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How should a daily stand up meeting be performed in Kanban?

There aren't any Kanban-specific rules for how to run a standup. The concept of a regular - often daily - synchronization meeting exists in a number of methodologies and frameworks, and the same ...
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Kanban standup with no blockers/stoppers

Identifying blocked work isn't the only thing that can or should be done in a daily standup. It's a good opportunity for the team members to align on what everyone is planning to do, if someone will ...
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Trying to configure 2 swimlanes in Jira to be similar

If you really want to do this, you could base the swim lanes on queries. And use either a label or the flagged field to decide if something should be in the On Hold swimlane or not.
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How to break down work in Kanban?

In Kanban, how can we break down work? You first need to answer In Kanban, why do I break down work? Is there any specific reasons to break down the work? How would this help your team? Then, for ...
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estimating time for a step that has batch process in project management

TL;DR It really just depends on what information you're trying to communicate. In the end, the kanban is simply yielding data points. It's up to you and your organization to collaboratively determine ...
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Kanban how to deal with blockers and priorities

This board structure doesn't make sense. The columns on a Kanban board represent the steps in the workflow. "Blocked" and "Unblocked" aren't steps in a workflow. You can identify ...
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Jira automatically assign based on column

You can create an automation rule that watches for the specific transition you are looking for, like awaiting approval to in progress, and assign the issue to a group. This article talks about the ...
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Jira automatically assign based on column

You can link an assignment to a workflow transition. For example, when a ticket is moved from Selected For Development to In Progress it follows a workflow transition. If you go in and modify your ...
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Jira release just an expedite issue

When you click the "Release" button on a company-managed Kanban board, you are choosing from a list of versions that are allocated to issues in that column. When you don't have versions ...
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How should a daily stand up meeting be performed in Kanban?

The daily stand-up meeting or a daily kanban meeting, should kick off your team's workday and lay out a basic strategy for completing tasks. Gather your team for a 15-minute update (an hour after the ...
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Kanban estimates in JIRA to calculate throughput

The Jira control chart will give you the average cycle time which will take into account the variability in ticket size. If you want to make more sophisticated calculations you could also use the Jira ...
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Kanban estimates in JIRA to calculate throughput

Don't worry about Jira, it doesn't have any magical ability to take your estimates and use them to predict throughput or lead times. Throughput is simply the number of tickets closed per week or ...
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JIRA Kanban board how to ignore spikes in release

A spike can be done, whether a release is planned or not. A release can be planned (and deployed) whether the spike is done or not. So they are independent entities. It does not make any sense to ...
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Kanban standup with no blockers/stoppers

"Daily Stand-Ups" Aren't Required Kanban is a pull-queue methodology that uses a board to visualize status. While your team may have borrowed the practice of daily stand-ups from XP or Scrum,...
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JIRA add definition of done to Kanban board

You can't directly embed this type of content into the board natively, and I'm not aware of any marketplace add-ons to help (but that doesn't mean one doesn't exist). You can, however, edit the ...
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How should tasks be named in the Kanban approach?

I strongly believe you're mixing up concepts, so I'll take some wild guesses here. In Scrum, the tasks would be named sprints. You may mean In Scrum, the goals are defined per sprint. Where the ...
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Flexible Kanban with JIRA

Sadly Jira only allows a status to be mapped to one column at a time. You could ask your JIRA administrators for a new workflow that includes the additional statuses you require. If the objection is ...
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Flexible Kanban with JIRA

You can't do what you want, and I'm not aware of any plugins that enable the functionality. The columns in the Kanban board are supposed to be an abstraction of the workflow, especially over all of ...
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How should I account for automated steps in Kanban board?

I don't think the problem is the automated steps, but the overall process flow. A few things to consider: It's not entirely clear on the differences between "Reviewing" and "...
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How to use Azure DevOps with Kanban

Here is the link to Kanban in DevOps As for your concern, "items with estimates that vary in size from 4 hours to 14 days, or 2 to 55 story points". I think it would be better if we could ...
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