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Deliver on the Promise Workfront Jira Integration

No-Code/Low-Code configuration connectors for Workfront and Jira that build custom integrations in minutes.

  • Pre-built configuration-based Workfront Jira integration
  • Create multi-step Workfront and Jira automation to eliminate manual work and boost efficiency
  • Sync projects, tasks, stories, epics, resource utilization, and activities for complete tracking

Jira Workfront Integration For The Entire Team

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    Operations and Users

    For the operational team leader and end users, this integration brings many critical capabilities to the solution.

    It's important to note that your users will stay working within Workfront or Jira. 

    So what does it do:

    - Automates manual bi-directional updates between Workfront and Jira
    - Save time by syncing projects, epics, stories, time, activities, tasks, comments, and documents
    - Optimize processes events like project creation, cloning, projects to epics or stories, etc.
    - Integrated reporting and project analytics
    - Improve reporting and forecasting with up-to-date views of your team tasks and time entry

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    How does this integrate into your environment, and what's needed for deployment?

    First, it's essential to know that everything in Put It Forward is configuration-based, meaning it's fast to deploy, and you don't have to maintain code.

    - Centralize process set up and configuration in the Process Orchestration
    - Scale process automation across the PMO and IT teams
    - Cross-link events such as new project creation or activity updates within an epic
    - Reduce duplication of efforts with automated bi-directional or uni-directional updates
    - Automate large operations like project cloning for even greater efficiencies

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    Business Leadership

    What you can expect from deploying PMO/IT cross-automation.

    The teams will always need to use solutions specific to their operations, whether in project management, delivery, technology, development, or support.

    Solution Results and Outcomes:

    - Increase operational capacity by getting everyone synchronized on the same page
    - Improve decision quality with centralized activity reporting - either in Workfront or Jira or Put It Forward
    - Reduce license costs and save time by eliminating double system entry
    - Better project budgeting and planning

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Put It Forward Workfront Jira Integration Resources

How to integrate Workfront and Jira

This how-to article shows how to integrate Workfront and Jira, fundamental integration steps, bottlenecks on the way, and how to increase project teams' alignment and streamline efficiency.

Case Studies

See how IT and PMO teams use the Put It Forward platform to integrate and automate processes between Workfront and Jira.  There are multiple case studies available to reference.

Workfront Jira Integration Infosheet

The Workfront Jira integration information sheet is a comprehensive resource offering various use cases, value propositions, solution details, technical information, and screenshots. It's the perfect tool to help you optimize your workflow and streamline your processes.

Jira Approved Integration

Critical Features for Jira Workfront integration

Automate project creation and assign tasks and issues between Workfront and Jira systems. Identify how to manage projects better with shared activity performance.

Seamless Project Integration

Have projects, epics, stories, tasks, notes, and attachments be seamlessly connected so everyone stays synched up.

Reporting in Workfront or Jira

Keep your reporting straight with cross-system metrics such as percent complete, resource utilization, and cost tracking.

Work Your Way

Use your naming conventions in each system while the integration manages their relationships.

Bi-Directional Connectors

Access all the data in Workfront or Jira and use it in bi-directional processes or task flows.

Document and Asset Sync

Keep everyone on the same page by ensuring each system has the most current version of the attached documents.

Business Rules and Triggers

Use business rules and triggers to determine when events happen, such as only creating a project when it's approved.

Jira On-Premise Connection

If you're using Jira on-premise, you can securely and seamlessly connect with Workfront to keep everyone in sync.

No Code Configuration

A no-code platform that enables business users of any technical level to create powerful integrations quickly.

Simplified Workfront Jira Integration Designer

Use a visual, drag-and-drop interface to build Workfront Jira integrations quickly.

  • Complete bi-directional integration that allows data flow in both directions

  • Real-time to bulk integration that meets your workflow needs

  • Improve efficiencies and minimize IT costs with 24/7 support
  • Centrally manage exceptions, notifications, and errors

  • Integrated data security and governance

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Integration Frequency Selection

Choose the frequency at which you want the integration to run.

  • Automated integrations can run at the frequency of your choice

  • Bi-directional integrations can run at different speeds

  • Schedule an integration to run sometime in the future or also start in the past to catch up on data after a change

Simplify Complex Processes With Centralized Orchestration

Take manual work out of the process and focus on high-impact tasks. 

  • Clone projects, epics, large issue layers and entire workflows

  • Trigger events, notifications, and actions within Workfront and Jira 

  • Efficiently orchestrate multi-step automation that streamlines operations

  • Scale process automation with AI-powered decision making

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Update and Trace from Workfront

Make the most of your experience with Jira by selecting the items you want to integrate at the task level.

  • Select which tasks, issues, and content are integrated into Jira or Workfront when ready.

  • Have the corresponding Jira issue ID and link available in Workfront.

FAQ about Workfront Jira Integration

What is bi-directional Workfront Jira integration?

Bi-directional Workfront Jira Integration is the synchronization of two datasets. This allows them to act as one while still maintaining their individual distinction as separate. 

Bi-directional Jira Workfront integration allows you to sync projects, tasks, comments, documents, and project teams between Jira and Workfront. This provides a great advantage in keeping your workflow running smoothly. 

Workfront integration with Jira by Put It Forward makes it quick to adjust the fields to sync, how they map, and conditions for when to trigger the synchronization process.

How to integrate Workfront with Jira?

Workfront Jira integration allows you to do a data load, synchronize across systems, export, add data quality checks or govern your data. There are three easy steps to start with it:

1. Point the pre-built connectors from Put it Forward or use your own connector to automatically integrate the source and destination.

2. Click on the data services or add any business rules or transformations to the integration.

3. Get the data flowing between the source and destination by selecting the integration interval and activating it.

Do I need Workfront Jira Integration?

Here are common scenarios you would need Workfront Jira Integration for:

1. Bi-directional project sync between Workfront and Jira.

2. Get project performance roll up.

3. Centralized activity management across processes and projects.

4. Workflow and process improvement. 

5. Integrated reporting.

6. Enhance forecasting models and reporting with deeper views of your team tasks. 

7. Data analysis to determine effective task and issue behaviors.

What is business rule integration for Jira and Workfront?

This integration provides business rule-based sync of data. Business rules are guidelines or restrictions about business behavior. For example, Jira Workfront integration empowers users to decide which events will trigger which actions and which data should be flowing between these two systems. This solution allows you to use business logic without developer assistance and without a need for an additional tool.

What is integration frequency?

Workfront Jira integration frequency is a feature that empowers users to decide how often data updates. Users can invoke data sync in real-time, just in time, or in batch cycles.

What is the business value of Workfront Jira integration?

Workfront integration with Jira helps you reduce duplication of license costs and keeps your project teams in sync.