Log Work - if the type of work needs to be handled in a field on an individual time entry, how can that be done?

The goal is to allow one resource to enter time with different billing types to the same JIRA issue. So, I might enter an hour to issue XYZABC-1 with a 'Underwater Basketweaving' type of work that ends up translating to a bill rate of x dollars. . Then later that day, I might add an hour of work to XYZABC-1 with a type named 'Nuclear Engineering' that translates to a bill rate of x + 5 dollars. 

1 answer

1 vote
Steven Behnke Community Champion Apr 20, 2016

We've used sub-tasks or different issues to log time against objects that can then be calculated correctly. 

I've seen https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.adweb.estimations.estimationUpdate/server/overview which seems to be well liked.

We have discussed using different issues as well, but feel that could get difficult to manage. So, a task could possibly have 5 or 6 different types of work that might need to correlate with each other. One for QA, which may need to easily tie back to web dev or SE or creative versions of the same. Suddenly, changing the assignee could become a nightmare. 

That plugin is interesting as well. It looks like it is right along the lines of the sort of thing we would want.  

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira Software

How large do you think Jira Software can grow?

Hi Atlassian Community! My name is Shana, and I’m on the Jira Software team. One of the many reasons this Community exists is to connect you to others on similar product journeys or with comparabl...

360 views 4 10
Read article

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