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Create a user story in Jira Software from a ticket in Jira Service Management

Hello everyone,

I would like to know if it possible to create a user story inside a Jira Software project starting from a ticket opened into Jira Service Management?

I'm introducing this product inside my organization and for sure this request will come and I would like to avoid a copy/paste situation.

I read that an automation is possible but it talks about turning every ticket into a story. Is it possible to maybe create a custom status and to automatize the creation of this kind of tickets into a user story?

Thank you in advance

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Ivan Lima Community Leader Oct 04, 2021

Yes, it's possible. I suggest exploring the Jira automation template library to get familiar with what you can do with automation. You will find similar solutions to the one you're looking for - which will give you some insights into how to build your own. If you still face challenges getting your automation up and running, you can post the details of your implementation, and we can assist you further.

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John Atlassian Team Oct 06, 2021

Hi @Jacopo Salomone 

Yes you can create a new ticket in Jira Software when a Jira Service Management request moves into a certain status.

You can create the rule in project settings/automation and it might look something like this:

Screen Shot 2021-10-07 at 9.59.57 am.png

In the "create issue" action you set the project where you want to create the story. You can copy the value from the request using smart values {{issue.summary}} and {{issue.description}}.

I'd also suggest linking the tickets by adding a "link issue" action and setting it to "most recently created issue" (rather than trigger issue).

Hope that helps!

- John

Thanks John. Have you been able to pull the information from forms to the newly opened Jira Software story? In particular, we've been challenged with the fields not transitioning over if they do not have smart values. Or fields that are only part of a form. In addition, have you been able to write automation the other way, so that any updates on the JS story are automatically updated on the JSD ticket? 

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