Decision tables help you control your business processes configured in Jira in many ways, especially if there is a need to have more structured and more complex processes that involve persons from different organizational units or teams. This is usually true for larger organizations with stricter internal regulations and procedures and wants to implement those regulations in IT systems like Jira. Decision tables can be a good choice to model such regulations and configure them in the IT system. Additionally, they are easily understandable by both Business and Technical staff.
Provided examples show how to use decision tables to control more complex workflow processes in Jira. There could be different people involved depending on the data stored in the process. Here decision tables are used for simple mapping to automatically fill related data, for automatic assignment of responsible person or groups, for advanced access control on an Issue level or to control dynamic fields in forms.
Examples use decision tables modeled for some business processes related to the processing of costs in large organizations. This could include plans of purchasing, budgets, expenses, etc. We have some custom fields relates to the data of where costs arise (Department, Cost Centre), what kind of costs (categorization) and amount (how much money we spent). These data are used in decision tables.