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Beginners Guide to Writing Jira Automation Scripts 


Your Guide to Writing Jira Automation Scripts While Jira includes dozens of automation recipes, sometimes you need something more bespoke.  Launching one automation with Java or Groovy can take hundreds of lines of flawless syntax—a mountain of code that bars beginners from getting started with automation. Enter Simple Issue Language (SIL): the backbone on which...

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5 Jira Templates That Make Work Easier 


You don’t always have time to tinker and toy with your settings to set up a new Jira project. Sometimes, you need to get down to business—and fast. Fortunately, you don’t need to start from scratch: you can pick up one of these preloaded Jira templates and start working ASAP.  Examples of Jira template types...

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How to Simplify Jira Automation with Power Scripts


Overscheduled? Overcommitted? If you’re like most of us, you’ve jam-packed your day with to-dos, video calls, meetings, and project tasks. If you feel like you just can’t squeeze another moment of your work hours—think again.  It’s estimated that in 60% of all occupations, 30% of activities are automatable. That’s particularly true for software teams.  So,...

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Revealing Our Refreshed Look: How and Why We Updated Our UI


We believe that sooner or later, any Jira admin would need to have a scripting solution in their Jira stack. These solutions are too powerful to overlook. But many do just because scripting can seem intimidating.  And that’s the problem we’re solving with this UI overhaul!  We want to make Power Scripts easier to learn...

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Enjoy New Incredible Features in Electronic Signatures for Jira Cloud


Table of Contents Electronic Signatures validator for multiple users Request E-signatures by sending E-mail Visualize deprecated signatures E-Signatures fields Now You Can Easily Manage Jira Digital Signatures & FDA Regulation CFR 21 Part 11 Compliance How was your summer? We would dare to say ours was super productive! Our highest priority is to keep users...

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How to Configure Jira Hierarchy


Behind every successful product launch is a legion of software developers working through a very detailed plan. If you’re not using a platform like Jira, tracking progress between dozens of departments and scores of staff is mind-boggling work. To make things easier, Jira offers several methods for organizing your project’s hierarchy.  Here, we’ll start with...

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5 Jira Dashboard Examples & How to Set Them Up


Looking for Jira Dashboard examples to streamline your workflows? You’ve come to the right place! When you log in to Jira, your dashboard is the first thing you see. Think of it as a homepage for your Jira instance, offering up high-level information at a glance. It’s your central HQ, the flight deck of your...

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Tips for Seamless Jira & Confluence Integration


Dig into a successful software project, and you’ll find thousands of hours of meeting minutes, pages upon pages of documentation, marketing plans, design specs, sales reports, and more. The larger the project, it becomes increasingly challenging for teams to not only keep track of this essential trove of content—but to ensure it’s readily available at...

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How to View Previous Sprints in Jira


At your daily scrum meeting, your boss asks to talk with you offline about how the current sprint’s team assignments differ from past sprints. Fortunately, you don’t need to feel intimidated by the question. We’re here to guide you on how to view previous and closed sprints in Jira using Agile or Rapid Boards.  There...

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JQL: Your Guide to Advanced Searches in Jira 


How much valuable time does your team lose each week sifting through Jira for that one piece of must-have information? It’s probably more than you think. In fact, the management advisors at McKinsey found that employees spend almost two hours per day searching for information. Fortunately, using advanced searches, you can use JQL to dramatically...

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