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How do I add More Workstreams to a Jira Board?

Currently, the default workstreams are Backlog, To Do, In Progress and Done.

This is not enough for my projects.

 

What I need are more categories, and a further dissection of workstreams into multiple columns. E.g. Product Backlog > broken into New, Approved and Estimated/Assigned, To Do > Ready for Development, In Development > broken into Doing, Ready for Review/UAT, In Review/UAT > broken into Doing, Completed, For Acceptance by Stakeholders, Finished > broken into Ready for Documentation/Archival, Documented/Archived

 

Alternatively, under each category, there is a need to assign a Status (i.e. Backlog, To do, In Progress, Done). How do I add more statuses which can mitigate the need to add more categories. Currently, they cannot be added due to a lack of statuses.

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Jack Community Leader Mar 29, 2021

you cannot add status categories. Given what you have stated you might consider creating a “sub-status” custom field that is a drop down single select. The question is do you need to have multiple custom fields or would a single one work. The other solution would be to make everything a status but that is messy IMO.

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