS column
Closed into DONE column
( You could put the other statuses anywhere, or nowhere. Your call)
What you can't do is have tickets in Open status appear in both TO DO and IN PROGRESS columns based on their sprint value, since the Open status can only appear in the TO DO column in our theoretical scenario.
Hopefully that makes sense, but if I've missed the crux of your question, please let me know.
Hey there Cloud Community members! We’re excited to give you the first glimpse of the new home for business teams on Jira — Jira Work Management. Jira Work Management is the next generation of J...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find an event
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.Host an event
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events