I am the admin to my team-managed software project (Earlier called Next-gen?) When I view my board, it tells me I need to start a sprint. Except I don't see any way to add a sprint from my backlog. What is the check-list if items to enable me to start a Sprint? I was able to do this fine in other projects. Note: My Project Settings -> Features has everything enabled (roadmap/backlog/sprints/boards) except the Boards setting is not editable
From the Project Settings > Access page (where you see you are assigned to the Administrator role) click the Manage Roles button. You should get something like this:
Do you see "Administrator" more than once there? You should not. If you then click on Administrator it will show you a non-editable list of the permissions assigned to the Administrator role. That is where you should the option mentioned by @elizabeth_jones , but in this JIRA-created role it should already be selected and not editable.
Yeah it shows me as administrator with all rights and its not editable. One question that popped in my mind--would adding priority settings to each task disable sprints? Our team set priorities using the project settings -> tasks -> priority. Not sure if that disables sprints?
No, using the Priority field in the Task issues would not affect the ability to use sprints. However, I don't have the same options that you see for "project settings > tasks > priority". Can you provide a screen image of that?
At this point I would recommend you contact Atlassian Support directly about this issue. I've exhausted my knowledge in this area.
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