Add stories and issues from the Kanban board

You can quickly create a new story or issue directly from the Kanban board.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*
Adobe Workfront license*
Work or higher
Access level configurations*

Worker or higher

Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

Object permissions

Manage access to the task or issue

For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects.

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

Create new story or issue from the Kanban board

  1. Click the Main Menu icon in the upper-right corner of Adobe Workfront, then click Teams.

  2. (Optional) Click the Switch team icon Switch team icon , then either select a new Kanban team from the drop-down menu or search for a team in the search bar.

  3. Click Add on the right side of the Kanban board and select New Story or New Issue.

  4. In the New dialog box, add the following information:

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    Name (Required) The name of the story or issue.
    Description A description of the item.
    Estimate The estimated number of hours or points for the item.
    Parent Project (Required) The project where the new story or issue is stored. Start typing the name of a project, then select it when it displays in the list.
  5. Click Add Story or Add Issue.