Chapter 17. JIRA Best Practices

JIRA can become cumbersome to manage when used by many users for different use cases, especially custom schemes that are shared among projects. Imagine a case where a project manager asks you to remove a certain custom field from one of his project's screens, but you accidentally remove it from other projects too. In this chapter, we will discuss the best practices JIRA administrators can employ to maintain their instances.

In this chapter, we will cover the following:

  • A word of caution before modifying default schemes and configurations
  • The JIRA customization process
  • Using project context to assign different options in multiple projects
  • Creating too many custom fields—a factor in slow performance
  • Choosing a custom field ...

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