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What are the project templates?

When you create a project in Jira, you will do so from a template library where you can browse a variety of different templates across all the Jira Cloud products you own: Jira and Jira Service Management. In the template library, the information and best practices of each template help you select the optimal template that is best suited for your new project.

Jira comes with a variety of project templates to help teams get set up quickly by creating projects tailored to a specific team or use. These templates include pre-configured issue types, workflows and other features relevant to their type. Learn more about creating a project using templates.

  • Kanban visualizes and advances your project forward using issues on a powerful board. it’s designed for teams that control work volume from a backlog or connect work across their tools. Learn more about kanban features

  • Scrum sprints toward your project goals with a board, backlog, and roadmap. It’s best suited for teams that deliver work on a regular cadence or connect work across their tools. Learn more about scrum features

  • Bug tracking manages a list of development tasks and bugs. It’s best suited for teams that are capturing, tracking, and resolving bugs. Learn more about bug tracking features


Kanban template

Choose the kanban template to help teams visualize their work, limit work currently in progress, and maximize efficiency. Work is continuously delivered in kanban, and your team pulls single pieces of work from the backlog, and then moves them to done.

Track work using a simple board

Work items are represented visually on your kanban board, allowing teams to track the status of work at any time. Learn more about kanban boards

Improve team focus by using the board to limit work in progress

Set the maximum amount of work that can exist in each status with work in progress (WIP) limits. Learn more about WIP limits

Continuously improve with agile reports

Like the cumulative flow diagram, help ensure your teams are consistently delivering maximum value back to your business. Learn more about agile metrics


Scrum template

Choose the scrum template to build your product in a series of fixed-length iterations (sprints) that give teams a framework for shipping on a regular cadence.

Plan upcoming work in a backlog

Prioritize and plan your team's work on the backlog. Break down work from your project roadmap, and order work items so your team knows what to deliver first. Learn more about the backlog

Organize cycles of work into sprints

Use sprints to drive incremental delivery, allow your team to ship high-quality work and deliver value faster. Learn more about sprints

Understand your team’s velocity and capacity

Improve predictability on planning and delivery with out-of-the-box reports, including the sprint report and velocity chart. Learn more about agile metrics

Bug tracking

Bug tracking template

Choose the bug tracking template to capture, track and resolve bugs and issues throughout your entire development process.

Identify and capture bugs

See all your bugs in one place. Once you’ve identified a bug, capture its details by creating an issue from anywhere in your project. Each unique issue type can have its own custom workflow.

Assign and prioritize

Once captured, bugs can be ranked and prioritized based on importance, urgency, and your team’s workload capacity.

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