Cross project planning with Connected Projects
Connecting two or more projects is a great way to gather all information, tasks, teams, and sprints into a single view. Connecting projects also allows you to ease collaboration by bringing people and workflows together. And, connected Sprint planning lets you plan your roadmap with a more holistic perspective. So, easily prioritize cards across projects, and plan your Sprints to fit together across departments, e.g. for a major release.
Step 1: Click the + New button the top right corner of Forecast, and select Connected project
A modal will be prompted, where you will need to fill in some information.
Step 2: Name the connected project, and select the projects you wish to connect.
Step 3: Click Add
The connected project has been created. It will show up in a unified box under Projects.
Step 4: View your connected projects in the Projects page
Connected Projects lets you view and manage the Workflow across all the connected projects. Manage the team, do the sprint planning, and move cards around in the Workflow. A great tool and timesaver when dealing with more complicated projects.
Remember, all changes made inside your connected project will affect all the connected projects. This also means that certain parts of Project Settings will be dictated by the Connected Project, and thus not editable inside the individual project.
Connected projects in Scheduling, Projects View
Connected project are identified by the circular icon(see below).
Note: Click and expand the connected project, and get a quick glimpse of which projects are connected. Then, click on the hamburger icon (the three dots) to view the connected projects.
Remove Connected projects
1. To disconnect projects, just select the connected project, then select click on the hamburger icon (three-dot icon)
2. Select Projects and click on the three dots icon of the project you wish to remove and then click to remove.
Note: If you integrate with Jira connected projects are disabled, as they are not compatible with Jira.