The description below will help you to learn more about all the SLA Time and Report features.
We've prepared this short video to help you understand how everything works in SLA Time and Report and how to set up your first SLA!
1. Go to the installed add-on
First of all, find the installed "SLA Time and Report" add-on below the Jira settings menu item. Click to open the add-on.
2. SLA Configurations
Go tothe SLA configuration menu to create a new SLA timer.
If you need some instructions or tips on how to set up SLA, you can follow the instructions from our Step by step SLA Wizard to understand how to work with SLA Time and Report. Our wizard will help you to set up an SLA step by step. To use this option, firstly click “SLA Manager” and afterward click the “Setup Wizard” button.
Note: if you are a new user, you will meet our Wizard as soon as you open the SLA configuration menu for the first time. It will show up automatically.
Follow the steps shown by our Wizard to create your SLA.
Or just click the “+Add new” button to start the creation of a new SLA configuration.
Select what type of SLA Goal you want to use for the new SLA config. It can be based on a time limit or a negotiated date (read more here).
Then you can configure other parameters for the new SLA config:
SLA Goals settings with automated actions
Pay attention that Pause condition, First/Multi-cycle options and SLA Reset are disabled for SLA configs with the negotiated date.
At Start/Stop/Pause conditions, you can choose standard and custom issue fields, which are used by your team for each project.
Further, you can add conditions for SLA Reset and select the Multi-Cycle option to get the cumulative sum of all cycles' duration between origin and end statuses.
At the SLA goals setting menu you canspecify SLA goals (time limit or negotiated date) and choose the Automate action for exceeded issues:
You can choose an option to notify users separately or/and a group of users in comments about exceeded issues. If you have many users, use the Search field.
After setting, you need to save all configurations.
Also, on the left side menu, you can see a list of SLAs and Work schedules, configured before. You can add the new ones, copy or delete them. Read more about setting the Work schedules here.
3. Report generation
For reporting, you can filter a list of issues based on which you’ll get SLA data analysis. You can filter by such options: