During the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969, an error message occured. And when things go wrong in such a high-stakes mission, they can go horribly wrong. Astronauts wouldn’t be able to come back to Earth. But thanks to the fact that the ground crew had checklists to work through when the error flashed up, they knew exactly what to do. And that’s why checklists are so important. They make sure you don’t forget anything when the stakes are high.
Tag Archives: Jira
What Types of Checklists Teams Use and What They Expect from Checklist Tools (Spoiler: Atlassian Confluence and Jira Integration)
In every company, countless activities take place day in and day out that have already been processed many times in this or a similar form. And yet, in the same companies, many things go wrong. That’s why teams work with checklists. They explain how routine processes work. They map standardized processes that have been thought through beforehand so that they can subsequently be processed as efficiently and seamlessly as possible. But not all checklists are the same. And not all checklist tools are equal.
Practical Workaround for Jira Cloud: Re-empty the Resolution Field
When a task reaches its final state in Jira Cloud, its Resolution field is given a value and Jira assumes that the task’s lifecycle is over. But what if the task is reopened, perhaps because it was accidentally closed? Unfortunately, the Resolution field is not automatically cleared. A workaround based on Jira Automation from the Atlassian community provides a remedy.
The WSJF Method for Prioritizing Work – and Integrating It in Jira with Awesome Custom Fields
As a rule, tasks and work need to be prioritized before they are scheduled for processing. Some less experienced teams might intuitively think that prioritizing a backlog is not a big deal: a simple discrete order seems to be a good approach. But as soon as things get a bit more complex, it fails. For larger scenarios, the WSJF method offers a proven alternative. Here is an introduction along with a way to map the WSJF in Jira.
How to Easily Create Checklists in Confluence
There’s nothing more satisfying than checking things off a to-do list. While it’s true that Confluence has its own built-in to-do list in the form of Action Items, this is very bare-bones. With Checklists for Confluence, you can create and share much more elaborate checklists. You can even load and use them on your phone with a QR code!
Awesome Custom Fields: An Important Jira Feature Has Become More Accessible and Understandable
Custom fields in Jira are a great thing: They allow individualization beyond the standard and enable adaptation to individual workflows and processes. At the same time, custom fields are quite an unwieldy topic for tech-savvy power users – but they are far too useful not to make more intensive use of the possibilities associated with them. What Jira lacks is true, intuitive management of custom fields. The app “Awesome Custom Fields” has set out to change that.
“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” – Happy Inventors Day!
Today is Inventors Day in the USA, and as an “inventor” of lots of Confluence and Jira apps, we thought we’d share a bit of information about this holiday and some of our better and less well-known apps, even some that didn’t make it onto the Atlassian Marketplace.
Build Your Own Support Ticket System in Confluence Cloud
Every company that works with computers needs IT support. After all, once set up, computers don’t just sit there and do their jobs exactly the way they need to all the time. Or employees might need new hardware or software. Thankfully, there’s a way to create an IT support system in Confluence: with Properties!
Time to Move to the Cloud – Atlassian Data Centers and Servers Will Become More Expensive in February 2023
Atlassian is raising prices for Confluence and Jira software for Data Center and Server customers on February 15, 2023. The good news, however, is that you still have the opportunity to secure the old prices before then – or to initiate the switch to the Cloud. We give you an overview of the price changes and how you can best react to them.
5 Reasons Why Agile Hive Will Help Your SAFe Rollout with Atlassian Jira
Those of you who are transitioning to the SAFe framework may find the prospect quite daunting. Fortunately, Agile Hive can help you to not go insane while going through this process.