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Can you change the name of the different stages like "In Progress"; "Backlog", etc?

When you want to use the different steps as the different units in a company? Like the first step is for Sales, then the next one is for Presales, the upcoming one for ... etc. 

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Jack Community Leader May 28, 2019

yes of course. these are just statuses and you can add new statuses to meet your needs.



Jira calls these statuses, and they can be changed in the administration section. 


If you want to have different statuses for different units, you'll need different workflows. You would then have different statuses for those workflows.


For example:


Project: Sales

Workflow Scheme: Sales Workflow Scheme

For simplicity, the workflow scheme contains 1 workflow: the Sales Workflow

Sales Workflow looks like this (has the following statuses):


In Progress

Reviewing with Customer



And the workflow could transition like this:

Open -> In Progress -> Reviewing with customer -> Done


The other separate project could look like this:


Project: HR

Workflow Scheme: HR Workflow Scheme

Workflow: HR Workflow

HR Workflow looks like this:

To Do

In Progress





And transition like:

To Do -> In Progress -> Done -> Closed





When you are building these workflows, you can create new statuses that have unique names, and reuse the existing statuses. Then assign each workflow to a scheme, and each workflow scheme to a project.

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