[openstack-dev] [storyboard] Prioritization?

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Mon Sep 24 23:31:17 UTC 2018

Jeremy Stanley <fungi at yuggoth.org> writes:

> On 2018-09-24 18:35:04 -0400 (-0400), Doug Hellmann wrote:
> [...]
>> At the PTG there was feedback from at least one team that
>> consumers of the data in storyboard want a priority setting on
>> each story. Historically the response to that has been that
>> different users will have different priorities, so each of them
>> using worklists is the best way to support those differences of
>> opinion.
>> I think we need to reconsider that position if it's going to block
>> adoption. I think Ben's case is an excellent second example of
>> where having a field to hold some sort of priority value would be
>> useful.
> The alternative suggestion, for teams who want to be able to flag
> some sort of bucketed priorities, is to use story tags. We could
> even improve the import tool to accept some sort of
> priority-to-tag-name mapping so that, say, when we import bugs for
> Oslo their oslo-critical tag is applied to any with a critical
> bugtask, oslo-medium to any with medium priority tasks, and so on.
> Not all teams using StoryBoard will want to have a bucketed priority
> scheme, and those who do won't necessarily want to use the same
> number or kinds of priorities.

That came up as a suggestion, too. The challenge there is that we cannot
(as far as I know) sort on tags. So even if we have tags, we can't
create a list of stories that is ordered automatically based on the
priority. Maybe there's a solution to that?


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