Automatically fill remaining estimate field on field change

Currently we only work with story points for stories. And what we did in the past was re-estimate these stories (daily) in a sprint so we could see the impact on the burndown directly. If we did not do this, we would have to wait for stories te be finished to see the burndown. 

Estimating tasks in hours and logging work is too much overhead so I though of a different solution:

I've added an extra field in jira: Remaining Story points. Here we log the remaining work to be done on the story. I would now like to automatically calculate the remaining estimate based on 1sp=1day.


In other words, my story is 10 SP (so the original estimate is set to 10/0,7 focus factor). After a day the remaining estimate is 8 SP. So this would mean 8/0,7 to be set in the remaining estimate in days/hours.

How can I automatically get this estimate field to be filled when I change the remaining story points? 

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Hi, If you use ScriptRunner I think you should take a look at scripted fields. For example you can have a scripted field that will depend on the values from your "remaining estimate" field. More info about scripted fields you can find here Hope that helps...

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