How to track dependencies in Jira ( Linked issues)

We are using Jira across our organisation across multiple interdependant teams(projects). Each project has dependencies on the other. we are planning to line the dependant issues. however, i would like a holistic view of all the dependencies on my project and a view for all the dependencies my project has.

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The Links Hierachy plug-in may help you:

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/1211022

as it provides several built-in JQL functions for hierarchies of linked issues plus

So you can:

1. create a query fetching all the issues in a project. Ex:

project = 'TEST'

2. Pass the query id above (1) as parameter to the Links Hierarchy JQL function to get all the issues linked to your project on the Issue Navigator (advanced view). Ex:

linksHierarchyFilter("10001", 0)

3. Combine the JQL above (2) with other standard JQL . Ex:

linksHierarchyFilter("10001", 0) AND project != 'TEST'

The query above (3) would return all the cross linked project isssues only. So you could easily see what other projects impact on (link to) the TEST project.

Moreover, Links Hierarchy draws the results in a nice interactive HTML 5 tree fully synchronized with the Issue navigator, so you can see the chain of links (path) from the issue to the project TEST for each cross project linked issues.

Hope it helps.

The JQL query only gives you linked issues for a particular issue NOT for a project.

+1. With the standard linkedIssues("ABC-XXXX") JIRA JQL function you cannot explore hierarchies, only one level and only for one issue.

Furthermore the amazing hierarchical tree view in Links Hierarchy 3, full interactive network graphs are supported in the 4.0 version:

links_hierarchy_4.gif

Is it a substitute for Link Hirerachy report?

Yes, Links Hierarchy is an alternative to the Links Hierarchy Reports for JIRA 5+.

[sorry for duplicate posting - got send happy, and it looks like it won't let me delete]

is there an option for ondemand? or at least a means of writing a custom filter?

Links Hierarchy is not available onDemand yet.

Use the JQL issue in linkedIssues("ABC-XXXX")

The JQL query only gives you linked issues for a particular issue NOT for a project.

Hello all, 

You can use Impact for JIRA plugin (http://bit.ly/1tYPzxu) which allows to display issue dependencies and issue links. 

Luc

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