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Use active sprints

This page applies to company-managed projects only.

Learn more about the difference between company-managed and team-managed projects.

The Active sprints of a Scrum board displays the issues that your team is currently working on. You can create and update issues, and drag and drop issues to transition them through a workflow.

Before you begin

Use Active sprints of a Scrum board

Go to the Active sprints of your Scrum board.

Screenshot of an active scrum sprint in Jira Software Cloud

About Active sprints

  • An issue is visible if:

    • the issue's status maps to one of the board's columns,

    • the issue is in an active sprint (for Scrum boards), and

    • the issue matches the board's saved filter.

  • Subtasks are shown slightly indented, with their parent issue key shown above.

  • Each column maps to one or more Jira statuses. Swimlanes are based on criteria of your choice. Issues hidden by a Quick Filter are excluded from the swimlane count.

  • The board is refreshed every 30 seconds, if the browser window doesn't currently have focus. When you have focus on the window, it will show a message when there’s an update, asking you to refresh.

  • When the 'Days in column' indicator is enabled (via configuring columns), colored dots will show at the bottom of each issue, representing the number of days the issue has been in its current column. Hover over the dots to see the total number of days.

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