Articles on kanban cards

Move Parent Card Automatically

Consider a parent card having many child cards linked to it. As a part of the development life cycle, the parent card needs to traverse through various stages before it gets completed. At every stage, there are a couple of child cards that need to be completed before the parent card moves from one stage […]

Predicting Completion Date for Cards

*** This is an Add-On licensed feature. Please contact us at to know how to avail it. It is business critical to have a clear idea about when you are likely to complete a given piece of work before you commit a date for it. Sometimes, the date may be given to you and you are required […]

Create a Card

 You can go to the Board > Cards and select the card type to create cards. For example, SwiftKanban Demo » Cards » User Stories. Create User Stories Create Defects Create Issues Create Custom Cards After defining the backlog, you can push them onto the board from the Backlog view or Kanban Board by clicking the Add to Board […]

Discarding and Aborting Cards

In today’s agile and disruptive business ecosystem, it is critical to developing robust business models through more intelligent systems and processes. The delivery mechanism must significantly reduce the time between placing customer request and fulfilling it by committing and delivering exactly what is needed when it is needed, and in the exact amount needed. So, […]

Adding Card via E-mail

SwiftKanban supports adding cards on a Kanban board via email and then adding attachments and comments in due course of time.  This feature is intended to help Support and Helpdesk teams, who get a lot of support tickets and issues reported to them via email.  With this feature, Support teams members using SwiftKanban for managing […]

Printing Card Details

The printing feature gives you the capability to share your card details in a PDF format. The PDF Content is displayed in the format as in the Details view of the card. By default, the PDF file name is as per the card ID. You can open it to view only or save it on […]

Searching a Card

Searching a Card on your board or across multiple boards is very simple and quick. You can search a card by entering the search string against the attribute in the ‘Search’ box available on the top-right corner of the application. A card is first searched in the context of the current board. If it does […]

Card Anatomy

The ‘Card’ layout in SwiftKanban is designed to fit your most generic requirements, giving you maximum information on the card.  Let’s take a quick look at the card anatomy. Accessing the features using Icons: We have organized the icons such that most frequently-used features are quickly accessible as icons. SwiftKanban presents you a clutter-free, yet […]

Sorting and Filtering Cards

You can sort cards in the List view (For example, from the Selected Board » Cards » Backlog) based on any column name by clicking the column heading. For example, to sort the backlog based on Rank, click the Rank column. The first time it sorts in an ascending order. If you click again, the […]

Defining Links Between Cards

SwiftKanban allows the definition of links between cards to indicate dependencies/ relationships using the ‘Linked Cards’ feature available on the cards. The links can be internal (on the same board) or external ( across boards). This is extremely useful, specially in software development. For example, after you set relationship between a user story to a […]