Story or Task in the sprint?

Since JIRA didn't implement a Epic - Story - Task hierarchy. Shall we put Story or Task in the sprint backlog? In other tools like RTC, you can add anything and they will be organized as a tree structure.


2 answers

1 accepted

@Jirong, as @Timothymentions you have to use regular JIRA links in order to build the hierarchy under the Story.

There are 3rd party add-ons like the Links Hierarchy plugin which might help you a lot to plan and track such hierarchies from Agile.

An example showing how to relate all the issues in a hierachy of linked issues to a sprint by using the standard bulk tool:

Hope this helps.

I liked so much this solution that I've uploaded to Youtube too :)

0 votes
Timothy Chin Community Champion Jan 09, 2014

Epic -> Story -> (Issue Type) using Issue Linking?

This won't work. I moved stories into the sprint, but the tasks linked to the stories are still in the backlog.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Teodora [Botron]
Published Thursday in Marketplace Apps

Jira Inferno: The Nine Circles of Jira Administration Hell

If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...

920 views 5 18
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot