My team is starting to use Wrike's request forms as a bug logging tool. We allow the (internal) reporter to provide a detailed description, as well as select which subsystem(s) the bug affects. The bugs get created as tasks in a folder where the development team will triage each bug.
What I'd like to do now is track the frequency of recurring bugs. I'd like to be able to link new bug reports to existing bugs to increase the existing bugs' frequency of occurrence. E.g. there is already a known bug, "Robot doesn't like cats", and we receive many reports of "Robot won't pet cat", "Robot doesn't play with cats", etc. I want to be able to read the description of the bug and "assign" it as another occurrence of "Robot doesn't like cats".
My workaround thus far has been to assign these new bugs as successors of the original bug, but I still can't track each bug's # of predecessors without manually counting the # of successors. I thought about adding a list of recurring bugs to the request from itself so that the reporter can link the bugs and automatically update the frequency field of the original bug, but that seems inefficient.
How can I automate this process? What are other ways that teams have used Wrike to track frequency of occurrence of bugs?
Thanks for your help!