Create custom fields to associate numerical values, text, URLs, or project members with each feature.

This can be especially helpful for capturing reference information on your board, like the URL for a feature's design mockups, what team is working on the feature, or which designer or developer has been assigned to it.

In many cases you'll also be able to filter your board by these fields and their values!

Project member custom fields

Indicate multiple owners or other stakeholders for each feature. The values of this field type can include all colleagues who have been invited into your productboard project.

Text custom fields

Display random notes, URLs, the name of the team that is working on a feature, names of additional stakeholders, etc.

If you precede your URLs by http:// or https:// the custom text column will display a URL launcher to help you navigate in one click:

Number custom fields

Display the projected revenue for a feature, the reach (# of users impacted), fibonacci numbers (complexity), a custom prioritization score, or other KPIs. 

Ask teams who interact with your customers every day (sales, support, CX) to force rank feature candidates and recording their rankings before sorting/filtering.

Dropdown custom fields

Indicate which dev team will be working on a feature, select from a list of t-shirt size complexity indicators (or any other emoji!), or indicate a feature’s marketing launch tier. Filter features based on any combination of values.

T-shirt sizing complexity estimates:

Support for any emoji you’d like!

Additional examples:

  • Feature type: hypothesis, feature, improvement, bug, issue, need, delight
  • Scrum team: team A, team B, team C
  • Platform: iOS, Android, web app

Adding new custom fields

Get started with custom columns in the Misc. column configurations pane:

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