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Can someone tell me what's the best way to get a birdseye view of all your projects at once organized by category?
(-it would also be ideal if it somehow highlighted most pressing items for each, if such is possible??)
Thanks for any thoughts on this!!
Hi @R Raphael
welcome to the community!
This is a tricky one.
You are probably aware of the All projects view at https://<your-jira-site>.atlassian.net/jira/projects? This would list all projects and also show their project category, however doesn't tell you anything about the projects' issues.
The only other thing that I can think of is to approach it from the relevant issues - what you call the most pressing items - and then group these issues by project category and project.
To do so, we first need to clarify how you define these most pressing items. Could you come up with a JQL clause that selects these items, like Priority = "Highest"? If that's not possible, it's going to get tricky, since JQL doesn't have a LIMIT clause or similar.
Assuming that you are able to query the most pressing items, it's then a matter of presenting them organised by project and project category. You should be able to group your issues using a ORDER BY category, project clause - e.g., with a JQL query like Priority = "Highest" ORDER BY category, project - but this won't give you a great birdseye view either.
As an app developer, I'm naturally drawn towards the Atlassian Marketplace, and specifically the app that my team and I are working on, JXL for Jira. Assuming that you are able to query the most pressing items with some JQL query, you could use JXL's grouping capabilities to create a view like the following in just a couple of clicks:
Is this roughly what you had in mind?
For context, JXL is a full-fledged spreadsheet/table view for your issues that allows viewing, inline-editing, sorting, and filtering by all your issue fields, much like you’d do in e.g. Excel or Google Sheets. It also comes with a number of advanced features, including support for issue grouping by any issue field(s), (configurable) issue hierarchies, sum-ups, or conditional formatting.
Any questions just let me know,