Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal

Recognition

  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given

Leaderboard

  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Can I use Jira Portfolio just for high level planning

Hello,

We need a tool to plan the different projects of our agency. So far we use a basic excel file X-axis = time (weekly), Y-axis = projects and we show the phase of the project inside the table (creative, production...).

I saw this screenshot on Atlassian's blog: http://atlassian.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/Screen-Shot-2015-01-12-at-10.40.44-AM.png

This is exactly what I want.

But I don't want to link any JIRA ticket, create any team, configure any skill, plan releases etc...

I just want to create a project as an epic and then a creative user story that lasts 2 weeks and a production user story that lasts 2 weeks etc... (basically I just want to have to deal with the Backlog/Epics page and enjoy en Reports/Schedule one)

Is it possible?

Cheers,

JG

2 answers

1 accepted

0 votes
Answer accepted

Hi JG,

Portfolio requires that you create a team for its planning functionality to work.  If you don't enter in any team information, the report in that screenshot won't generate.

That all being said, I would suggest you download a trial for JIRA Portfolio and play with it a little.  You may find that by entering a placeholder team, you'll get what you are looking for.

 

Hi Justin, Thanks, I already installed the trial version and had a play around. It's a bit disappointing that the tool has to be fully set up in order to bring any value. I understand the value in the resource planning/analysis etc... But if it cannot be incrementally implemented and requires a big project to be set up we won't be able to use it. Fast implementation and flexibility used to be your biggest strengths in my opinion. Cheers, JG

It sounds like you are really looking for different tool.  Have you seen this plugin for Confluence?  It allows you to create simple views like you are suggesting:

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.confluence.plugins.confluence-roadmap-plugin

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Advanced Roadmaps

Introducing Advanced Roadmap’s new dependency report

To see this feature in action check out our recent dependencies demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQu5VsUqyZA Keeping on top of your dependencies is a key part of ensuring project success....

128 views 2 6
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you