Using Custom Annotations

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We’ve added a new feature to customize your boards even more. CardBoard now supports custom annotations. Annotations provide a clear visual to the front of your cards to give your board more ways to collaborate real-time, visualize your stories, and give your team more shared understanding. To use custom annotations, head up to the settings icon. Scroll down to the …

New Folders and My Boards

Get Organized with Folders

After creating several boards, you might come to the realization that you wished you had a better way to organize your boards. Several customers reached out to us asking for this capability. So, we are pleased to announce that you can now create folders in CardBoard to better organize your content. CardBoard is the first in the online diagraming and …

Using Empathy Maps to Better Understand Your Customers

What is an Empathy Map? An empathy map is an additional template offered inside CardBoard that your team can use to gain deeper understanding and insight into your customers. Much like user personas, an empathy map also represents a group of users or customer segment. According to the Nielsen Norman Group, empathy mapping is the first step in the design …

Selective Sync with JIRA

With the new Selective Sync feature, you now have control over which cards you decide to sync with JIRA. It’s really simple. You use your mouse to select the cards, then right click on them and chose whether you want to sync them as epics or stories in JIRA. This give you a lot of flexibility in how you build …

Addition to Templates: 5 New Templates for you!

We want to push our product beyond just providing User Story Mapping and in to a digital white-boarding space for you and your team. As a result we have added 5 new template offerings in to CardBoard. Continue reading to see what we’ve added. Freeform Canvas With the Freeform Canvas you can place items anywhere. Items are not grid aligned …

Quick Create Cards

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Adding cards to your board is the most frequently used feature in CardBoard. However, the larger your boards get, the further you have to drag cards on to boards, meaning more of your time is taken up. Our goal at CardBoard is to create the quickest, easiest way to visualize your products. Therefore, we’ve added an even faster way to …

Changing the Font Size on Cards

change card size

Text too small on the cards or would you like to fit more content on the cards? Follow these simple steps to change the font size of the text on the cards: Sign in to your CardBoard account Open a board Click the settings icon Locate Change Card Font Size Select Back to board and you will see the new …

Free Text Updates!

You requested several enhancements to the Free Text feature, so we built it for you! Free text is now quicker to use and provides richer editing capabilities. Begin by dragging the Free Text icon on to your board. The look and feel of Free Text interface has changed! You can now add additional lines to your text. You can edit …

Freeze Top Row of Cards

As you build your story maps you may have noticed that your stories can get lost with their associated epics the larger your maps get. The top row of cards on a user story map is important. It is useful to keep the topmost cards on a board visible as you scroll through the rest, especially on boards with a …

Improvements to Voting

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Getting feedback and the opinions of your team is very important when looking to get products to market.  Your shared understanding and work flow matter to us. We’ve made some changes to the Voting feature.  We improved the functionality, and added an option to limit the number of votes cast per person, and added a convenient way to see view …