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Jira Administration Expert Advice

Getting a Handle on Jira Custom Fields

Posted June 6, 2018 By Jenny Choban

You know the danger. Too many custom fields and your Jira instance will slow down. You know the drama. People want what they want, and they want fields specific to their needs. As...

Jira Administration

ProForma: Helping You Manage Jira Growth

Posted May 17, 2018 By Jenny Choban
Growth happens. Especially Jira growth. Atlassian recently released an infographic with lessons learnt from some of their largest customers – enterprises with literally thousands of...

Jira Administration Expert Advice

Jira Clean-up Time: How to Audit and Tidy Your Jira Instance

Posted May 15, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Depending on where you are in the world, you may be smack in the middle of spring – as in time for Spring Cleaning. Even if it isn’t spring, it’s a good idea to occasionally audit...

ThinkTilt News Jira Administration

ProForma for Jira Server, No Docker Required

Posted May 3, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Back in the Day...

ThinkTilt first launched ProForma at the 2016 Atlassian Summit in San Jose. The idea was to make it easy to capture all of the process-specific, field level data...

Jira Administration Expert Advice

Tips for Vetting Jira Apps and Plugins

Posted April 25, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Do you get sensory overload when you visit the Atlassian Marketplace? The current count shows over 1,600 offerings for Jira alone.  Too many choices can be paralyzing. How can you...

Jira Administration

4 Ways Adding Forms to Issues Amps Up the Power of Jira

Posted April 6, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have your cake and eat it too? Imagine having all of the detailed information you need (structured so it’s easy to find) on a Jira issue without...

Human Resources Jira Administration

Agile HR with Jira & ProForma

Posted April 3, 2018 By Jenny Choban
Look up the word “agile” in the dictionary and you'll fine something like, "...quick, well-coordinated, able to move, think and change rapidly." That’s the idea behind agile...

IT Jira Administration

Five Ways ProForma Makes Jira Admin More Manageable

Posted March 29, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Is Jira spreading like wild fire through your organization? Do you have hundreds of Jira projects? And thousands of custom fields? Do you wrestle with when to accommodate a request...

Jira Administration

Bring the Benefits of Jira to Everyone with Form Fields

Posted March 26, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Jira is a fantastic tool for issue tracking. But there’s nothing that can’t be improved upon. Responding to an issue efficiently and correctly means you need to have the right...

IT Operations Jira Administration

Track Your Stuff: Easy Asset Management in Jira

Posted March 22, 2018 By Jenny Choban
I can’t think about inventory and asset management without remembering the brilliant words of George Carlin, “Their stuff is s#@t and your s#@t is stuff.” One of the things that...

Marketing Jira Administration

Mobilize Marketing with Content Management in Jira

Posted March 19, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Wanting to capitalize on Jira’s flexibility and demonstrate its potential for business team, Atlassian has created business templates for some common processes (including a content...

Jira Administration Jira Service Desk

Simple Jira Administration & Tailored Service with ProForma

Posted March 14, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Every business process is driven by data. Whether you’re responding to a request for an invoice or giving an employee a well-deserved pay raise, you need to collect, transfer and...

Jira Administration Jira Software and Core

Complete, flexible, standardized data collection in Jira Core

Posted March 12, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Simplify Jira Administration

ProForma, the Jira add-on that makes it easy to create forms embedded in Jira issues, is an ideal way to make issues more organized and projects more...

Jira Administration

Fewer Custom Fields & Better Jira Governance with ProForma

Posted February 28, 2018 By Jenny Choban

There are a lot of Jira add-ons out there. Every add-on that gets installed on your Jira application will have to be maintained, will have to live up to compliance standards and...

Jira Administration

Search: Finding What You Need in Jira & ProForma

Posted February 26, 2018 By Jenny Choban

ProForma Custom Forms & Fields for Jira offers an easy way for business teams to collect the data they need without requiring additional custom fields, screens or schema. However,...

Jira Administration Expert Advice

Four Jira Workflows for Business Teams

Posted February 20, 2018 By Jenny Choban

It’s awesome when one tool can be used for multiple purposes. Jira workflows are no exception. There are a few reasons you should try to limit the number of workflows used within...

Jira Administration Expert Advice

Five Steps to a Successful Jira Upgrade

Posted February 19, 2018 By Rachel Wright

Note: This article is one in a series written in collaboration with Rachel Wright, author of the Jira Strategy Admin Workbook. See the bottom of this post for links to the other...

Jira Administration Service Management

10 Steps to Implementing ProForma and JSD for Business Teams

Posted February 14, 2018 By Jenny Choban
When a team is ready to begin the process of converting to Jira Service Desk, following a well laid plan will help and ensure a success low-stress and successful transition. Steps...

Form Design Jira Administration

How to Create Business Forms in Jira

Posted February 12, 2018 By Jenny Choban

ProForma Forms vs Jira Custom Fields

Before we jump into how to create forms, let's consider why we need them. Business teams need to collect specific pieces of structured data in...

Jira Administration

ProForma Custom Forms & Fields for Jira: What You Need to Know

Posted February 7, 2018 By Jenny Choban
There are a lot of add-ons out there, so we wanted to make it easy for you to get an idea of what ProForma Custom Forms & Fields for Jira has to offer, and to know that we are a...