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Jira Work Management for Business Teams

By : John Funk
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Jira Work Management for Business Teams

By: John Funk

Overview of this book

Jira Work Management (JWM) is the newest project management tool from Atlassian, replacing Atlassian's previous product, Jira Core Cloud. While Jira Software focuses on development groups, JWM is specifically targeted toward business teams in your organization, such as human resources, accounting, legal, and marketing, enabling these functional groups to manage and enhance their work, as well as stay connected with their company's developers and other technical groups. This book helps you to explore Jira project templates and work creation and guides you in modifying a board, workflow, and associated schemes. Jira Work Management for Business Teams takes a hands-on approach to JWM implementation and associated processes that will help you get up and running with Jira and make you productive in no time. As you explore the toolset, you'll find out how to create reports, forms, and dashboards. The book also shows you how to manage screens, field layouts, and administer your JWM projects effectively. Finally, you'll get to grips with the basics of creating automation rules and the most popular use cases. By the end of this Jira book, you'll be able to build and manage your own Jira Work Management projects and make basic project-related adjustments to achieve optimal productivity.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Jira Work Management Basics
Section 2: Enhancing Your JWM Project
Section 3: Administering Jira Work Management Projects

Creating and using custom fields

One of the most flexible options you can use when modifying your JWM projects is creating custom fields. There are several different field types available, but here are some of the most used:

  • Date picker: This is used for dates only. It does not include time, although there is an additional field type that includes both date and time.
  • Number field: This creates a simple number field that allows for decimals but not commas.
  • Radio buttons: This creates a traditional radio button field where you supply the available options.
  • User picker (single user): This creates a dropdown for selecting a single licensed user in the system.
  • User picker (multiple users): This creates a field that allows for multiple users where you begin the selection by typing the initial letters of the user's name. Once selected, you can type and add additional usernames.
  • Paragraph: This creates a paragraph-style field for entering text. It supports...