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JIRA-BizMerlin Integration

May 10, 2019 · Integrating BizMerlinHR with 3rd Party Applications,

You can easily integrate your BizMerlin cloud instance with your Atlassian cloud instance.

I. Linking JIRA with BizMerlin

  1. Setup JIRA in Third Party Integrations

    1. Go to the top right “Setup” menu and scroll down then click on “Third Party Integrations”: Setup-> Third Party Integrations.
    2. On the Third Party Integrations page, click on the button “Add New” and choose “JIRA”.
    3. In the field Host specify your JIRA account URL (the address of your Atlassian cloud site).  For example, if your Jira dashboard is at https://ACME.atlassian.net/secure/Dashboard.jspa then the Host name should be https://ACME.atlassian.net
    4. Fill in your Username in field Username and Password in Password field.


            Now, you are ready to Integrate with JIRA.

    2. Add JIRA function in Post Functions

    1. Go to the top right “Setup” menu and scroll down and click on “Third Party Integrations” and click on “Post Functions”: Setup->Third Party Integrations-> Post Functions.
    2. On Post Functions page, select Object as “Project” from drop down, JIRA integration configured in section 1 (Setup JIRA in Third Party Integrations) from Third Party Integration drop down as well as “createproject” from Function drop down with field mapping in given Text Area.
    3. Click “Save” button to save Post Function.
    4. You can see selected Post Function in the table on the same page.

Now, you are ready to create project in JIRA, whenever you will create a Project in BizMerlin.

II. Automatic JIRA project synchronization with BizMerlin Project

BizMerlin-JIRA integration allows you to sync the creation of “Projects”: when you create a “Project” entity in BizMerlinHR, the system syncs and automatically creates a “Project” entity in JIRA.

     Creating New “Project” in BizMerlin and syncing with “Projects” in JIRA

  1. In BizMerlin, go to the top menu “Allocations” and click “Projects”.
  2. Then you can see a list of all your Projects with BizMerlin. Click on “New Project” button on top left corner of this page.
  3. Fill in the required fields and click “Save Project” button. Your project will be created in BizMerlin as well as JIRA.

     Pulling  “Projects” in BizMerlin from JIRA

  1. In BizMerlin, go to the top menu “Allocations” and click “Projects”.
  2. There you see a button “Pull from JIRA” on top right.
  3. Click on button. Your all JIRA projects will be created in BizMerlin.
  4. Finally, you will see a notification message on screen.

Note: The JIRA User specified in Third Party Integrations setup will become the Lead of the Project in JIRA.

        Failure Conditions

  • You must specify Username instead Email used to login into your JIRA Account.
  • If you specify Email id then Project creation in JIRA will fail.
  • You must specify correct Username and Password of you JIRA account.

III. Update expense/invoice

This is not currently supported. If your want to modify Project details, you need to modify it directly in JIRA.