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Multi project management with JIRA

G.S Aug 25, 2011

Hi guys,

I'm searching for a function or plugin for multi project management with JIRA. Is it possible at all?

Thanks and regards

4 answers

1 vote
Björn Frauen Jun 04, 2013

Hi guys,

multi project management can be done in JIRA basically via five different ways:

* Using GreenHopper Scrum Board: (my favorite)
- Here you can use a single scrum board to show all issues of all your projects including the different project versions and the versions's progress.
- The sprints may be used for the planning. Many of my customers are happy with sprints like: "KW 1-2", "KW-2-3", "February", "March", "Q2", "Q3", "Q4".
- The quick-filters can be used to generate several views.

* Using GreenHopper Kanban Board:
- You can use a Kanban-Board to show all issues with the issuetype "Project". The columns represent the project's status.

* Structure Plugin:
- The structure plugin can be used for multi project management as described here:

* Gantt-Chart Plugins (
- These plugins use dates of jira issues and versions as well es issue links to create a gantt-chart.
- Unfortunately my experience with these plugins is a lack of usability.

* Confluence TeamCalendar
- You can use Confluence TeamCalendar to show JIRA dates from issues and versions based on a jira filter.
- i.e. you can build a jira filter for all issues of the type project to show their start and end date in TeamCalendar.
- alternativly or in addition you can show the version dates of selected jira projects.

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Rick Breidenstein Dec 15, 2014

I believe Portfolio solves this ask.


Link to market place:

0 votes

Could you please elaborate? JIRA is a project management tool and it supports multiple projects. What exactly are you looking for?

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Herb Chan Aug 26, 2011

Are you looking to administer multiple projects in JIRA at the same time? I don't think this is possible.

G.S Aug 28, 2011

That's what I'm searching for, a possibility to manage many projects at the same time, in "1" view. There should be an overwiev:

- all ressources I have

- all ressources in process

- alert system for a disadvantage allocation

Radu Dumitriu Aug 28, 2011

You are looking for Project Management Software, not Issue Tracking. I think there are some plugins trying to accomplish that in some degree, but they are different, you know ...

G.S Aug 28, 2011

I searched yet but could not find an adequate. Did I overlook anyone or di you have a tip?

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