Integrating and Using Jira

Inspire integrates with the third-party cloud-based application Jira.

Inspire for Jira integration allows licensed Inspire users to interact with Jira so you can sync your tasks and objective progress with work you have tracked in Jira.

You can set up integration for third-party applications like Jira by using the Integrations tab on your User Profile. 

Navigating to Your User Profile

1. Click your Profile Image at the top right of the Inspire screen.


2. Click My Profile myProfileButton.

3. Your User Profile page will open to the Public tab. Your personal details will display on every tab of your User Profile. Click on the Integration 0904 - Slack - Integration tab  tab. 

1120 Integrations tab

 4. Click on the Edit 2020-11-20_8-41-15 - edit button only button for Jira. 

1120 Integrations tab mock up - JIRA - not connected


5. In the Jira Authentication dialog, enter your Jira username then click the blue Jira hyperlink.

1120 Jira Authentication dialogue 1

6. The Jira API Tokens page opens. Click the Create API Token button.

7. The Jira Create an API Token dialog opens. Type in a label, for example: Inspire, and click the Create button.

8. The Your API Token dialog opens. Click the Copy button, then click the Close button.

9. The Jira API Tokens page opens, listing the new new API token. You may close this page.

10. Return to the Jira Authentication dialog page in Inspire. Paste your Jira Personal Access Token (PAT) in the token field.

11. Your User Profile page will open and Jira will now show that it has been connected. 

Using Jira in Inspire

You can now use Inspire to sync your tasks and objective progress with work you have tracked in Jira.

Set up your Objective or Key Results

1. On the top toolbar, click the Modules  menu and select Objectives.

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2. Click on the pencil icon on your Objective to open your Objective.


NOTE: TIP: See Adding a New Objective , Checking In On Your Objectives, Managing Individual Objectives for more information about Objectives and key results.

3. Add a new key result or edit an existing key result:

  • Add a new key result by clicking Add 2020-11-20_16-12-16 - Add button and entering a title for the new key result, then edit the key result as shown.
  • Edit a key result by selecting the ellipses 2020-11-23_12-14-03and clicking Edit 2020-11-23_12-16-07

4. In the Integrations field, click the hyperlink for Select Integration 1123 Select Integration.

5. Click on Jira 1123 - JIRA, then Apply 2020-11-24_11-29-39 .

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6. The Edit Integration Setup dialog opens. Use the dropdown arrows to select the Query and Measure Completion By type, then Click Apply 2020-11-24_11-29-39.

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7. Jira is now listed as the Integration for this key result on the Objective. Click Apply 2020-11-24_11-29-39 .  Now any updates made to this key result's will also update Jira.