Some say that knowledge is power. I say that knowing how many times Ross said ‘we were on a break’ throughout the entire run of Friends has a 0.001% chance of having a practical application other than winning a silly bet on a night out for drinks. The same can be said about a lot … Continue reading Knowledge Transferring in Jira →
Having a reliable wingman at your side can get you places. And I don’t mean another pub or nightclub. Developers who consciously decide to check each other’s code will generally have a much simpler life launching and supporting a scalable product. That’s where code review best practices come into play. Main principles of a code … Continue reading Jira Code Review →
Be it a newer, shinier model of MacBook your devs and designers want to sink their teeth into; a safer, faster, more reliable server to withstand heavier loads; or a bunch of pens, paper, and office utensils – you’ll need to buy stuff sooner rather than later. That said, a team that oversees the procurement … Continue reading How to Setup Procurement Workflow in Jira →
Railsware is an engineer-led company with a vast portfolio of building projects for companies such as Calendly and brightbytes.net, as well as experience in launching our own products like Mailtrap or Coupler. So when talking about Jira best practices for developers, we speak from experience. Why do people love Jira? Jira is by no means … Continue reading Jira Best Practices from Experts →
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” Henry Ford Most of Ford’s ideas were based on simple, tried, and tested truths. A single team, regardless of their passion, experience, or expertise can not run a successful project on a larger scale. That’s why they hold up even today. It takes … Continue reading Trello and Jira Integration with Checklists →
You know the drill – create your product backlog, review it, update the user stories, come up with a sprint goal before the meeting, and finally, review every story in the meeting to decide which ones have to be done. Yes, well-planned sprints are what make a great agile dev team even greater and robust. … Continue reading How to Make your Sprint Planning Really Agile →
Using checklists to track your and your talent’s progress is convenient. Keeping an eye on how all projects are moving to completion gives you confidence that the team is meeting the deadlines. Automating your checklists is even better since you don’t have to write step-by-step workflows for repeated processes. Long story short, the range of … Continue reading Smart Checklist For Jira in Native Apps: How to Use it and Keep Track of Tasks Anywhere →
Let’s talk about Epics, Stories, and Tasks for a minute. Yes, those in Jira. When working in Jira, you will come across various names, such as Epic, Story, or a Task. In this article, we will explain the difference between each and will provide you with examples of how to use them. What is an … Continue reading Jira Epic, Story or Task: What to Use and When →
The success of a project depends on communication between the dev team and the customer or the stakeholder. The team needs to know how the product or feature is expected to work – this is specifically what the Acceptance Criteria in User Stories in Jira explains. The more detailed description the customer is able to … Continue reading How to Manage Acceptance Criteria in Jira →
When your Jira Issues are too big or too complex, you can break them down into smaller pieces, Subtasks, and assign different people to each. This gives both you and the assignee a better picture of that main issue’s progress. However, if you feel like dividing your Issues is not the ultimate way to organize … Continue reading Using Subtasks and Checklists in Jira →
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