Not all tickets are created equal. What follows is a conversation starter about how tickets should be prioritized by the core team:

type

impact

complexity

patch included?

core will typically

typical urgency

defect

high

low

yes

screen

highest

defect

high

low

no

vet, implement, screen

high

defect

high

high

yes

screen

high

defect

high

high

no

vet, implement, screen

medium

defect

low

low

yes

screen

medium

defect

low

low

no

vet

medium

defect

low

high

yes

screen

medium

defect

low

high

no

vet

medium

enhancement

high

low

yes

screen

low

enhancement

high

low

no

vet, implement, screen

low

enhancement

high

high

yes

screen

low

enhancement

high

high

no

vet, implement, screen

low

enhancement

low

low

yes

screen

none

enhancement

low

low

no

vet

none

enhancement

low

high

yes

screen

none

enhancement

low

high

no

vet

none

How this maps to the current JIRA workflow:

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