Create automatic subtasks - how to?

Hi All,

a widely needed request arise here in our company: some project leads need a feature that when they raise an issue it automatically create some subtasks for the issue.

There are special processes in the company which triggers the same 5 or 6 further steps. E.g. when a new employee joins to the comp. then he needs a new powerbook, credentials, there are some HR, financial dept., security dept. tasks which need to be done.

Is it possible to achieve?

Thanks in advance,
Rumi

2 answers

Hi Rumi,

Jamie's script runner is great to achieve what you want. If you want to customize those dependencies etc. via the UI I can recommend using Bob Swifts plugin:

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/org.swift.jira.cot

Cheers

We use Bob Swift's Create On Transition plugin to generate sub tasks when setting up for a new employee. It allows us to create them conditionally based on checkbox options selected when the ticket is created. Very convenient and flexible

you can using script runner plugin

https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/wiki/display/GRV/Built-In+Scripts#Built-InScripts-Createasub-task

and you can find lot of posts on this forum, just you need to search

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