Once you have installed the NASA - Not Another Standup App from the Atlassian Marketplace, it will be automatically added to your app selection in Jira. 
Before you can start using the app for your standup meetings, you need to configure a couple of settings to accommodate your team structure and processes. 

Please complete the following steps in order to start using the NASA - Not Another Standup App for your standup meetings. 

Scopes: How to allow and accept scope access for NASA - Not Another Standup App within your instance

Step 1: Open your Jira Cloud instance and click on "Apps" in the top menu.

Step 2: Select "NASA - Not Another Standup App" from the dropdown.

Step 3: Click on "Allow access" when prompted to.

Step 4: Click on "Accept". Once you have accepted the scopes, you can proceed to the next step.


Setting up your Standup Stream for Jira

Before making use of the NASA - Not Another Standup App, you will have to configure the app and connect it to the relevant Jira Projects of your choice. 
When accessing the app for the first time, you will be greeted by the setup page, please complete the following steps to set up your app:

Step 1 - Select Your Board: 

NASA meeting streams must be connected to a Jira board. This will determine which issues are then displayed to users by the app.

Click on the “Jira Board“ dropdown to reveal your available options. 

Some tips for selecting boards

  • The dropdown will display boards to which the current user has access.
  • Boards can include issues from one or multiple projects.
  • Make sure the selected board is restricted to just some projects.
  • The project(s) team(s) will be prepopulated as the meeting participants.
  • Any board can be configured to include Jira Service Management projects. However, the board will have to be stored in a Jira Software project.

Select which project you want to connect from the dropdown.

Under “Name of Meeting Stream“ you can give individual teams dedicated standup stream names to differentiate them. 

Change the logo for your meeting stream by clicking on “Change Logo“ to upload a new image.
Once you are done click on “Next” to proceed to the next step.

Step 2 - Which Issues should we suggest: 

Give a name to your suggested issues which will be displayed to your participants when preparing for a standup meeting.

Select which Jira issues you want to see - you can choose from:

  • “Priority“,
  • “Issue Type“,
  • “Status”, or
  • “By Jira Issue Filter“.

Once you have chosen one of the options (for example: "Issue Type"), you'll have the option to refine that selection. In this case, you'll be able to choose from the issue types available in your project (for example: “Task“).

For more information on the different types of suggested Jira Issue selections you can choose from, click here.

Once you are done, click “Next” to proceed to the next step.

Step 3 - Select your Scrum Master and participants: 

Click on the “Scrum Master“ to add your Scrum Master. 

By default, the creator of the stream will show as Scrum Master.

Start typing the name of the Jira user which you want to set as Scrum Master.

Click on the name of the user once it appears in order to select it.

Click on the “Coverers“ to add a coverer for when your Scrum Master is not available.

Start typing the name of the Jira user that you want to set as Coverer.

Click on the name of the user once it appears in order to select it.

To add Participants, click on the check boxes next to their names to add them to your stream.

Once you are done click on “Next” to proceed to the next step.

Step 4 - Meeting Questions: 

Click on the text fields to start creating your custom questions, or click on "Next" to save the the default questions in your stream.

Each question can be edited, deleted, or rearranged according to your team’s preference.

Please consider the order of the questions as this is how it will be reflected during the standup preparation phase.

Additional questions can be added to the stream by clicking on the “Add question“ button

Once an additional text field has been added, you'll be prompted to write your additional question.

Click on the “check“ button to submit your question to the stream.

Once done, click “Next” to proceed to the next step.

Step 5 - Select the Number of Meetings per Week: 
Make sure to click the “check” mark for each day of the week when standup meetings will occur.

Click on “Select Time” to change at what time your meeting is taking place.

Click on your team’s preferred meeting time to select it.

Select your Project Cadence based on frequency.

Project Cadence

The project cadence is used to calculate team performance statistics, such as goal completion rates. 

For Scrum boards, the project cadence is equal to the sprint length, and this setting will not be displayed. 

Once you are done click on “Next” to proceed to the next step.

Step 6 - Duration: 

Click on the dropdown to select your standup meeting duration.
Please note that you can select between "Total Length" and "Time per Participant".

  • Total Length: If you and your team dedicate a fixed amount of time to your standup meetings, you can select this option and enter your desired duration time, for example: 15 minutes.
  • Time per Participant: If you do not have a fixed amount of time for standup meetings, you can allow a specific amount of time per participant, for example: 3 minutes per participant.

Once you have selected your standup meeting duration, click on “Finish” to finalise the setup process.