How to combine multiple Jira Boards in a single page view

By on Aug 27, 2017 in Interesting, Jira

Software Engineer at LiveAnswer
Enmanuel Corvo is a Software Engineer experienced in Web Applications Development. Huge fan of Wordpress and an active plug-in author who enjoys writing code and blog posts about anything related to technology. Enmanuel also helps provide cloud solutions and software integrations to enterprise and small business.
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Jira is by far the leading Project Management tool in the industry. It offers powerful and useful features to allow small or large teams manage their project/products more efficiently. In the software development industry it is also extremely popular, to the point that almost every developer I know has at one point in his/her career work in a company where they used Jira. In this short article we are going to discuss a specific configuration for Jira to make project management more effective and efficient. Combining Jira boards in a single view Jira provides the ability to create many boards to manage your team and resources. This is key in planning and organizing work load across the teams. Boards are custom and allow you to define queries/filters to your liking. However, one lacking feature with boards is the ability to combine them into one view. Why would you want to combine multiple boards in a single page view? The advantage of combining multiple boards into a single view If you manage multiple teams, sometimes the best thing to do is to create a board for each team. This gives you flexibility to manage each team independently and to track the average velocity per team. However, right of the bat there is an imminent problem; Sprint Planning can get tricky. With each board being isolated, it becomes difficult to see the big picture across all teams in active or future sprints. Unfortunately managing this using Jira alone is a pain in the rear. It means switching between...