how do I create a common, repeatable list of sub-tasks

As a BI development team,

We want the ability to create a list of sub-tasks (or 2 or 3) that we can repeatedly apply to a story as it comes in rather than re-create the same 4-5 sub-tasks for every story every time,

So that we can improve our efficiency and execution by not focusing on administrative tasks of cut&pasting.



Story = I want to analyze the revenue of product XYZ so that we can make Q4 plans

Tasks :

  1. Gather the data
  2. Build views/tables to relate the data
  3. Conduct data discovery
  4. Perform analysis
  5. Present findings in visualization


While the details of each of these differ, having the abilty to quickly populate the 5 sub-tasks and have the team focus on the discriminate details will really help our small team of 3 gather more efficiencies to meet the demands of the organization.



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The simplest approach is to create a "template" issue with subtasks. Clone that issue with it's subtasks. There are also several different add-ons which can help with this kind of request. Here are some of them:

Quick Subtasks for JIRA

Create on Transition for JIRA

List to subtasks

Issue Templates for JIRA

Clone Plus for JIRA


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You can use this add-on that I created. Automates creation of common issues and sub tasks. If you like it please rate it. If you think it needs a feature to make it awesome, let me know

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