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Automatic Update to Project Status when Task Status is Changed

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    Al Sape

    This is a great feature and would be very useful. One of the best implementations I've seen of this is in Clubhouse.io:  when you a task in an Epic to "started," there is a prompt giving you the choice whether to start the Epic, or not.  We had this problem in Jira when we used it - tasks would be started, but the Epics would perpetually need to be updated independently, and the team rarely kept this up.

    Automation would be useful here so hopefully that is planned and would include this function.

     

    Thanks!

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    Karina Fluker

    This would be a HUGE game changer for project managers! We would love to implement using Project Statuses - now that custom ones are available - to give better visibility overall to project managers. But it's going to be difficult to implement if we need someone keeping tracking of which items are done and which affect the status of the overall project.

    If we could designate some tasks as being the transition points in the overall project - so that when they're marked completed - the Project moves to the next step (or a specific step) in the Project Work Flow that would be AMAZING. And save SO much time.

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    Julie Fleming

    I'm completely for this… as an agency we move items in our workflow from… active to waiting for feedback, it would be great if it would automatically do this when a task is marked completed. Say with automation… if this task is x, simply change all tasks status after the task is marked completed to x, OR more intricate change the next dependent task's status to x OR ideally, change the next dependent task status and all its subtasks to x. Any of these would be ideal. 

    We have the same problem as the initial reply… Sometimes something says 'waiting for feedback' and we received the feedback and the feedback task was marked off, but the custom active workflow status wasn't changed from 'waiting for feedback' to 'active'

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    Eric G

    +1

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    Diana Gonsalves

    Any updates on this?

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