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Story estimation on Kanban backlog

I want to have the estimation component (number in grey circle) on the Kanban backlog board (Estimation.png). When i add it as a story point field it doesn't appear in the grey circle, it doubles the size of each ticket and just adds a number below. (See Kanban.png). 





How it currently is working:Kanban.png

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That functionality is currently not availible with the Kanban backlog.


If you compare documentation for Kanban and Scrum, you will see this is not one of the listed functionalities.

Thank you for your answer. Would be great if they could add it as functionality 

I doubt it will ever happen - the area at the top right is for the estimation statistic, which can only ever be one value.

i am with all the other users on this topic who are requesting the estimation option. 

It would be very helpful to being able to add estimations to Kanban issuers. 

Agree - it would be extremely useful to show the estimate on the kanban backlog, helps with prioritisation.

I would like to have the same functionality to have estimations in Kanban-Board. It helps you visualize effort on tasks on a glance. Also the estimation statistics would be great in an environment when you can't run "full scrum".

That would be very useful for me as well.

I've lost faith in Atlassian ever doing something the community is actually keen on.

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I would love to have the little gray circle with estimation (we use it for business value) in the Kanban board.

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Incredible that this isn't available by default and that they haven't added yet with Kanban practices as defined by LKU/David Andersen growing across the industry - Kanban isn't just first in first out, policies dictate work, and estimation, while not required in a WIP-centric model, nevertheless can be utilized for planning and replenishment.

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I updated my cards to include the Time Tracking, then set the backlog to show Original Estimate, which is not exactly what is requested, but it helps.

It is definitely a must have feature

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This topic is two years old and still nothing has happened

This topic may be two years old, but there are suggestion tickets with Atlassian that are over seven years old!

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JIRA Server:

Please, if you come to this post, please also vote for the above suggestions so that Atlassian can get a clearer idea of the number of people who would like this added.

EDIT: please also vote for this more specific feature suggestion that was raised in 2017: It matches this question exactly.

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