Why do you need Release Management app?

Nowadays, software is becoming multi-component (for instance microservices-based) and also distributed between various geo-locations. Therefore, it is not enough just to put all the scope into a single Jira version and release as one piece of code.

After a number of consulting engagements, we see that reality is the following:

As a result, the role of Release Manager is becoming more and more important in today's HiTech companies. In order to automate Release Manager’s daily routine, efficient tools are an absolute must. As Jira standard functionality is not cover the above-mentioned challenges, we decided to create the Release Management app for Jira Cloud.

Do you use Jira Server or DataCenter? Please take a look at Server / DataCenter versions of our Add-on.

Typical use cases

Release Management Add-on is well suited for orchestrating release packages that include versions from multiple Jira projects. In essence, the add-on extends Jira version workflow, helps packaging multiple versions into releases, provides tools for tracking and managing as well as some extras.

The original use case is defined in the following article: - Release Management of microservices-based solution.

Key Features

Available now:

Coming soon:

Quick start: Create your first release board

“Release Management” menu item will appear in the main menu, after Release Management app is installed.

Also, Release Management app is accessible from the project menu:

  1. Select "Release Management" to view all available Release Boards or/and create a new one.

2. Click "Create board" button; specify board name, projects to import versions, and confirm by clicking "Create board" item.

3. Once the board is created, you will be automatically redirected to Board Versions tab.

Please navigate to the next sections to find out more features and services.

FAQ & Troubleshooting the App

FAQ & Troubleshooting the App