I am curious to the information and level of detail that people are storing on Kanban cards?
Or beter yet some templates of how they are put together.
For reference here is a description of a Kanban Card http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanban_cards
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Why not apply Kaizen to your Kanban cards?
Start with the smallest thing that gives you value - probably a title, so you can identify what the card represents. Get feedback from the team about the next most important thing that's missing. Add that.
Repeat. Stop when adding information would no longer be an improvement. The team should feel comfortable with suggesting the removal of information when it's no longer needed, too.
You may also want to include the input of other stakeholders, if they use your board for status, etc.
The short answer is: any information that is valuable and important enough to waste some place on the card. On every board it will be different.
You may consider:
There is also information you want to put on the card temporarily:
Just look at what others do:
Personally, i like to put the short description, category, different colors for components, and some details about key people. The rest of the area is used to write things like progress and others notes.