Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Should I create "project" or "epic"?

Hi, I have a website that track all the equipment calibration and preventive maintenance. Every month users will submit projects request to continuously add new feature or enhance existing features within that system. Those projects normally take more than 3 months and sometimes one year to complete. FYI, I only have a small team of 3 developers and they are doing development, testing, implementation and basically everything thru the projects. So my question is:   when user request us to do those projects, should I create "project" or should I create "epic"?

Thanks

2 answers

2 accepted

1 vote
Answer accepted

Hi,

I'd definitely use epics rather than projects for your purpose.

A project tracks the life cycle of a product/service, adding or enhancing features is part of the cycle, and would at least in my experience give you a better control over what's been done over time.

Thank you Jonas.

1 vote
Answer accepted
John Funk Community Leader Jul 12, 2021

Hi Rick - Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

Yes, I agree with Jonas - I would definitely create Epics for that work since they are such short range. They are easier to create and close out and to built roadmaps against if you need those. 

Thanks John. Appreciate that. Appreciate for your confirmation.   ;-)

Like John Funk likes this

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Jira

⏰ Day in the life of a Jira Admin!

Hello Community! We thoroughly enjoyed this just-for-fun conversation in the Jira Admin Group about what it's like to be a Jira Admin. For #JiraJuly, our talented designers created these graphics t...

940 views 2 22
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you