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Love linking issues in Jira but can’t see the big picture?

Love linking issues in Jira but can’t see the big picture?

On the face of it, Jira has only two or three levels of hierarchy. Standard issue types as parents and sub-task issue types as children are the two levels. Epics sort of makes a third level. But that’s all the hierarchy you have. Nevertheless, while Jira has a limited ancestry tree, nothing limits the web of issue links in Jira. Hah, the joy of linking Jira issues! From the most generic “related” link to the very specific “duplicates” every Jira user loves linking, and linking, and linking. With links, Jira reflects the nuances and complexity of real life. Each task is part of a big chain reaction. To be effective in solving any Jira issue...

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