Using Epics as Themes..... or a better way to group user stories?

Hi,

I've been trying to find a good way to group like user stories. Themes seem to be the accepted Agile way of doing this. Theme's don't seem to be supported by Jira/Greenhopper but there are many posts by other users on the web encouraging users to substitue Epics for Themes to accomplish this goal. I'm by no means a purist so if this can work i'd love to do it..... problem is I can't figure out how to us Epics in this capacity eithers.

Again, i want to group like User stories together so that they can be easily filtered by group etc. Any help would be appreciated.

Very Best,

Jay Wightman - Aligned Global

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One way would be to use components , though components logically imply something else but it can be used as a workaround.

Thanks Vishwajeet. I looked at that option but unfortunately we need to use Components for thier intended purpose in the project I'm currently configuring. Perhaps that's a workaround for other projects though.

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