Integrate a single Aha! workspace with multiple Jira projects

Although most Aha! users set up a one-to-one mapping between Jira projects and Aha! workspace, there are a few scenarios where multiple Jira integrations may be required for a single workspace.

  1. Jira projects may be set up for each individual codebase. If your product is available on multiple platforms (web, iOS, Android, etc.), a single workspace in Aha! would map to multiple Jira projects.

  2. Jira projects may be set up by teams. If several teams are working towards a single release, multiple Jira projects would map to a single Aha! workspace. In some circumstances, a single workspace in Aha! is being contributed to by several teams (internal and contracted/outsourced teams). In this case, multiple Jira integrations to different Jira instances would map to a single Aha! workspace.

When setting up multiple Jira integrations for a single Aha! workspace, it is important to name each integration. This allows you to see which Jira project you are sending your Aha! features to. To rename an integration, click on the integration title (named "Jira" by default) at the top of the integration configuration screen and type a unique identifier for the integration.

Integrations 1.0 templates and 2.0 templates save time when setting up multiple integrations to the same Jira instance. If you are using multiple 2.0 integrations with Jira, these templates can be leveraged to freely move records between projects and workspaces once you have met the prerequisites for moving records.

When you are ready to send a release or individual features to Jira, open the Aha! record, and use the Integrations dropdown on the Overview tab to Send to Jira.

If you are dividing a single release into multiple Jira projects, add a tag or custom field to identify the project the feature relates to. Then you can easily use bulk edit functionality to send features to the relevant Jira project.

Note: If a large team is releasing updates to several workspaces through one Jira project, multiple workspaces in Aha! would map to a single Jira project.

Note: Aha! supports integrating one Aha! account to multiple Jira servers. If you would like to do this, please email support@aha.io and we will configure the account for you.

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