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Transitioning to YouTrack from Other Tools

Organizations rely on issue tracking software to help manage tasks in a systematic way. Each organization selects a tracker that suits their specific needs and manages to fit within their budget. Even when you're not the person responsible for selecting which software your team uses, you still end up investing a significant amount of time learning how to get the most out of the application. This, in turn, increases your own productivity and make you better at doing what you do best.

If you have experience working with another issue tracking platform, you have probably developed an affinity for working with the software in a specific way. What happens when your team has decided to switch, or you join an organization that uses YouTrack? Do you forget everything you learned about working with the old platform and start from square one?

Fortunately, that doesn't always have to be the case. The process of learning a new tool can be a refreshing opportunity to optimize your workflow and discover improved functionalities. You might also discover how to replicate the functionality that helped you be your must productive self when working with your previous toolkit. The information on this page is meant to guide you through the practical steps you can take to transit smoothly from working with another issue tracker to becoming proficient in YouTrack.

This guide is intended for individual users and project managers.

  • If you're an individual who has experience working with other tools, use this information to help you discover features that can boost your productivity.

  • If you're a project manager or team lead, use this information to help your team switch from one platform to another without losing momentum.

Last modified: 19 July 2024