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Can we assign a subtask of a user story to sprint

I want to pull a subtask into a sprint , as the there could be multiple that could be completed in other sprints .

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Sub-tasks inherit the sprints from the parent. So you cannot change the sprint on a sub-task. If you know that the sub-tasks in the userstory won't be completed in the a sprint, you should probably consider splitting the story to a more granular level. 

Hii kalyani

The meaning of user story is work that will be compeleted in one if its subtasks wont be compeleted in the current sprint u must take the story back to backlog and use it in futur sprints but if u must use it in the current sprint based on priority, u must consider the story as epic cuz more than one sprint takes time.


Hi @kalyaani 

What problem are you trying to solve by having a story with sub-tasks that are worked on in different sprints?

For example, when there are dependencies between teams on a shared work item, consider instead making independent stories to manage the separate work...and each of those could be completed in specific sprints.

Or as another example, when a single team's work has implementation pieces (sub-tasks) that cannot occur in one time-boxed sprint, consider just making the pieces separate stories....and...consider how in the future the team could split the work into self-contained and valuable stories instead of "technical stories".

Best regards,


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