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advance roadmap hierarchy

In Jira the hierarchy is Epic-Story-Task.

With Jira Premium I can create levels above, let's assume I have the first next level called "initiative".


The question is: Can I create a Story directly under an "Inititiative" or does it always require an "Epic" in between?


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@jeroen.wilmes -

Hi Jeroen:

In AR for Jira's issue hierarchy, Epic >> Story >> Subtask (default Jira Software setup) cannot be altered.  You can only create levels above Epic issue type.  

A Story or another other standard issue types can only roll up to Epic issue type via Epic Link.

Hope this helps.

Best, Joseph Chung Yin

Jira/JSM Functional Lead, Global Infrastructure Applications Team

Viasat Inc.

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It will require an epic in between.  The hierarchy is direct, no skipping steps :)

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