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WatchTower is an add-on that pulls issues from several Jiras and Trello and gathers them into an agile board. You can collect tasks from Cloud and Hosted Jiras as well as Trello at one place. The add-on maps the issues, indicates their origin and organizes them into columns. You can configure the board, and move issue cards within the board using drag-n-drop. The add-on allows logging your work from the board. WatchTower updates changes directly to tickets in source Jira instances.
|Jira Source||Remote or Local instance of Jira from which WatchTower needs to pull data.|
|Trello Source||Connection to remote Trello board|
Board similar to Agile board, which can show issues from different Jira sources in Kanban ( and Backlog for cloud) view and allow set of actions on issues like
JQL which will be executed on Source Jira in order to pull data into WatchTower Board
|Source Filter||Filter on Source Jira|
|Kanban view||View of classic Kanban board for issues pulled from different sources with possibility to change status, change issues, assign etc|
|Backlog view||View of backlog for issues from different sources that show data from two left columns mapped in configuration.|
Installation & Administration guidelines
Please follow Standard Atlassian Installation instruction for Jira addon.
- As Jira administrator you can alter sharing permission
After instal you get additional menu item in top bar - "WatchTower" which is the entrance point for all further user actions
Sample Use Case
By following configuration guideline you will be able to manipulate and work with issues from different Jira on one WatchTower Board.
In our case we have 4 sources : Local ( where add-on is installed) + 1 Cloud instance + 1 hosted Jira instance + 1 Trello Source
After all setup is done - WatchTower shows issues from different sources, split on smimlanes based on origin and allows changing status, reporting work etc
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