Custom requirement's statuses, board order and custom link types

Monday, July 12, 2021


I am sure that different companies have different processes, so statuses of requirements should be cutomizable (as it is done for incdents in Spira). Like we may have a wish to have status "Estimated", another company may have a wish "my company best status" and etc. How is it possible to add a status that is only for particular Spira installation? We do not use status synchronization between tasks and requirements.

Related question is about status order on a Board. As it is not customizable we can not use Spira  Requirements Board view (we would like to have earlier statuses at the left of the board as it is a well-known best practice, but in our methodology status "Design in Proccess" is earlier than "Ready for Test" while on the board it is shown opposite).

Similar sitation is with association types.  It is normal to expect an ability to add our own association types in addition to these two that are out of the box: "related to", "depends on".

2 Replies
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
re: ilyapolyakov Monday, July 12, 2021

Thanks for the feedback. We are planning on making some near term changes to requirement statuses and boards:

  • Although we won't be allowing full customization of statuses in the near term, we will be allowing you to specify the order so the flow on the boards make sense.
  • We're looking at making some other usability enhancements specifically to the boards

Regarding Association types, the current plan is to enable several more built-in types that will let us be able to make the Gantt charts more automated with better dependency tracking. I've passed on your feedback for having customizable types.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
re: inflectra.david Monday, July 12, 2021

Are there any news when it is going to be implemented?

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