JIRA Server

Integrate with JIRA Server to sync your projects between JIRA and Forecast

If you're looking for JIRA Cloud, click here.

The integration with JIRA Server lets you synchronize your projects between JIRA and Forecast. Projects and tasks will stay up-to-date as data is added and/or updated in either JIRA or Forecast.

Many software developers are fond of the JIRA solution, while management often doesn't really feel the same. This integration allows for a combined workflow between both JIRA and Forecast users.

Using Forecast with JIRA, your people scheduling, project planning, estimates, time tracking, and high level portfolio overview will always be synchronized with current development tasks and issues. Easily estimate and plan new features in Forecast, and have them automatically be synced to JIRA. Thus, critical information is shared and collaboration is effortless.

Setup

Step 1: Go to the JIRA Server integration, click here.

Step 2: Click Activate

Before we can continue you need to create an Application Link in your JIRA instance following these steps:

As an administrator in your JIRA instance

Step 3: Go to Administration > Applications > Application links

Step 4: Create a new link to: https://app.forecast.it/

Step 5: Set Application Name to: Forecast

Step 6: Choose Application Type: Generic Application

Step 7: Click Continue

When the link has been created

Step 8: Click on the link's pencil icon and go to Incoming Authentication

Step 9: Set Consumer Key to the key generated and shown on the integration page in Forecast

Step 10: Set Consumer Name to: Forecast

Step 11: Set Public Key to the unique key generated and shown on the integration page in Forecast

Step 12: Set Consumer Callback URL to: https://api.forecast.it/jira-server/oauth

Step 13: Click Save

When the Application Link has been created in JIRA

Step 14: Enter the URL for your JIRA instance, and click Authenticate

Projects and cards will now be synchronized between JIRA and Forecast, and new added and/or updated data will automatically stay up-to-date.

NOTE: This app is only available for JIRA Cloud and JIRA Server. If you're using JIRA Data Center, please contact us.