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Jira Software features

How agile teams build and support world class software

Plan Ahead, Pivot Quickly

Timelines Try it

Use the interactive timeline to try adding epics, mapping work items, dependencies, and releases on a timeline. Timelines keep your teams and stakeholders in sync.

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Manage your work with powerful agile boards

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Learn and improve

Reports and insights

Out-of-the-box reports and dashboards in Jira Software offer critical insights within the context of your work to ensure your teams are always up to date and set up for success.

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Project flexibility

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Autonomy and structure

Choose from team or company-managed projects. Jira fits around your workflows.

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Customizable workflows

Create customizable workflows that map to any style of work.

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Extend with apps and integrations

Extend the power of Jira Software. 3000+ apps and integrations available. Learn more

Drag and drop automation

Focus on the important things. Let automation do the rest. Powerful, yet simple - Jira automation is actually fun to use.

Automation String: "When" "If" "Then" "Add"

You have self-hosted and cloud options

In the cloud, on your own infrastructure, or at massive scale, Jira Software has your platform covered.

Feature comparison

Cloud Server Data Center
Project and issue tracking Yes Yes Yes
Scrum and kanban support Yes Yes Yes
Backlog prioritization and sprint planning Yes Yes Yes
Flexible workflow Yes Yes Yes
Developer tool integrations Yes Yes Yes
Out-of-the-box agile reporting Yes Yes Yes
Rich APIs Yes Yes Yes
Plug-and-play add-ons Yes Yes Yes
Mobile Yes Coming Soon Coming Soon
Active active-clustering No No Yes
Disaster recovery Yes No Yes
Zero downtime upgrades Cloud customers are automatically upgraded to the latest release No Yes
SAML single sign-on Available with Atlassian Access No Yes
Enforced two-step verification Available with Atlassian Access No Yes
Password Policies Available with Atlassian Access No Yes
Let developers focus on code

See code and deployment status at a glance in Jira

View repositories

Include an issue key in a commit, branch name, or PR and it will automatically update in Jira.

See development status

View and create branches, pull requests and view commits right inside the Jira issue development panel.

Get DevOps visibility

Visualize and measure progress from idea through to production across all tools.
See code in Jira Software
See code in Jira Software
Devops diagram: Plan, code, deploy, operate, collaborate

Open DevOps

No single vendor can deliver everything your team needs to do DevOps. But using multiple tools can be messy. With Atlassian Open DevOps - you don’t need to choose. 

Using Jira as the central source of truth for your DevOps practices, unlock the extensibility of an open, diverse toolchain while keeping the ease and coordination of an all-in-one.

Designed for security and scale

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Atlassian Access

Sleep soundly with enhanced administration and security backed by SAML SSO, enforced 2-step verification, automated user provisioning, and more.

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Jira Software Premium

Ensure your team and organization are ready to scale with 99.9% uptime SLAs, unlimited storage, 24x7 Premium Support, and more.


Investments in GDPR and Privacy Shield ensure all data is handled with care.

Security and compliance

Rest easy with Atlassian’s world-class security and compliance.

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