New features in JIRA Software

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JIRA Software's new onboarding experience gives you a clear path that's exactly right for your project. It lets you choose from sample data, imported data, or a newly created project to help you better understand how JIRA Software can be used. 

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 release. Release Hub mitigates risks, replaces status meetings, and provides a more confident and stress-free release process. 

Edit issues in agile boards

Reduce context switching and save time by editing issues from your agile board or backlog. We've made editing issue fields consistent so that you can edit fields and drag and drop attachments without having to view the issue in a new window.

Configure Versions and Components

Perform all actions related to Versions and Components configuration - search, create, view, update, delete - in one place. Make changes directly from the Release and Components pages, and drag and drop versions in the Releases section to help you sort and prioritize work.

Rich text editor

Create, edit and format issue descriptions and comments the way you want them with rich text editor. If you're copying and pasting from another application or adding tables to an issue description, easily do so without using Wiki markup. Available in JIRA Software Labs with 7.2.

Export issues directly to CSV

Save yourself time and effort in post-processing with the flexible file type that's compatible with just about every application - CSV. Import and export file types are now consistent so you can trust that the data will be brought over successfully.

Clone issues without sprint details

Have you ever needed to carry over an issue from a sprint to another sprint, board or even a different project? You can now clone an issue without bringing over historical sprint details.

Get started your way

JIRA Software's new onboarding experience gives you a clear path that's exactly right for your project. Choose from sample data, imported data, or a newly created project to help you better understand how JIRA Software can be used. 

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