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Smart Value for user who performed transition in Jira

Having looked through the Jira smart values documentation for issues I can see no obvious way of printing out which user has performed a transition. The use case for this is to be able to send a ...
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Is it a good idea to integrate product management and development tasks in one Jira project?

I am considering streamlining all product-related pipelines, from discovery to delivery, into one Jira Project. My idea is to use boards to have issues and tasks flowing forward and being separated ...
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Whose responsibility is to add stories to JIRA (or other issue-tracking software)?

This might seem as odd question, but moving from business to business I'm still puzzled as to whose responsibility it is to add stories to JIRA (or other issue-tracking software), as well be ...
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User Story versus Task in Jira

I am learning about the agile/scrum process, and currently using it for a 6 month software project at my university. My team is using Jira. I am starting to get confused between the difference ...
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How to differentiate a group of projects in JQL?

I'm trying to figure out a way to identify a group of projects in JQL so that we don't have to go in an manually update several filters when we add a project to it. It seems like the way to do this ...
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How do you represent issues without Epics in Jira Roadmap (Jira Classic & Next Gen)

Ability to represent issues without Epics (be that a task type or bug type) in Jira Roadmaps.
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How to add story points to tasks in Jira Cloud

I'm not sure if this forum is best for an administrative question on jira but here goes. I currently have an instance set up on Jira Cloud and I'm unable to configure my tasks to show story points. I ...
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Trying to configure 2 swimlanes in Jira to be similar

So I have 2 swimlanes in Jira on a Kanban board and I wanted to know if they can mirror each other? Or what might be the best way to go about this. I made one swimlane that I want only to have items ...
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Big organization needs to have a single point (project) of requests able to create a ticket and later move it to any other projects backlogs

I've tried different approaches and none of them were simple and elegant enough to make the cut. I've created a board using a filter involving all of our company's project so yes, you can track them ...
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Jira create, edit log time for another user

I need to create & edit logged time for tasks, for my teammates (in Jira) even if the user doesn’t have logged time yet. It is possible ? In specific plan ? Via a plugin ? I found nothing in ...
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Dynamically updating filters in a dashboard

The team I'm on has a couple of JIRA dashboards for our projects tracking tickets that were completed. Our process is to create a filter for that weeks completed issues, and then create a new ...
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Difference between "Add a Single Comment" and "Start a Review"

Just curious what difference between Add a Single Comment and Start a Review is, when leaving feedback on the changed files tab in a pull request. Like if I refactor some small portion of code to ...
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Can an Epic span multiple versions / releases?

Is an Epic, containing multiple User Stories, allowed to span more than one version or release?
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How can I track time spent by assignees on each ticket in JIRA?

I want to track time spent by each agent on each task on a JIRA Kanban board. If an agent was assigned a task and he assigns it back to me, I want to track the time he spent assigned to the ticket. Is ...
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Why management is more concerned of JIRA hours than of following Scrum values?

As in many other projects, we are also using JIRA to manage tasks and user stories, and Scrum as the Agile methodology. At the end of each day, the ScrumMaster provides the burndown chart to the PMO ...
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Best software to manage programs? [closed]

My company is starting a new program that will consist of many projects: An Android application An iOS application A web application A backend to support the applications A business analysis A brand ...
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Optimize Jira workflow for software delivery

I've been using Jira to deliver software projects using a hybrid methodology and I am looking to improve our current workflow: To do -> In Progress -> Testing -> Done Currently, we have a ...
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Distinguishing "assignee" and "watcher" tasks in JIRA

I want to create a custom filter for displaying JIRA issues, and I am interested in two sorts of tasks: Tasks where I am the assignee and are unresolved. Tasks I am watching. So the filter I have ...
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Cascading drop down custom field not showing up on Jira-Slack create issue screen

I have many custom fields, and all of them are showing up while doing /jira create from my Slack channel. The only field that doesnt show up is a cascading drop-down (choose an option from the first ...
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Calculating project forecasts in Jira

As a Scrum Master, I want to help my Product Owner to make an educated guess of when features in a project will be implemented, in order to communicate with stakeholders so that they can manage Scope. ...
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Group not finding value in using a visualization board

I am assisting a group of people (not exactly a team, since they're not working together towards a common goal, they're rather trying to manage projects around them), to use a visualization board to ...
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What level of detail should I include in epics?

I am writing user stories for a new project. One of my epics is: As a company owner I want a graphical profile so I can build my visual identity. And then there are multiple user stories linked to ...
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What to do with a branch and card when a task meets the acceptance criteria BUT user testing reveals it's not acceptable?

Firstly, I think this is a common ground between software development and PM but believe I have posted this in the right community. I have been recently coming into this situation more and more and ...
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Automation: trigger a set of tickets

Is it possible to automate the generation of the same tickets (stories) with 'parameters' (i.e. minimal changes in e.g. Title, Epic)? We are working on a digital transformation project with 10 ...
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Workflow from development to testing and merge

I am trying to formalize the development workflow and here's the first draft. Welcome suggestions on the process and any tweaks for optimization. I am pretty new when it comes to setting up the ...
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Roadmap visualization for spontaneous tasks

In my setting we have a jira board where me, the Software Lead, together with developers and product owner want to collaborate in planing and overseeing our work. One major challenge that we have is ...
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Jira Structure Resource Leveling uses random order

I am using Jira Structure with Gantt and trying to schedule tickets on the project with resource levelling. Instead of levelling one-by-one, it places first a ticket from the end of a structure, then ...
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How do you associate a bug identified after customer acceptance with the relevant epic?

