If you are looking for how to initially set up your integration and sync your very first project between Jira and Forecast, see the Jira Cloud article.
Time to read: 5 minutes
- Synchronize an existing Forecast Project with Jira in a few simple steps
- Projects and tasks will stay up-to-date as data is added and/or updated in both Jira or Forecast
- When using Forecast with Jira, your people scheduling, project planning, estimates, time tracking, and high-level portfolio overview will always be synchronized with your current development tasks and issues
- You can choose to prefix your task titles in Forecast with the ID of their linked Jira issues
Synchronize an Existing Forecast Project
Step 1: Go to the project's settings in Forecast
Step 2: Scroll down to the bottom of the settings page, see Apps and Integrations
Step 3: Click on sync to Jira cloud
Change Jira Prefix Settings
Step 1: Go to the Jira integration page in your admin panel in Forecast
Step 2: Select whether you prefer None, Simple, or Full Jira prefix on your issues in Forecast, i.e. Tasks
The changes should come into effect immediately.