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IBM DOORS Integration with Jira

The integration of IBM DOORS (Both DOORS and DOORS Next Generation) with Jira ensures complete visibility into how each requirement is progressing through the application development lifecycle.

With this integration, the Product Management team can track the development of each requirement and the development team can have real-time access to any updates/changes made to a scheduled requirement.

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IBM DOORS – Jira Integration Overview

In an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) environment, the choice of systems, and the collaboration between the cross-functional teams play a great role in delivering quality solutions. While the choice of systems impacts the productivity of a team, cross-functional collaboration helps the teams get complete context of the business requirements. Best-of-breed systems such as IBM DOORS (Both DOORS and DOORS Next Generation) and Jira bring rich functionalities to the ecosystem. With the integration of IBM DOORS and Jira, there will be real-time visibility into business requirements and products development for both the Development and Product Management teams.

How IBM DOORS – Jira integration is beneficial for an enterprise

  • Track the estimated and actual development effort.
  • Trace the requirement breakdown completely – access the features, tasks, sub-tasks associated with the requirement
  • Get complete context of the business requirement and receive real-time updates when there is a change in the plan
  • Coordinate on the delivery timelines seamlessly with concurrent updates on changes
  • Get full traceability into the Quality Assurance (QA) reports from both systems

With IBM DOORS + Jira integration, enterprises can:

Micro Focus ALM JIRA Integration
  • Make better and faster decisions
  • Reduce time-to-time market
  • Ensure complete traceability of a ‘requirement’
  • Ensure quality delivery in stipulated time
  • Leverage the best of functionality and collaboration in the delivery ecosystem

How OpsHub Integration Manager integrates IBM DOORS and Jira

OpsHub Integration Manager provides bi-directional integration between IBM DOORS (Both DOORS and DOORS Next Generation) and Jira. It ensures that all historical and current data is available to each user, in that user’s preferred system, with full context, in real-time. All ‘requirements’ from IBM DOORS automatically synchronize to Jira and all the details associated with the‘requirement’ synchronize back to IBM DOORS. IBM DOORS and Jira integration also helps Product team in development schedule and effort estimation.

Steps to Integrate IBM DOORS and Jira

  • Step 1: Configure IBM DOORS and Jira systems.
  • Step 2: Configure the mapping.
    • Step 2.1: Select the project and the Entities for mapping.
    • Step 2.2: Map the fields of the selected entities.
  • Step 3: Configure the integration.
  • Step 4: Activate the integration.

Popularly synchronized entities

IBM DOORS JIRA Entities Mapping

Benefits of integration for IBM DOORS and Jira users


  • Traceability for requirements throughout the Application Lifecycle
  • Visibility into the progress of development work: status and effort details
  • Reduced dependency on manual communication for business decision making

Jira users

  • Access to the business requirements within Jira and real-time updates for any changes, enhancements
  • Complete view into the business goals and targets
  • Automatic synchronization of requirement status to IBM DOORS saves time for Jira users

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