In this article, we will discuss following things:
- How to access Backlog?
- Quick Guide
- Backlog Overview
- Working with Backlog Estimating
How to Access Backlog?You can access Backlog from the top navigation menu. Once landed on the Backlog, select your desired Project from the top left corner. You can add new User Stories in the Backlog by clicking on Add User Story dropdown.
2. Quick Tour GuideWhen you land on any page at Yodiz, you’ll find a small information icon at the right bottom. Clicking on it will provide you all the necessary information about the board and how to work with it.
3. Backlog Overview
Backlog board useful features are listed below:
3.1 Columns in BacklogThere are few default columns in Backlog including Priority, ID, Title, Status, Responsible and Estimated Story points of Items. You can add any available field as a new columns to your Backlog from columns dropdown located on right side of Filterbar.
3.2 Drag & Drop ItemsUser Stories in the Backlog can easily be dragged and dropped vertically to change the position number or priority of User Stories in Backlog. The Items with maximum number of stars as priority will automatically be shown at the top of list. Multiple Items can also be dragged and dropped by selecting them via the checkbox provided at the left side of every Item in Backlog.
3.3 Search and FiltersYou can search and filter your entire Backlog Board. Searches can be performed on various criteria such as, Item ID, Tag or Title as well as Responsible and Creator. Click on Apply Filter after filling in your criteria and you’ll be shown the relevant results. Find more details of using Filters: Search and Filter
3.4 Right Navigation Panel (Activity feeds & Settings)Right Navigation Panel on Backlog board provides multiple functionalities.
- Activity Feeds
3.5 Star Priority of ItemsThe Items with highest priority are shown at the top. You can also use drag and drop functionality to change position and priority of Items.
Note: When you drop any Item, its priority will be updated as per the priority of Item being replaced.