Task Board

A chart that presents, at minimum, “to do”, “in progress”, and “done” columns for organizing a team’s work. Some teams include their backlog as a column on the task board, while others limit it to work to be performed during the current iteration. Ideally, the task board is a physical thing, consisting of note cards or sticky notes affixed to a wall, although distributed teams may use an online task board application. The task board may illustrate tasks or other forms of work such as user stories. In Scrum, the task board is often used to illustrate the tasks for the current sprint, populated with tasks for the current sprint, while other Agile teams may populate it with user stories.

See also: KanbanBig Visible Charts

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