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Kanban vs Scrum Workflow Conditions

Hi - some of our teams are using Scrum and some are using Kanban.

In the case of Scrum I would like to implement a workflow constraint that an issue cannot be moved to 'In Progress' unless it is assigned to a sprint. This is easy enough to do by preventing the issue from progressing if the sprint field is null, but then issues on the Kanban board cannot be moved to 'In Progress'. 

Is there a way to accomplish this? We are using JMWE.

Thanks.

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There's no way to do this, because it is self-contradictory.

Look at the underlying data.  You have an issue, which makes its way through a workflow. 

You're asking for a validator to stop it going through to in-progress, but also one that will allow it to go to in-progress at the same time.  This is the problem, you need to decide whether to block it or not.

The boards here are an irrelevance - they are a display of a selection of issues that allow you to transition them by dragging between columns.  Whatever the type of board, there's only one issue here so you can't have two contradictory validators.

Hi @Sheri Morita

With jmwe you need to use a fields required validator for the sprint field in the transition that goes to "in progress".

Link: https://www.innovalog.com/videos/37-jmwe-cloud-videos/257-workflow-validators-for-jira-cloud

I agree with @Nic Brough _Adaptavist_

I misread the original question.

Like Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ likes this

Thanks. I figured out a way to do it. I can create a constraint based on which team an issue is assigned to. 

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