10X: Create Impediments/Blockers

Impediments represent anything that impedes or can impede the team delivery. There are two types of impediments: a story impediment that blocks a certain story, and a team impediment that blocks a certain team. 

To create a story impediment:

  1. Select Team from the left menu bar.
  2. Under the Manage section of the menu bar, select Impediments; the Impediments page displays.
  3. On the toolbar (top-right of the page), click the Add Impediment button.
  4. Type the name and description of the impediment in the corresponding boxes.
  5. Select the priority and status of the impediment from the corresponding drop-down menus.
  6. Select Story Impediment as the impediment type.
  7. To add a story that is blocked by this impediment, start typing the text in the Find Story box to search for it. You can search by story’s ID, name, or tags.
  8. Click Save & Close.

To create a team impediment:

  1. Select Team from the left menu bar.
  2. Under the Manage section of the menu bar, select Impediments; the Impediments page displays.
  3. On the toolbar (top-right of the page), click the Add Impediment button.
  4. Type the name and description of the impediment in the corresponding boxes.
  5. Select the priority and status of the impediment from the corresponding drop-down menus.
  6. Select Team Impediment as the impediment type.
  7. Select the team that is blocked by this impediment and the sprint from the corresponding drop-down menus.
  8. Click Save & Close.

 

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