Agile Tools settings

Settings for Agile Tools can be configured at two places:

1. Global Settings : Requires Jira admin privileges.

a. Jira Server / Data Center: Navigate to Settings → System page. You will find Agile Tools → Hierarchy Settings link on the left navigation bar, as per screen shot below.

 

b. Jira Cloud : Navigate to Settings → Apps page. You will find Agile Tools → Hierarchy Settings link on the left navigation bar, as per screen shot below.

 

2. User Level Settings : User can override Global Settings, by changing the settings from any of the Agile Tools pages by clicking on the gear icon as below. The settings are per user and are cached locally on each user’s machine.

 

Clicking on Settings will open the following pop up screen.

 

The below settings can be changed :

  1. Common : The time unit display on all the reports can be changed from here to either hours/days/default. More details explained here.

  2. Epic Hierarchy :

    1. Time Tracking progress : The time progress % of all the issues of your project can be based on either remaining estimate or original estimate calculation. The formulae to calculate the same is described in detail here.

    2. Story Points: If you wish to include story points for issue types other than Story, select the option “Consider Issues other than Story” to “Yes”. More details explained here.

    3. Common : You can hide/show the columns on Epic Hierarchy or change the time Unit Display on Epic Hierarchy and TIS/TWA reports through this setting. More details explained here.

    4. Field Names: If the Issue type names have been changed in your Jira instance you need to specify them in the global settings. More details explained here.

3. Time Reports : This setting is applicable to TIS and TWA report You can configure the working days
in a week and your working hours from this setting. Also the number of issues which can be exported to
Excel can be set from here. The max number allowed is 5000. More details explained here.