Terms Default screen – Upon successful login, you are presented with your default dashboard. Navigation bar – The navigation bar at the top of the screen is the same every screen. It contains links to quickly access JIRA’s most useful functions. Dashboard – By default, when you log in, JIRA takes you to the system […]
Hope everyone is having a great week! Below you’ll find a JIRA “Cup O’ Links,” a few helpful links to articles that answer some common questions and problems users face with JIRA. Configuring Fields and Screens Thoughts on Workflow Design Practical JIRA Development JIRA Change Resolution of an Issue
Too many fields in a system can impact performance so you want to be careful. Generally it is very important to limit fields in issue types to those fields that are useful. The goal is to make it easier on the user to complete their work. Our basic rule is to use one field for […]
Ironically the two boards end up being the same with the same options. The difference is that the Scrum board adds a layer of organization and planning in front of the eventual board. If you want to simply display issues and organize them, use Kanban. If you are planning sprints, use Scrum.
We have found that creating an issue type to specifically track an initiative, or a major feature to be the most effective. You add all the needed fields to flesh out required reporting in this “Project Management” issue type and keep the burden away from the development team.
Here is a quick case study of a workflow used at Oasis Digital (sister company of Expium) on complex software projects. We incorporate various important concepts including: Code Review Testing DOD (Definition of Done) Customer Shipment Production Validation
New JIRA users often run into a predictable set of problems when they jump in to build a workflow. If you are new to JIRA, I encourage you to get some training before you move beyond learning and start pushing workflows to users. If you want to get going quickly, here are some guidelines that […]