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Allow comments/replies on user stories

Mário Melo 6 years ago • updated by Matthew O'Riordan (Founder) 6 years ago 4
It would be nice if the comments on user stories were threads of discussion. This would allow teams that work at distance to improve collaboration over sprint itens, specially those where someone is stuck. It also would help to keep a history of the decisions made to solve the problems encountered.
Answer
Thanks for the suggestion.

To be honest, when we designed the product we intentionally did not intend for the product to be a collaboration tool.  We felt that when implementing agile, one to one communications and people over systems is where the focus should lie.  easyBacklog is meant for scrum masters and product owners, not for the agile team themselves.  Thus we provide all the tools a scrum master / product owner would need, setting up backlogs, assign stories to sprints (after or during the planning meeting), reporting on project progress as opposed to sprint progress which should really be done on a board shared with the team.

We'll certainly consider this for future versions should it become apparent that lots of people need this functionality, but for now unfortunately, we are going to have to leave this request under review.

Thanks again for the feedback.