I am working on a multi agency project and if Jira is perfect to track work, backlogs and versions, the release part of the process is not tracked yet.
A release to live instances requires coordination between 3 or 4 agencies + client and we are using email to monitor the different steps (code, content, activation, clear cache, live reviews...)
I'd like to monitor the technical steps of the release/editorial publication using a Jira workflow or any other tool but email ;)
Thank you so much for any recommendation in that regard.
Hello @Aurélie Henry
For this kind of use case, I would use a new Jira issue type (called Release or Deployment) with:
There are some plugins that can be used in order to automatically create a set of Sub-tasks at the creation of the issue. And move automatically to the next workflow status when all Sub-tasks are closed.
Hopefully that helps, let me know should you need more details.
I recently wrote an article about creating release templates that might answer your question. It explains how to set up a release management workflow using one of our apps Swanly. But even if you won't use the app you might find it useful.
I hope that helps :)
We have created a Jira app which should cover your needs: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/apps/1218705/release-management-for-jira?hosting=server&tab=overview&source5
So you don't need to create a separate project + will get full integration with Jira native versions and their issues.
The add-on helps to:
I am proud to announce that the release management is available for cloud https://marketplace.atlassian.com/apps/1221946/release-management-for-jira-cloud?hosting=cloud&tab=overview&source=13
In the cloud version we have:
Hope you will enjoy it. As usual, your feedback is highly appreciated.
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