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
Subtasks not showing on Jira Board? Do this!
The level of customizability and adaptability that Jira can offer can be found as an explanation for the phrase 'sky's the limit’ in the dictionary. That said, the variety of features, settings, add-ons, automations and integrations can be a double-edged sword. Going in too deep can become a cause for problems with functionality that’s essential … Continue reading Subtasks not showing on Jira Board? Do this!
Create Multiple Subtasks in Jira (Or Use Something Better)
Something as simple as baking a cake involves many steps such as finding a recipe, shopping for ingredients, following the instructions when mixing them together, etc. These steps are what one may call tasks and subtasks - individual efforts aimed at achieving a delicious result. Unfortunately, most software projects are quite more complex than casual … Continue reading Create Multiple Subtasks in Jira (Or Use Something Better)
How to Manage the Definition of Done in Jira
In every Scrum team, the Definition of Done and Acceptance Criteria (AC) checklists can be compared to a contract between the Product Owner and the dev team. They determine what the PO wants and what the team puts on the product roadmap in Jira and then delivers. According to Scrum Guide, a DoD is defined … Continue reading How to Manage the Definition of Done in Jira
Can you create a subtask of a subtask in Jira?
Yesterday I stumbled upon an interesting question on the Atlassian forum - how does one add a subtask to another subtask. After briefly looking around, I found that more people are looking for an answer to this than I anticipated. So, given the demand for an answer to this, I thought I’d share my two … Continue reading Can you create a subtask of a subtask in Jira?
Using Subtasks and Checklists 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
How to Use Jira Issue Collector
Incorporating feedback from outside of your development team into the development cycle is a viable strategy for staying in touch with your audience. The process of accumulating and processing said feedback, on the other hand, is oftentimes convoluted due to the multitude of steps a note from a user has to take before getting to … Continue reading How to Use Jira Issue Collector
Checklist Templates For Jira [With Examples]
Yeah, I realize that I probably sound like a total nerd but I do love my checklists. Checklists are an amazing tool for maintaining productivity and clarity of direction. They are a great fit when there’s a need to assess the progress. Or they can be of great help when something goes wrong and you … Continue reading Checklist Templates For Jira [With Examples]
Knowledge Transferring in Jira
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
Jira Code Review
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