Jira is a tool used to track issue and bugs related to your software. It is also used for project management. You can integrate Profit with Jira to use it inside Jira software.

How to install Profit.co app in Jira software?

To perform this task, you must have Jira administrator email credentials. The same email id should be used to sign-up into Profit.co.

Step 1:

Go to the Atlassian https://id.atlassian.com website. Enter your email address in the login page and click on Continue or you can login with Google.

Jira login
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Step 2:

Enter your password to login to your Jira account. It will redirect you to the Home page. Click on the Jira Software icon.

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Step 3:

Click on Jira settings on the left menu panel.

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Step 4:

Then click on Apps on left menu.

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Step 5:

Click on Find new apps

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Step 6:

On the search bar, type in “Profit” and press Enter. Click on the Profit.co app.

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Step 7:

Now click on the Get app button to install Profit.co.

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Step 8:

A pop up will appear, click the Get it now button.

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Step 9:

You will see message showing Profit.co has been added.

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How to configure Profit.co in Jira after installation?

Step 1:

Go to Manage Apps page and choose Profit.co app and click on Configure button.

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Step 2:

You will be redirected to Profit app login page. Enter your email id and Jira API token. Click on the Submit button.

Note:

The email id should be the one you used to sign up to Profit.co and it must be the same as Jira administrator email id.

Jira credentials

Step 3:

If you don’t know your Jira API Token, please click on the “Get my API token” below the submit button.

A new tab will be opened with the API Token page as shown in the figure below. Click on copy to clipboard.

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Step 4:

Once you submit your credential and API token, you can see the list of Jira users. Enter the email address in the Email id column and click on the Connect button against the email id.

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Step 5:

Now you will be able to see Profit.co in Jira Software menu.

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Step 6:

Click on Profit.co to access your Profit app inside Jira Software.

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Modelling epic story points as a key result

Create a Jira Epic as a Key Result

Profit.co for Jira plug-in allows you to automatically create your Jira epic as a key result under any of your OKRs in Profit.co.
You can track the progress of the linked OKR in your Jira epic.

Link Story Points KPI to the Key Result

Once you selected and added a Jira epic as a key result in Profit, the next step is to select the Jira KPI based on which you want to track your key result progress. Story points are extensively used to estimate effort in Product and Project management.

Jira KPIDescription
Epic Story PointsTrack the number of story points completed against total story points under the Jira epic.
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For Example, A Project manager’s objective is “Improve Project Delivery Performance”. How can they measure if they have improved on-time delivery?
One of the potential indicators which can help you measure your objective performance is Story Points. Tracking the burnout of story points can tell you how confident are you and your team in achieving your objective.

ObjectiveImprove Project Delivery Performance
KR160 story points delivered per month

Automate and Monitor your OKR Progress

Now Profit will automatically update your OKR in real-time, since the KPI story points, what matters to you, is directly linked to a key result.
Monitor your OKR progress and address the areas that need your attention to improve project delivery performance.

Follow these steps to create your Jira epic as a key result under a Profit OKR.

Step 1

Once Profit.co OKR software app from Atlassian marketplace is installed and configured, you will be able to see Profit.co OKRs on your Jira issue page. And your Jira epics can be created as a key result under any of your OKRs in the list.

Now click on the epic you wish to create as a key result in Profit.co

Note: If you don’t see Profit.co OKRs, kindly contact your administrator.

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Step 2

Click on Profit.co OKRs to see your individual OKRs in Profit.co.

Click on the drop-down to view your Corporate, Department and Team level OKRs.

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Step 3

Now, Click on the + icon against any OKR to create your Jira epic “Implement photo & video sharing” as a key result under that OKR.

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Step 4

You will be prompted to choose from six Jira KPIs which can be tracked in that key result.

Jira KPIDescription
Epic Story PointsTrack the number of story points completed against total story points under the Jira epic.
Epic Story Points %Track percentage of story points completed under the Jira epic.
TasksTrack number of issues (story, bug, task) completed against total issues under the Jira epic.
Tasks %Track Percentage of issues (story, bug, task) completed under the Jira epic.
Task HoursTrack total time spent on tasks against the original estimate under the Jira epic.
Task Hours %Track the percentage of time spent on tasks under the Jira epic.

Select Epic story points to track progress in your key result based on story points completed under the linked epic.

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Step 5

Once selected, you will see the summary of epic which will be created as a key result under the selected OKR in Profit.co. Click on Add to complete the process.

Now, your epic is created as a key result under the objective “Improve Project Delivery Performance”.

Click on “Go to linked OKRs” to see the progress of the linked key result.

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Step 6

Whenever you complete a story under the Jira epic, your key result in Profit.co will automatically be updated based on story points assigned to it.
Your actions of adding and removing stories will also be synched in the key result.

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You can see, the key result “Improve onboarding experience” is created under the objective “Deliver Amazing Product” with a KPI “Epic Story Points”.

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Note: You can rename your key result in profit.co. It won’t impact your Jira epic name.

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