In Kanban backlog page is not possible to see the in-progress issues but only the opened or reopened issues.
Anyway to have a similar to scrum board behaviour regarding this limitation?
Jira made epics borderline useless for kanban because their epic filter only shows issues in backlog and the backlog+board status. As a result there is no way to rank issues within an epic and release planning is extremely difficult. There's also no way to see the whole epic other than opening the epic, but in there you cant re-rank issues and cant look at other epics quickly. Also most of the reports in scrum projects are missing from kanban for no reason. I'm not sure what Jira's intention is for their kanban situation nor who uses it effectively but I dont see any good use case for their very weak implementation of it.
The scrum boards show open sprints, as you sometimes want to move items in or out of them. Kanban doesn't have sprints, so you don't need that
There's no point in having in-progress things in a backlog - by definition, a backlog is stuff you have not started. You might as well forget the backlog if you're just going to use it for everything.
I don't disagree with you but it may be useful in order to review all the in-progress issues before selecting the next-one to work on, because the only other option for someone is to do it through the Kanban board or by searching, which it's not so convenient.
I am not trying to say that this is a must, but it would be helpful for our workflow and especially for reviewing the in-progress issues. It could also be an option or be adjustable through a filter button.
I don't use the Kanban Backlog feature much but just the other day I turned this on for a project using the "To Do" column for the backlog. I was a bit perplexed to find on the Backlog board that the "In Progress" actually showed there. There are two sections "In Progress" and "Backlog" each collapsable.
So I agree w/ Nic that there would seem to be no reason to have In Progress on the Backlog board since it show on the Kanban board. But it is there at least for me.
Thank you all for your answers!
Independently of the aspect of usefulness, I have found why I can't see in-progress issues. The reason relates to the workflow I use. I have both backlog and todo states in our workflow and it seems that the UI backlog is implemented to show only the next transition state of the backlog. So, I guess that this is the reason I only see the todo state in the screen similar to Jack's
I actually just ran into this similar issue as well. The problem is the kanban board just shows the next status transition, as @Orestis Fainekos mentioned previously. As you can see in the attached screenshots below, we have Planned and In Progress statues, but only the Planned status issues will show on the Backlog and not also the In Progress issues.
I have the same problem as described in this page.
I understand that only the very next status is shown in 'backlog' visualization.
The issue is that the 'epics panel' and 'versions panel' is not visible in the 'kanban board' visualization (the columns view) and having it available in the 'backlog view' is much unuseful since it contains only a part of the items a team is monitoring.
How can I take advantage of Epics in a Kanban Board if I cannot easily filter by Epic?
I do not consider a feasible solution creating a quick filter for every epic.
Any suggestions from Atlassian team?
I believe that a screenshot won't help things out, as is something which is missing and cannot be highlighted is some obvious way.
I'll try to explain it better. Issues that are in-progress state are not displayed at all in Kanban backlog in contrast to Scrum backlog. This very possible must be by design but I would like for my team to have a behaviour similar to Scrum board, speaking for that issue.
When to use CSV importer When managing your processes in Jira, there are many occasions where you need to create a lot of tasks. Creating them one by one will cost you a lot of time and effort and i...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find an event
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.Host an event