We are using Jira Cloud and want to leverage automation for Jira to perform the below:
We estimate Epics at a high level before we create stories or tasks and assign points to them.
I want to be able to subtract the points set in stories or tasks from the story points set in the linked Epic
Epic = 100 Points
Linked Story or task gets set to 8 points
Then update the Epic points to 92
I also want to be able to go into a negative number in an Epic if at all possible
I looked at the smart values but can't seem to work it out.
You could use something like this to get started:
There are, however, a few edge cases that you'll need to consider e.g. what happens when you changes the story points of one of your stories from 5 to 10. At the moment, it'll subtract a total of 15 story points from the epic (first 5 then 10).
Also, by design the story points field only allows non-negative number. Jira won't even let you set it to a negative number manually.
Pre-receive hooks that verify the Git commit message, the modified files, and implement similar code change controls used to be requirements of large enterprises working in regulated industries only....
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