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Discarded issues at the end of a sprint best practices

Hello,

 

I want to understand the best practice to handling discarded issues at a sprint's completion. Presently, when our team closes a sprint on a classic board, all issues that aren't in the status "Done" move to the next sprint or backlog based off the selection of the user. This is exactly what my team wants with the exception of issues with the status "Discard". We want discarded items to be captured as part of our sprint, but not move into the next sprint automatically.

 

Currently, our Discard status is a type of Done that also sets resolution to Done. My hope was that upon sprint completion, that all other issues move into a next sprint but Done and Discarded items.

 

Please advise and thanks for your guidance!

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Jira Software does not look at Resolution like Jira (core) does.  It looks at its "definition of done", which it sees as "the last column on the board".

Have a look at the board's column mapping.  For what you have said here, you need the status "Discard" and "Done" in the last column.

Thanks, I was not aware this was the rule. My assumption was that unmapped statuses on boards that were a form of Done and also resolved would be accounted for at the close of the sprint. Are you aware of any options if we don't want to see discard on the board when it is done, but still want it in reports and to have the same behavior as Done as the end of the sprint?

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