Articles on kanban cards

Comment on a Card

Published on 5 Aug 2021

As a self-organizing team, you need to constantly communicate and negotiate in projects. In SwiftKanban, every card or a work-item has its own space for communicating. So when a team comes across a blocker, or needs to collaborate on a particular work, communication happens in the context of work. Any comments that you add while […]

Working with the Card Listing

Published on 4 Aug 2021

Introduction Other than viewing the cards in the SwiftKanban Board, you can also view them in the list format. The Card listing page in Swiftkanban helps you monitor cards in a group and view their status, estimates, priority, or any other attributes By default, the List view displays the cards on the Kanban board. You can select to […]

Create a Card

Published on 4 Aug 2021

Navigate to the Main Menu > Card Listing and select the card type to create cards. For example, Main Menu » Card Listing » User Stories. Create User Stories Create Defects Create Issues Create Custom Cards After defining the backlog, you can push them onto the board from the Backlog view or Kanban Board by […]

Searching a Card

Published on 31 Jul 2021

Solr Search SwiftKanban Solr Search is a smarter, faster way to find the cards you are looking for in the application. It is truly a Global Search, where every attribute of a card will be searched including custom attributes. This search will help you in finding specific cards across the SwiftKanban application. You can search […]

Working with Cards on Kanban Board

Published on 31 Jul 2021

Kanban board is the central place to execute your work based on your own workflow, where your work is visible as it flows while limiting work-in-progress. The SwiftKanban Board is a powerful and flexible real-time Kanban Board for executing projects based on visual management. It is designed such that it gives you visual cues to […]

Predicting Completion Date for Cards

Published on 29 Jul 2021

*** This is an Add-On licensed feature. Please contact us at [email protected] to know how to avail it. It is business-critical to have a clear idea about when you are likely to complete a given piece of work before you commit a date for it. Sometimes, the date may be given to you and you are required to […]

Dependency Links in Card

Published on 7 Aug 2020

In the new card layout, you can see the dependency of a card on other cards as well as the dependency of other cards on a particular card in the Dependency section of the card. This way, you don’t have to navigate to the Dependency Board each time to see the dependency of that card […]

Card Anatomy

Published on 7 Aug 2020

The card anatomy is designed to provide you more flexibility to choose and display flags, actions, and attributes that you use frequently on your card. We have organized these icons in such a manner that you can use more icons on a card in a clutter-free and organized way and quickly perform the most required […]

Applying Flags on Cards

Published on 20 Jun 2018

SwiftKanban offers you various types of flags as listed below; you can use one or more as appropriate: Manual: If you want to simply highlight a card for discussion. Risk: If you identify a risk with a card. Issue: If you identify an issue with a card. Block (or Blocker): If you are stuck for […]

Using the Upstream Kanban

Published on 8 Aug 2017

In today’s Agile and disruptive business ecosystem, it is critical to developing robust business models through more intelligent systems and processes. The delivery mechanism must significantly reduce the time between placing customer request and fulfilling it by committing and delivering exactly what is needed when it is needed, and in the exact amount needed. So, […]

Adding Card via E-mail

Published on 18 Jul 2016

SwiftKanban supports adding cards on a Kanban board via email and then adding attachments and comments in due course of time.  This feature is intended to help Support and Helpdesk teams, who get a lot of support tickets and issues reported to them via email.  With this feature, Support teams members using SwiftKanban for managing […]

Sorting and Filtering Cards

Published on 20 Oct 2011

You can sort cards in the List view, navigate to Main Menu » Card Listing » Backlog) based on any column name by clicking the column heading. For example, to sort the backlog based on Rank, click the Rank column. The first time it sorts in an ascending order. If you click again, the backlog […]

Managing Card Attachments

Published on 20 Oct 2011

You can leverage the Attachment functionality in SwiftKanban to attach documents (including text files, spreadsheets, image files) to cards, and use them for future reference. Attaching multiple files has also been made easy as you can drag-and-drop or multi-select files to attach them to a single card. Moreover, you can also take a print screen […]

Exporting and Importing Cards

Published on 20 Oct 2011

In SwiftKanban, you can export cards from Kanban board to Microsoft® Excel .Once you have exported, you can later import these cards from the Excel file but using the Import feature. Not just cards, you can export and save the card hierarchy in an Excel sheet. You can further use this Excel sheet to import the card hierarchy. […]