5 New Jira Apps to Automate Your Work – First Quarter 2019

May 30, 2019
10 min

It is always great to find more clever ways to get things done with the help of new Jira apps. Our team takes a careful look at all new apps released every quarter on the Atlassian Marketplace to share the crème de la crème with you (smile).

Here are some of the most interesting Jira apps launched between January 1st and March 31st this year:

Let’s check them out to learn more about their capabilities.

Zoom Integration for Jira Service Desk

Zoom is one of the leading cloud-based video communication platforms for online conferencing, chats, and webinars. Last year Atlassian announced their partnership with Zoom. This will help Atlassian users to unleash their potential having the right set of integrated tools that perfectly work together.

Zoom Integration for Jira Service Desk helps deliver the best customer service to Zoom and Atlassian users all over the world.

Now a Zoom meeting with your colleagues and partners is just a click away in Jira. They can easily join discussions via desktop, mobile, or conference room from a simple link.

You can create and schedule meetings related to specific issue directly in Jira. This app helps you to save the summary of the meeting adding a corresponding comment when you complete the meeting. If you recorded the meeting, all users can find its transcript and recording in Jira issue.

Having a video meeting with your team and customers can help you resolve issues more efficiently and quickly. Try this free app to enjoy the power of team collaboration in Jira.

Pricing: The Zoom Integration for Jira Service Desk app for Jira Cloud is free to use.

Epic Time Tracking for Jira

Epic Time Tracking for Jira is an efficient tool that helps you get a detailed overview of your rolled-up hours at a glance for an epic across multiple issues.

Jira issues get an additional panel that allows you to track time estimated, time remaining, and time logged to the epic. You can view the issues and their estimates clicking any of these tabs.

You can also easily access a summary of the child issues on the epic. This table contains all the required information to get a quick overview.

This tool helps you keep an eye on the work logged on your epics getting the total hours logged and initial estimated of all the issues assigned to the epic.

Pricing: The price of Epic Time Tracking for Jira Server starts from $17 for 25 users and ends at $800 for 10,000+ users.

Action Undo For Jira

Action Undo For Jira is a simple tool that can be very helpful for every Jira user. It allows you to cancel any action done to a Jira issue. You can either click the Undo button in the More menu or you just use the Z+Z shortcut combination. This action refreshes the page and the last action in the issue history will be reverted.

Moreover, you can undo actions of other users if you have permissions to edit the relevant fields and issues. This app allows you to undo actions several times in a row skipping the undo actions and the action you’ve already cancelled.

Pricing: The price of the Action Undo For Jira app for Jira Server starts from $75 for 25 users and ends at $3,000 for 10,000+ users.

Multiple Checklists for Jira

Teams of all sizes use checklists to track their tasks and work smarter. Multiple Checklists for Jira is an app that helps you break large tasks into smaller pieces to get them done faster. You can create as many checklists as you need in one Jira issue. This app allows you to use checklist templates you can assign to projects and issue types. Moreover, you can automatically add checklists to newly created issues.

Of course, you can quickly add, rename, delete or reorganize any item in your checklist.

This flexible tool helps you effectively measure progress on your projects providing you with a snapshot of key tasks and milestones per issue.

Pricing: The Multiple Checklists for Jira app pricing for Jira Cloud starts at $8/mo for 20 users and ends at $1,035/mo for 5,000 users. The price of this app for Jira Server starts from $160 for 25 users and ends at $3,040 for 10,000+ users.

Testify for Jira – Simple Test Server

Testify for Jira – Simple Test Server is an app that helps you simplify the process of testing of your production environment. It allows you to easily configure your testing Jira instance with environment variables.

You can install this add-on both in production and test environments enabling it once you need it. You activate a bunch of features when you set the environment variable TESTIFY_ACTIVE=true:

  • The color of the Jira menu bar turns red
  • The app disables mail function

You can also set other environment variable to facilitate you tests:

  • Use TESTIFY_LICENSE=<license> to overwrite the Jira application license
  • Use TESTIFY_BASEURL=<url> to change the base URL to match the new staging instance

This app saves your time and effort helping you easily distinguish staging from production.

Pricing: The price of Testify for Jira – Simple Test Server for Jira Server starts from $120 for 25 users and ends at $6,000 for 10,000+ users.

If you have any questions, feel free to comment on this blog post below. Tell us more about your favorite Jira apps.