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This category includes the best practices of Kanban board, how to access it, and put it into action.
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Kanban board and how it works.

Key points. - What is Kanban Board? - The benefits of Kanban Board - How Kanban Board works. 1. WHAT IS A KANBAN BOARD? Kanban Board serves as a digital project management solution designed to enhance tasks, workflow, and project management for individuals and teams. It provides a virtual workspace for effectively categorizing tasks into “ to-do”, “In-progress, and “completed” stages, streamlining work management processes. 2. What are the Benefits of a Kanban Board - VERSATILITY: Kanban board can be used across various work types, from customer support, marketing campaigns, UX research notes, and lots more. - PRODUCTIVITY: Kanban board encourages teams to continuously improve processes and optimize work. it helps you and your team keep track of what needs to be done, what's currently being worked on, and what's already finished. - ACCOUNTABILITY: Team members can see the entire workflow and identify potential bottlenecks or delays. - VIRTUAL REPRESENTATION: Kanban board provides clear, virtual, and essential information about work. Making it easy to understand and avoid distraction or confusion. 3. How Does Kanban Board Works Traditionally, a kanban board consists of two basic elements, which are: - The organized columns: Several horizontal columns will be presented on a board, each standing for one specific workflow stage. Common column names include "To-Do," "In Progress," and "Done." NOTE: the column names can differ across the various work types. - Cards: Cards represent individual tasks, work items, or user stories. These cards are moved horizontally across columns as work progresses from one stage to another. Remember that Kanban is a flexible methodology, and its success depends on how well it aligns with your team's specific needs and workflows. Continuously refine your Kanban board and processes to optimize efficiency and productivity. For further guidance or questions, feel free to reach out to our support team, @support.crowdapp.io. We're here to help you make the most of your Kanban board experience.

Last updated on Apr 16, 2024

How to filter cards

Key points; - What is a filter? - How to filter you cards on Kanban board - Frequently asked questions 1. What Is Filter? A filter is a tool or feature that allows you to selectively display specific cards or items based on certain criteria or conditions. Filters help users focus on the most relevant information, especially when dealing with a large number of cards or tasks. 2. How To Filter Your Card On Kanban Board You can filter your card by clicking on the “filter by” on the upper right side of your board. There are categories to filter your card, which are; Filter by low priority: You can filter your card by low priority. Filter medium priority: You can filter your card by medium priority. Filter by high priority: You can filter your card by high priority. Assigned to me: You can filter cards by the ones assigned to you to work on. Created by me: You can filter cards by the ones that were created by you. After selecting the criteria, your board will be adjusted, and only the cards under your selected filter will be visible, and others will be temporarily hidden from view. 3. Frequently Asked Questions - Question: "My cards have disappeared from the Kanban board. What happened?" - Solution: Check if you accidentally archived or deleted the cards. If not, ensure that you have applied the correct filters or search criteria to display the cards. - Question: "I can't move cards between columns. What's wrong?" - Solution: Confirm that the card's status aligns with the rules set for the board. Ensure you have the necessary permissions to edit the board. - Question: "I can't access the Kanban board or make changes. What should I check?" - Solution: Verify that you have the appropriate permissions to edit the board. - Question: "Card data, such as descriptions or due dates, is incorrect. What can we do?" - Solution: Review the card details for accuracy. If there are discrepancies, edit the card and update the information. Ensure that team members are entering data correctly.

Last updated on Jan 31, 2024