Summary status of a project on the dashboard

Our team works on multiple projects simeltaneously and we employ a Kanban board to track and manage content. This also acts as the task board to report back to upper management and aid us during our standup meetings.

We now have a big project that we would like to use a separate Scrum board board. This board can contain the work items during a sprint cycle.

My question is - Is there a way to have one or a couple of task(s) on the main Kanban board which reports/links to the Scrum board? And, preferably, have it transition as the sprint tasks flow through.

This would let us have the main board still work as the single point of reference for status reporting.

Thanks in advance

1 answer

A Jira issue is "one" issue, no matter what board it is on. So if you just make sure that the filter on the boards include the issue, you will be able to see all transitions on both boards. E.g. "in progress" will be seen as "in progress" on both boards.

I understand that. But, what I would like to have is a detailed view on one board and then a summary. for eg. "Feature 1", "Feature 2" etc., on another (Kanban). Feature 1 might contain multiple "use case" scenarios, which will appear on the Scrum board.

I hope this is clear.

Then I believe the closest you get is by using epics. You track progress "per epic" based on the user stories that are are part of it. I do not know of anything in Jira supporting what you are after. Maybe others do.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Jan 08, 2019 in Jira

How to Jira for designers

I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...

1,225 views 5 10
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you