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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:


It is based on my diagram below:


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:

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 :)






1 answer

Hi @Joshua Buchanan ,

You must enable Kanban Backlog as mentioned in this article

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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