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The integration of VersionOne and Jira brings seamless coordination between the product management and development team, which in turn paves the way for a highly productive, agile delivery chain.

VersionOne and 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, the cross-functional collaboration helps the teams get complete context of the business requirements.

Best-of-breed systems such as VersionOne and Jira bring rich functionalities to the ecosystem. By integrating VersionOne with Jira, the product management team will have real-time visibility into the development plan as well as the progress of each requirement. It will also give developers clarity on business requirements and customer expectations.

How VersionOne and Jira integration is beneficial for an enterprise

  • Trace the requirement breakdown and associated test cases
  • 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

With VersionOne and Jira integration, enterprises can:

VersionOne JIRA Integration

How OpsHub Integration Manager integrates VersionOne and Jira

OpsHub Integration Manager integrates VersionOne and Jira bidirectionally. 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 ‘backlog items’ from VersionOne along with ‘actuals’ synchronize to Jira giving the development team visibility into the development work and estimated effort hours. The product management team using VersionOne also has real-time visibility into the progress of the development work; and therefore, they can plan the iterations better.

Popularly synchronized entities

VersionOne JIRA Entities Mapping

Use Case: VersionOne integration with Jira

Problem statement: The project management and development team are using VersionOne as a project management system and Jira as a development system. If these two systems are not synchronized, the Project Manager doesn’t have clear visibility into efforts taken to complete a task, status of a task, and similar details to plan incoming customer requests.

Solution: When Jira and VersionOne are integrated, the Project Manager will have real time visibility into the work of development team, which in turn will improve the overall planning and estimation process.

  1. The Project Manager logs a ‘user story’ in VersionOne.
  2. The ‘user story’ synchronizes to Jira.
  3. The development team breaks the ‘user stories’ into ‘tasks’ in Jira and log their effort hours.
  4. The ‘tasks’ in Jira are synchronized to ‘Actuals’ in VersionOne, which is the effort tracking entity.
  5. The Project Manager, therefore, has clear and real-time visibility into how the development work is progressing.
VersionOne integration with JIRA

Benefits of integration for VersionOne and Jira users

VersionOne users

  • Traceability for business requirements throughout
    the ALM tool chain
  • Visibility into the progress of development work & the QA cycle
  • No dependency on manual communication for
    making business decisions

Jira users

  • Access to the business requirements and associated updates from within Jira
  • Complete context of the customer requirements and priorities
  • No manual efforts needed to keep product management teams updated on the development status