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Different workflows for different boards in the same project.

Hi I'm hoping someone can help with my problem. I have a project with a scrum board and a Kanban board. I have set up a workflow which works well for my scrum board, but I need to use a different workflow for the issues on my Kanban board. I have given the issues on the Kanban board a different issue type, but I can't seem to assign a different workflow to to those issues.

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Workflows are determined by issue type, not board, team or type of person using Jira.

To use different workflows, look to the project's "workflow scheme" - this tells the project which workflow to use for each issue type in the project (and has at a minimum a "default" to use for all issue types that you do not define in the scheme)

thanks @Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ , as new comer not had this consdieration

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Dave Mathijs Community Leader Jan 12, 2022

Hi @Marisa Harwood , first of all, Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

The typical question that pops up: Why would you have a different workflow depending on whether you follow via scrum or kanban?

In the Workflow Scheme, you can have different workflows for different issues types, f.e. a separate workflow for stories and tasks.

Please have a look at the following documentation page: Configure workflow schemes

Then, you would filter your scrum and kanban boards and assign each status to a column on the board. This would result in one issue type using the kanban board and another issue type using a scrum board.

Does this answer your question?

Thank you. I'll give that a go. 

The reason I need different workflows is because I have multiple teams. So, I need one workflow for the scrum team and a different one for BA's.

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