Add people: Add team members to your project at the click of a button, so you can quickly start collaborating.
Add columns: Configure your board by creating and rearranging columns with just a few clicks.
Create issues: Add issues to any column without ever leaving your board.
Project settings: Configure issue types, fields, and enable and disable features.
The best part about next-gen Jira Software projects is the ability to enable and disable features, allowing you to scale your project as your team grows, and tailor your project to your team’s changing needs. For example, if you’re a small team that only needs a board, you can turn off Sprints and Backlog. Or if you’re a growing team that needs more power, you can turn on Estimations and Reports.
To enable and disable features:
Navigate to your next-gen project.
Select Project settings in the project menu on the left.
We’ll be adding more features in the future, so keep an eye out!
Like what you see? Dive into more advanced features available in next-gen projects:
Need to track different types of work? Learn more about setting up custom issue types and custom fields at Managing next-gen projects.
Want to add some guardrails for the team? Learn about setting up lightweight workflow rules for your board at Add rules to your next-gen board.
Thinking about epics? Learn more about Roadmaps, a brand new feature built into next-gen projects at Working with epics in next-gen projects.
Wondering about the differences between classic and next-gen projects? See Everything you want to know about next-gen projects in Jira to learn more.
And for everything else
You can always choose other templates when you go to Projects page and create a new project. If you do not see the classic or other project templates, ask your administrator to create them for you as you may not have the right permissions.
Note that you can migrate all your issues from next-gen projects into other projects if next-gen is not for you. Read more here here.
Hannah McKenzieAtlassian Team
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