Chapter 8: Integrating with DevOps Tools

One of the core tenets of DevOps, beyond cultivating the associated culture within your organization, is the practice of automating and optimizing processes through the use of technology. Using automation rules in Jira, we can optimize the process of software development by connecting DevOps tools such as Bitbucket and GitHub to issues in Jira, thereby allowing us to synchronize the status of issues automatically.

Beyond keeping issue statuses automatically synchronized to code commits, we can also make use of automation to keep track of and synchronize pull requests, create tasks to track these, and send notifications to the team to ensure maximum visibility of the process. All of this enables developers ...

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