Round Robin Assignee

My company just started using JIRA and Agile for our project management. At one point in the work flow we have a "review" transition that takes place. As it stands now, the review will rotate from person to person in a specified order. Is there anyway that the tranisition itself can be set to assign the issue to the next person in the order? Any input is appreciated. Thanks!

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You could use the Script Runner plugin ( to create a custom post function in your transition to do this. I think this would be the easiest method.

You could also create a new plugin with an event listener which can set the assignee.

Thank you, John. Could you give an example of how such post function would look? If "round-robin" is too complex -- because it requires state-keeping -- how about randomly picking one user from the people with the Developer-role in the project? If we try to make a plugin -- would it be possible to make the usage of the plugin an option in the list of default assignment options? The list, that currently includes Project's Lead and "Unassigned"? Thanks!

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