Month: July 2019

Jira Basics – Module 6: Custom Dashboards and Filters

July 23, 2019
Custom Dashboards and Filters There's no point putting all this data in and organising everything if you can't see where you're up to on your projects. Jira provides you with dashboards that can be customized to your requirements and filters you can setup and save. Both dashboards and filters allow you to see exactly where you are with your particular project. The start of all this is then is the System Dashboard. This is the dashboard you're presented with when you log in and when you select the 'View System Dashboard' option. Each dashboard is just a one page container for a number of gadgets. Where a gadget is a panel that displays a particular set of informations. Some dashboards...
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Jira Basics – Module 5: Versions & Components

July 9, 2019
Versions & Components The other major features in Jira that lets us group and categorise our issues are Versions and Components. Both of these features provide us with useful ways to visualise the status of our projects and the work/issues that we need to be focusing on. Each Project you define in Jira can contain many 'Versions' and many 'Components'. Before we look at what Versions and Components are though lets just recap on what a project is. A project in Jira is just a container for a lot of issues. It's the top level container. Every issue must be assigned to one (and only one) project. With a project we can also create Component and Version identifiers. The issues...
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