What kind of updates affect Story Staleness?

A Story is marked Stale when it is in an active Workflow State and has not been updated within a certain number of days.

The following changes to a Story (either individually or when editing Stories in bulk) will reset Story Staleness and remove the Story Staleness indicator on Stories:

  • Editing a Story's title or description

  • Adding or changing a Story's Owner, Requester, or Followers

  • Changing a Story's Project or Epic

  • Moving the Story to another workflow state

  • Adding or changing a Story's due date

  • Adding or changing a Story's estimate point value

  • Adding or changing a Story's Labels

  • Adding or removing attachments to a Story

The following changes to a Story will not affect Story Staleness:

  • Adding or removing external tickets and URLs

  • Adding or removing Story relationships