In my understanding there are two kinds of bugs: Bugs that are identified before an acceptance by the client Bugs that are identified afterwards In JIRA I think it is necessary to associate bug type ...
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Multiple scrum teams working on a major new feature using team-based release burndowns. Is there a better way?

Ok, a little background. So the company I work for has SIGNIFICANTLY hamstrung the use of Jira. They have eliminated the enhancement and feature issue types among many others to the point where we ...
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JIRA how to better manage tasks without stories, and stories without tasks?

Is it possible to make it such that single-issues (stories without tasks) can be tracked the same way a story with one task can be tracked? At my company, stories with no tasks are put under "...
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Should we create sub-tasks for each story by default representing all the different types of work the story will require

One of my colleagues proposed an idea to split stories by default each time we write stories for the project into sub-tasks to represent different types of work a story has. We are using Scrum and ...
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From Microsoft Project to JIRA

I know that this is a topic that has been talked about a lot but I need to export a project from MS Project to JIRA. I know that there are a few JIRA addons to make this job but they are paid and my ...
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Within Jira, how to identify current team allocations?

The objective is to pre-seed the user-project allocation matrix in HR system using the data pulled from Jira. This allocation does not need to be 100% precise as it will then get reviewed, and ...
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Collect bugs/issues in Next-Gen Jira Software projects

I'm trying to find the proper way to collect bugs/issues in Jira's next-gen projects. Looks like this feature has been requested by many users. How other PM's are dealing with bugs in this case?
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What to do when the team prefers private communications on mail and chat over collaborative tools like Jira?

I've noticed that a lot of discussion between a developer and a Product Owner happens in private conversations in various communication tools (Skype, Slack, email, etc). The reason is because these ...
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orders in Kanban board

There are 3 issues in Kanban. As per the screenshot, my team should finish issues in the order 1-3-2, right? 1st issue should be delivered before starting 2nd issue, right?
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Does Jira Kanban offer measurement reports?

What are the gadgets, reports or metrics available in Jira Kanban that are useful for management reporting and to measure team performance? Is there a way to get throughput, cycletime and lead time ...
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Is tracking billable time for Scrum ceremonies in JIRA an anti-pattern?

We use Story Points for estimating complexity of User Stories, but we bill hours to the client. This is the very first Scrum project within our company, and we don't have enough data to calculate a ...
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New filter in JIRA

How can I add a new filter that allows me to select tasks without a filled "estimate" field. I read about the ability to save search results as a new filter - but that doesn't work. I need to be able ...
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How do companies measure task progress in project management tools (Jira) when fresher team members spent most of the time in learning?

I am trying to figure out how project management can help my team complete tasks faster, and I started to motivate one of our Junior developers to start using Jira recently. But he quickly loses track ...
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In Jira is it possible to have a gantt chart (or calendar view or similar) derived from your agile board?

I'm very new to Project Management, Agile and similar. I just started trying out Jira to manage the work of a small dev team which clearly needs to become organized (right now they are keeping track ...
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Where to (initially) create a task/bug with the Spotify model

When using the Spotify model, there are many different squads, who each own their own product. Now as far as I understand, these products could be interdependant (like services). One way to manage ...
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Jira - how to set the size of story/task in kanban board?

I want to set up size for my tasks and stories based on t-shirt sizes convention. I can't find it in Jira Kanban board. Does Jira support it?
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How do I overcome a bottleneck in a team's process, when what people are telling me doesn't match what I see

I started a new job a few months ago as a scrum master. The team was and still is having problems completing their tasks during the sprint. Initially the problems seemed to be tasks that were too ...
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How to better use Story Points in our teams?

I have several development teams that moved from hours to Story points 6 months ago. Since then, we have experienced several issues with using Story Points, and I hope you can help me and us: When ...
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Switch to Jira Simplified Workflow from a second Kanban board within the same project

I have created a second Kanban board based on an existing project in Jira. The first board uses the typical Jira workflow and has a column for each issue type. The second board was created with three ...
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JIRA - Story Points & Time Tracking

I've read various questions and answers and I'm really struggling to setup up a Project/Sprint/Story/SubTask to get what we think we need. In terms of long term planning I've sold my team on the idea ...
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In practice, how many modules should I put in one jira project?

Suppose my team is going to develop a system similar to Facebook. Should I put all modules in one jira project to track the development? That seems too much. In practice, how many modules should I put ...
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think of a Jira project as a table in a database [closed]

A tutorial says You can think of the Jira project as a table in a database. If I think of a Jira project as a table in a database, what should I think of as the whole database?
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How do I distinguish/identify different jobs between occupations in Jira

Suppose my team is going to develop a system, which includes sign up, login, password recovery and lots of other modules. There are an UI designer, a PO, a front-end engineer and a back-end engineer ...

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