Roadmaps in Jira Software

Plan smarter, communicate better, and release more predictably 

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Two roadmapping solutions to help you stay on target to achieve your goals

for your organization

Advanced Roadmaps

Available as part of Jira Software Premium. 

for your team

Basic Roadmaps

Available as part of Jira Software Standard.

Roll your work up to bigger goals

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Ladder work from multiple teams or projects up to a feature or goal with unlimited levels of hierarchy above the epic level.

Ladder your team’s work up to the epic level in Jira Software.

Track the big picture

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Plan and track how you’re making progress on the big picture across multiple teams.

Plan and track how you’re making progress on the big picture for a single team.

Get ahead of dependencies

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Track dependencies across multiple teams and projects to get ahead of dependencies and blockers across your organization.

Easily map dependencies within your team so you’re able to account for them when you’re making plans.

Plan with team capacity in mind

Keep your goals on track by accounting for whether your teams have bandwidth to complete the work they’ve scoped. See multiple teams' capacity on a sprint by sprint basis.

Envision different scenarios

Create multiple versions of your roadmap to account for different options or best and worst case scenarios. Paint a more complete picture of the potential options and outcomes.

as Part of all roadmaps

Keep your teams and organization in sync

Share your roadmaps

Smart filters ensure you can always share the right view of your roadmap for every stakeholder.

Stay up-to-date in real time

Your roadmaps are always in sync with the work your teams are tracking in Jira Software. 

Scale to new heights with Jira Software Premium

Jira Software Premium includes Advanced Roadmaps and several additional features designed to help teams, admins, and your organization scale.

Get Enterprise level visibility with roadmaps in Jira Align

Jira Align roadmaps support the complex environments of large enterprises with hundreds of teams and thousands of developers, connecting work in progress to strategic objectives.

Frequently asked questions

What’s the difference between the roadmap in Jira Software Cloud Free, Standard, and Premium? show+

Advanced Roadmaps is designed for managing work at both the team and cross-team level. Basic roadmaps is designed for helping individual teams better manage their work.

Do the different roadmaps support both Jira Software Cloud next-gen and classic projects? show+

Advanced Roadmaps currently only works with Jira Software classic projects. The basic roadmap currently only works with Jira Software next-gen projects. 

What is Advanced Roadmaps? show+

Advanced Roadmaps is a Jira Software Cloud Premium feature that's designed to help multiple teams collaborate together, track the big picture, identify dependencies across large pieces of work, and plan for team capacity.

Currently Advanced Roadmaps only works with Jira Software classic projects. 

Is it possible to get a free trial of Advanced Roadmaps? show+

Yes. If you’d like a free trial of Advanced Roadmaps, you can start a trial of Jira Software Cloud Premium here. If you’re an existing Jira Software Cloud customer, you can start a free Jira Software Premium trial by switching your plan to Premium in your ‘manage subscriptions’ settings.

If you’re using Jira Software Server or Data Center, you can start a free trial here.

What is basic roadmaps? show+

The basic roadmap is available to all customers on Jira Software Cloud. It’s specifically designed to help individual teams plan and track their big picture goals. Currently the basic roadmap is only available in Jira Software next-gen projects.

What is Jira Align? show+

Jira Align connects your business strategy to technical execution while providing real-time visibility. It allows enterprises to aggregate team-level data and makes all work visible across your enterprise in real-time. All layers of scale are connected, and everyone can get on the same page to determine scope, roadmaps and dependencies across teams and portfolios. You can easily connect strategic investments with customer value created in order to drive outcomes faster and more reliably.

Are the Roadmapping solutions available on-premises? show+

The basic roadmap is only available in Jira Software Cloud. Advanced Roadmaps is available as a standalone app for Jira Software Server and Data Center.