How come when I import existing issues to JIRA Portfolio, I don't get the estimates associated with the issues?

Hi,

I am trying to import existing issues (stories, epics, bugs, etc.) from our JIRA systems.

At the moment, it seems that all the issues are imported with no estimations (story points).

In our JIRA the estimation exists.

Would anyone have a clue?

 

Cheers,

Guy

 

3 answers

1 vote

Hi, 

Do the estimates show up in the import dialog where the issues to be imported are listed? 

If yes: Is the option to keep the estimates checked in the bottom of that dialog? 

If no: Could it be that the estimates are on a different (custom) field rather than the standard JIRA Agile points estimate field? Portfolio currently just considers the out-of-the-box issue fields, and no custom fields for the estimates. 

If the estimates show up in the dialog, and the import option is ticket but estimates are still not imported, it's likely a bug and certainly not expected behavior. In that case, please raise a ticket via support.atlassian.com 

Thanks, 

Martin (PM for JIRA Portfolio)

image2015-1-30 15:44:15.png

What is the "out of the box" field for time estimate? I've tried Duration, Story Points, and Original Estimate (Time Tracking.)

Martin,

 

You were spot on! It seems that we were using a custom field to capture story points.

We have fixed that now, and the import gets the story points as well.

 

Many thanks,

Guy.

This helped me too. Thanks

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,326 views 14 20
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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

Find a group

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

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot