Yes, it can be a problem when child issues in Jira are not properly closed, and the parent issue is left in an incorrect status. Automating the process of transitioning the parent issue to its final status based on the status of its child issues is an excellent solution to this problem.
In this article, you can learn how Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) app provides a way to implement such automation using its triggers, conditions, and actions. By using this app, you can simplify the process for your users and ensure that the issue status accurately reflects reality. This leads to better reporting and a more efficient workflow.