What's new in JIRA Software

Get the low down on all the recent updates

Delegate sprint management

New sprint permissions in JIRA Software give team leads, scrum masters, and end users more control. By adding new levels of permissions, those working in sprints can be more agile and work the way they want.

Add context to flagged issues

The new flag and comment feature brings flagging and commenting into a single action, so team members always have context around why an issue is flagged.

Organize large bodies of work

To keep you organized, completed and closed epics, or epics from other projects, no longer appear in the epic link field when you use the epic link dropdown.

Prioritize like a pro

JIRA Software has everything your team needs to organize work and plan a great sprint from configurable agile boards with easy drag-and-drop prioritization to story point estimation.

Take visibility to new heights

Whether your team uses scrum, kanban, or a mixed methodology, JIRA Software supports the agile framework that matches the way your team works. It also connects to your favorite developer tools so that you can engage in code reviews, see build status, and follow software deployment status, all from your team's board. 

Release with confidence

To bring some sanity back into your release process, JIRA Software includes Release Hub: a single dashboard that provides teams with real-time visibility into the status and progress of an upcoming releases. Release Hub mitigates risks, replaces status meetings, and provides a more confident and stress-free release process. 

Make JIRA Software your own

Use JIRA Software's new sidebar to create shortcuts to everything from your team's Spotify playlist to helpful Stack overflow articles to requirement specs in Confluence. Having these important links in the sidebar keeps everything related to your software team's project exactly where it should be: just one click away. 

Release with confidence

To bring some sanity back into your release process, JIRA Software includes Release Hub: a single dashboard that provides teams with real-time visibility into the status and progress of an upcoming releases. Release Hub mitigates risks, replaces status meetings, and provides a more confident and stress-free release process. 

Kanban boards

Flexible kanban boards give your team full visibility into what’s next so you can continuously deliver maximum output in minimal cycle time.

Agile reporting

Teams have access to more than a dozen out-of-the-box reports with real-time, actionable insights into how their teams are performing sprint over sprint.

Portfolio planning

Get visibility across all teams and projects with Portfolio for JIRA. forecast realistic roadmaps, manage team resources and track progress with real-time planning.

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