Floodlight - Live diagrams for JIRA is a web-based application which is available via the Atlassian marketplace to teams who already have an instance of JIRA. The app resides in the JIRA instance at a JIRA project level.
Floodlight is designed to:
Floodlight achieves the above by providing the product team with a diagramming interface within their JIRA project. Diagrams can then be synced to the product backlog converting visual (diagram) user stories and epics into backlog (list) user stories and epics. During planning sessions user stories and epics can then be explained to the development team within a visual context ensuring the team has the best possible contextual understanding of the tasks they will work on. As these user stories and epics are then worked on, so the teams’ progress is displayed by having the colours of each user story and epic change to a status-based colour:
The Floodlight application supports only cloud based JIRA instances and is simply installed via UPM. Licenses can be obtained from the Atlassian Marketplace.
You need to be a JIRA Administrator in order to install Floodlight.. Please ensure you have the latest version of the Universal Plugin Manager installed.
The installation options for Floodlight are as follows:
Install Floodlight from the Atlassian marketplace
Upload the installation file in JIRA
You can buy new licenses, renew existing ones or upgrade from one tier to another.Floodlight license needs to match the JIRA license
Please note, if you are using a commercial (i.e. not a trial) license for Floodlight, it must match (or be greater than) your JIRA license.
For example, if you have a JIRA 25 User Commercial license you must have a Floodlight 25 User Commercial license.
Floodlight trial licenses do not need to match JIRA licenses.
Adding a license key purchased on the Atlassian Marketplace:
If you have an older version of the Universal Plugin Manager select the "Plugins" menu, select the "Manage My Plugins" tab and click on Floodlight. This will take you to the License key section where you can insert the new license key.
It is recommended to review the User Guide prior to using Floodlight guide to familiarize yourself with the suggested processes of working with Floodlight in order to get the most out of the add-on.