Defining Hierarchies

Articles on defining hierarchies between cards

Linking Cards

Published on 23 Aug 2021

By using the Linked Cards tab in a card you can add and view the various links like the Parent-Child link, Traceability link, or Dependency link. Once you click the Linked Cards tab, it displays the following options: Skip Ahead to: Parent-child Links Traceability Dependency Links Working with Parent-child Links You can perform the same […]

Tracking Card Progress Using Portfolio Lane

Published on 1 Aug 2021

In this article, we will help you understand how to track card progress using Portfolio Lane. Skip Ahead to: Overview Adding a Portfolio Lane to your Board Tracking Cards in the Portfolio Lane Enable Cycle Time Settings Overview Portfolio Swimlane is a special type of Smart Lane that you can use to visualize and manage […]

Defining Hierarchy Between Card Types

Published on 23 Jul 2021

In this article, we will help you understand how to define the hierarchy between the card types. Skip Ahead to: Overview Defining Hierarchy between Card Types Link Parent Card Type Link Child Card Type Overview SwiftKanban lets you define a parent-child relationship between different cards to define a hierarchy. This can be useful in situations […]

Quick Link Feature

Published on 31 Aug 2016

If you would like to quickly create a parent-child card hierarchy on the Kanban board, then the Quick Link is a great feature that instantly helps you build that hierarchy. To create the parent-child link, you don’t have to navigate to the Linked Cards section, instead just need to press control and select the card, […]

Defining Card Hierarchies

Published on 1 Jun 2016

SwiftKanban provides several features for you to model hierarchical data – such as Programs (with Projects and Sub-Projects), Portfolios of (Strategic/ Corporate) Initiatives and Projects, or even simpler hierarchies such as Themes – Epics – User Stories or Release – Sprints – User Stories, etc. Each of these contains parent cards – and one or […]

Working with Card Creation and Hierarchy Import using Microsoft® Excel

Published on 17 Mar 2015

You can use SwiftKanban to create new card, map relationship hierarchy among new and existing cards in a Microsoft® Excel file, and import that file into SwiftKanban. This import feature significantly reduces time and effort when you plan for a mass update or data transfer between SwiftKanban and third-party tools like Atlassian® JIRA. Following are […]

Creating Parent Child Hierarchy on Board

Published on 22 Oct 2013

You can use SwiftKanban to define a parent-child hierarchy among cards. Parent-child hierarchies in Kanban are constructed from a single parent card having multiple child cards.  You can build the hierarchical relationship by: Creating new parent or child card and establishing their relationship with an existing card Establishing hierarchical relationship between existing cards Note: Following […]