Learn how to set up Jira Software Cloud and integrate it with other products and applications.
Learn how to configure your Jira Software Cloud company-managed projects to suit your agile development processes.
Learn how to create, search, and work with issues in software projects, manage your profile, and more.
Learn how to get started, enable features, and manage and administer team-managed projects.
Search for issues, navigate to your work, use advanced search, and work with your search results.
Plan and view work across multiple teams, projects, and releases using Plans.
A Compass component represents a piece of software, like a microservice, library, or application. Together, they make up your software architecture and are cataloged for free in Compass, a developer experience tool.
A Compass component can include information that helps your team understand who owns it, how to interact with it, how it’s performing, and how it relates to other components.
By grouping issues around Compass components, your team can track and reveal the impact of their work on your software architecture; and surface component information that helps move that work forward.
From Compass, anyone can create, view, edit, and delete a Compass component. A Compass component can also be used across different company-managed projects.
From Jira Software, anyone can:
view Compass components, and their associated information and issues, from the Components page in the project sidebar
link and unlink issues from components using an issue’s Components field
search for Compass components in the backlog, boards, and issue navigator
You can’t use Jira components and Compass components at the same time. We recommend using Compass components to represent pieces of software; and instead of Jira components, use custom fields. Learn more about custom fields
If you switch to Compass components, Jira components won’t be deleted, and they’ll still be visible on issues they were previously linked to. You can switch back to Jira components at any time.
Compass components aren’t yet supported in Jira automation. We’re working on it!
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