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?

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]

How to Setup Procurement Workflow in Jira

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

Jira Best Practices from Experts

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

Trello and Jira Integration with Checklists

"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