How to integrate and Jira

Jack Wallen shows you how easy it is to integrate your and Jira accounts for a much more efficient workflow.

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Do you use for project management and Jira for issue management? If so, wouldn’t it be awesome if you could integrate these two services for a much more efficient workflow?

Guess what? You can. Even better, the process is quite simple. The only caveat is the and Jira integration, which is currently in beta. However, it works well enough for your teams to use. This integration allows you to sync Jira issues with your projects, making this a must-have for those working on both platforms.

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What you need to integrate with Jira

The only things you need for this are both a and a Jira account. That’s it.

How to integrate with Jira

The first thing you need to do is sign in to your and Jira accounts in the same web browser. Once you’ve taken care of that, go to your account, open a workspace, and then go to one of your project boards. From there, click Integrate (Figure A).

Figure A

The embed button on a board.

In the resulting pop-up window, click Featured in the left navigation pane, and then locate and click the Jira app (Figure B).

Figure B

The Jira app in the Integration Marketplace.

In the next window (Figure C), click Add to Board.

Figure C

Adding Jira integration to

In typical fashion, you now need to configure the integration. You see the sentence (Figure D): Sync between [Jira icon] problems [this project] from [this type] and articles on this board with [these fields].

Figure D

Ready to configure your integration?

You need to click everything in brackets above and configure it according to your needs. For example when you click [this project]prompts you to choose between “When an issue is created in Jira, create an item in Monday.Com” and “When an item is created in Monday.Com, create an issue in Jira” (Figure E).

Figure E

You need to choose how you want to sync between and Jira.

Once you’ve configured everything, click Add to Board and your integration is complete. However, you have configured the syncing between and Jira to start now, and your workflow can be more focused on a single platform.

Congratulations, you just integrated and Jira! Your project management is now much more efficient.

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