Jira might be a phenomenally powerful task-management tool. But if you don’t manage the platform correctly you can end up with a chaotic (and downright confusing) pile of issues.
And if that happens, you wind up with a seemingly never-ending backlog of jobs. At that point, it can be extremely difficult to get anything done at all. And you’ll find that the system starts to break down completely.
If you’re able to implement “feng shui” for your kanban boards, however, you’ll find that things run along like a well-oiled machine.
Here are seven simple steps to making yourself the zen-master of your Jira backlog.