Every company I've worked at in the last 9 years, from small startups
to multi-thousand-person public corporations, has used Jira for managing software
projects internally. In this post, I want to explain what Jira is and why
interacting with it at work makes me feel frustrated and unproductive.
Since I switched into engineering 8 years ago, I've witnessed a few productivity and
organization tools that have really been "transformative" in terms of how I do my day-to-day
work. In this post, I want to share my personal, before-and-after experiences with these.