How many steps(statuses) can be included in a workflow before it's not considered simplified? I know a simplified workflow is essentially a scrum board with a few steps(open,in prog.,closed) that you can drag issues across, but can you have four or five steps with that same set up and ability?
If your project was created together with a board via the GreenHopper 'Getting Started' page, it will probably use a simplified workflow that:
However, you can always create your own workflow and simplify it or if you already have the default simplified workflow for that project, add new statuses from within GreenHopper. :)
You can see more about this here: Using GreenHopper Simplified Workflow.
"Simplified" refers to how it works, not it's actual complexity. I'm not sure that "simplified" is the best choice of words for what this function does. Basically, you can have as many, or as few status as you need. The "simplified" bit refers to "there is no actual workflow, you can got from any status to any other", with basic and standard conditions, validations and post-function. Also, system admins don't get involved any more - *project* admins can define the columns
One of our mob has already defined a "simplified" flow with nearly 30 status. Works really well for what they're doing...
...It's true that there are projects in Jira; but they are merely a way to cut off issues, to tell them apart from other sections of work and to apply rules that are specific to that team (the schemes)....
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