Implementation

Our implementation process helps you get up and running quickly with a strategy focused on long term application health and success.  Complete the implementation form to get started. Our process includes:

Step 1: Research & Discovery

Meet with stakeholders to understand current and future needs.  Includes:

  • Application demo
  • Goals meeting
  • Requirements gathering
  • Initial set up decisions
  • Strategy, standards, and governance

Step 2: Set Up & Configuration

Select Application Settings

Select proper application settings based on requirements and best practices

Customization

  • Vet, install, and configure apps, add-ons, and plugins
  • Integrate with or connect to additional applications (Example: Confluence, Slack)

Step 3: Create Jira Projects

In Jira, a collection of work is called a “project”.  Projects are often set up per department, per team, or to track large initiatives with a known end date.

Jira Support Project

  • Create a Jira project to manage application maintenance, customization requests, and add-on requests
  • Use this Jira project to track the status of the implementation

Team Onboarding

Determine which teams will use Jira.  Complete the following for each team:

  • Conduct “new project interview”
  • Determine and develop workflows
  • Complete the following project configuration steps:
    • Create Project 
    • Set Users and Roles
    • Set Project Details
    • Create/Set/Verify Issue Types
    • Create/Set/Verify Permission Scheme
    • Create/Set/Verify Notification Scheme
    • Create/Set/Verify Workflow Scheme
    • Create/Set/Verify Priority Scheme
    • Create Components
    • Create Versions
    • Add Custom Fields
    • Verify Standard Capabilities
    • Create/Set/Verify Field Configuration
    • Create/Set/Verify Screens
    • Create Test Issues
    • Testing and Change Requests
    • Address Change Requests
    • Close Test Issues
    • Unhide Project
    • Remove Unused Schemes
  • Set up reporting
    • Create Filters
    • Create Dashboards
    • Create Boards
  • Launch project

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Complete the implementation form to get started.