Jira is releasing a completely rebuilt version of Jira, its project management software that is very popular with enterprise application development teams. “The Jira you needed in 2002 and the workflow you built in 2010 and the permissions model we put together back then isn’t the one we need today,” said Sean Regan, head of growth for software teams at Atlassian. “And that’s really driven by this change in the market around modern software development.”
The updated software has new APIs, a product roadmap, revamped project boards and new customization capabilities. The company says the changes promote developer autonomy while still giving managers adequate control over the development process.