Block Duplicate Work Items
This extension provides the ability to block duplicate work item creation, similarity between work items is currently determined based on Dice's Coefficient.
Checks are automatically performed on work items of the same type | all types and on the following fields (configurable from the project's admin hub) :
As we are more interested in the textual content before performing our similarity check we normalize our text:
Similarity is established based on an index 0.0 - 1.0 :
By default this extension leverages a default threshold of 0.80 for similarity index, this threshold is configurable from the project's admin hub.
This extension can be leveraged in combination with the Find similar workitems extension to establish which work items are similar to the current item.