While priority icons can be easily understood in most Jira instances, it is often helpful to also show the name. The default icons can be easily misunderstood by colorblind users, and new users can easily misinterpret the icons alone. The workaround is to add a single line of code to the priority column velocity template.
As an Atlassian Partner, one of the tasks we commonly help organizations with is migrating Jira projects between two instances. Migrations are challenging to do well without leveraging some of the excellent configuration management tools from the Marketplace. The focus of this post is to compare Configuration Manager for Jira by Botron and Project Configurator for Jira by Adaptavist.
In our previous post we discuss some automated steps you can take to help get your staging environment set up correctly. But once you’re there, new risks come up. In this blog, we focus on what you can do in both your production and staging environments to ensure your admins are less likely to confuse the two and break something.
Did you ever delete a scheme and then freak out when you realize you did it on the wrong system? When you’re heads down trying to get things done, it’s easy to lose track of which system you are on.
We’re no different, and have been guilty of this in the past. To help reduce the risk of this kind of mistake we came up with a simple visual cue to help. (more…)