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Kanban: Workflow & Columns

Hey all, 

I'm not sure if I should split this into different tickets, but here it goes.

Recently, I have migrated my Editorial Team to Kanban.
In theory, it seems simple - however, I seem to be having some problems with my workflow, which is breaking my Kanban board.

It is worth noting that my project is shared with multiple boards and delivery leads (around 6 of them, using both Scrum and Kanban).

 

I've broken up my columns into the following:
https://gyazo.com/6a414f8fc0c5d71860c3f984623f5f59

 

It is based on my diagram below:
https://gyazo.com/80268d34eb8b33994049ad4b6f27918b

 

However, what I have noticed is that whenever I create a task, it simply goes into 'To Do' as opposed to Backlog, where we want to run check's to ensure it is actually ready to be worked on. 

From this I figured I would need to ultimately update our Workflow so that it comes before To Do - am I right?

Here is a screen of our workflow:
https://gyazo.com/5d4e5b757f9634d8dc6d067fc74f6e2d


What I also figured was that to match my diagram above, I would have to alter our workflow accordingly, which would mean that it would change all the board's flow wouldn't it? As you can't have different workflows on the same Profect can you? 

 

Any help would be hugely appreciated :)

 

Cheers,

 

Josh

 

1 answer

Hi @Joshua Buchanan ,

You must enable Kanban Backlog as mentioned in this article

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwareserver0813/using-your-kanban-backlog-1027134842.html

You can have different workflows in a project

Can have only one workflow for an issue type

Different boards in a project.

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