How can I rearrange (sort) entire sprints in Rapid Board Plan Mode?

As a product owner I am doing preplanning using sprints in the rapid board plan mode.

Sprint-A (Theme: Carnivors want to eat meat)

  • As a lion I want to find meat ...
  • As a tiger I want to eat ...

Sprint-B (Theme: Herbivores want to eat plant)

  • As a deer I want to find plants ...
  • As a giraffe I want to eat...

Let's say all stories are scoped and the size is adjusted to the team's velocity.
But now the Herbivores become more important to us and I want to move the entire Sprint-B up so that it is scheduled before Sprint-A.

I could not find a way doing this using drag and drop. The documentation does not mention this feature, see https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/GH/Using+Plan+Mode


The only workaround I found is

  • selecting all stories in Sprint-B
  • moving them up into Sprint-A
  • selecting all original Sprint-A storiers
  • moving them down into Sprint-B

But that's 4 steps rather than one step:

  • Move Sprint-B before Sprint-A

Any ideas?

8 answers

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2 years later..... this is STILL not offered as a simple feature.

The ability to reorder or reorganise sprints was shipped in JIRA Agile 6.6.11, please see the release notes at https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AGILE/JIRA+Agile+6.6.11+Release+Notes or documentation at https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AGILE/Editing+or+Reordering+a+Sprint#EditingorReorderingaSprint-Reorderingasprint The feature was tracked in issue https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/GHS-6131 and was resolved on 03/Nov/14.

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Hi Martin,

I've checked this but it seems that your current workaround is the best way even though it needs more manual steps.

I've raised a feature request for this here - https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/GHS-6131

Feel free to drop any comment if you have anything to add. Cast a vote on it will help to raise this request's popularity.

Regards,
Fahd

Thanks for adding the feature request. I added my vote to it.

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Sure would be nice to be able to do this!!!

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It wouldn't just be nice -- it goes without saying that a function like this should be in place...

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The ability to reorder or reorganise sprints was shipped in JIRA Agile 6.6.11, please see the release notes at
or documentation at
The feature was tracked in issue https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/GHS-6131 and was resolved on 03/Nov/14.
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It wouldn't just be nice -- it goes without saying that a function like this should be in place...!

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Agreed. Or at least implement functionality to start a sprint which is not at the top of the queue. Not asking to start multiple sprints, just to start any of the sprints.

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Seems that this will be implemented soon: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/GHS-6131

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