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
It may take some time before you see the changes in Forecast depending on how many tasks need to be updated.