Jira Software: Typical Use Cases

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The Jira platform is, at its core, our workflow engine that allows you to track issues or tasks through a predefined, customizable workflow. These tasks can be organized by project, allowing for the entirety of your organization to track their issues at a project level with complete transparency using granular user permissions.

Jira Software is our agile project management tool. It allows you to track tasks through a predefined workflow that can be modified to fit your exact requirements. With Jira, you'd be able to track projects, the units of work to be done under that project, and the resources assigned to work on each unit. You will also be provided with agile functionality, including the ability plan agile work from project backlog to sprint. You'll have fully customizable Kanban and Scrum boards, the ability to estimate time for issues as you prioritize your backlog, and robust reporting features, ranging from burndown charts to velocity measurements.

Jira Software is most commonly used for bug tracking, product management, basic software development, Kanban software development and Scrum software development.

Last modified on Jul 20, 2018

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