Upland Software Releases Jira Integration with its PowerSteering PPM Solution to Help Project Management Offices Gain Portfolio-Level Visibility Into Agile Projects

June 13, 2018 3 minute read

Sara Whitwer

The company’s latest version of PowerSteering, its Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution for managing complex project portfolios across large organizations, integrates with Jira for Agile project management.

AUSTIN, Texas — June 13, 2018 — Upland Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPLD), a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, today announced the latest release of its PowerSteering PPM solution that aligns strategy, resources and execution for complex project portfolios across large organizations. The highlight of this release is tight integration with Jira, the #1 software development tool for agile teams, to deliver portfolio level transparency to all stakeholders with accurate, real-time updates on agile project status.

“As more companies adopt Agile as a project delivery model, it is important for us to provide our customers with dashboard visibility into the performance of various projects including those that follow Agile methodologies,” explains Mounir Hilal.

“The integration with Jira translates project updates for the business at a portfolio level, whether they are following agile, traditional or hybrid delivery models. PowerSteering provides a consistent environment to balance the corporate strategy against delivery, and manage resources, operations and financial targets across the portfolio.”

“PPM that includes Agile development with velocity measures, provides the forward-looking views and project governance that product development leaders demand,” explains Craig Condie, Director PMO, Autopoint. “PowerSteering is central in providing a sole source of truth and helping us keep our projects on-track. We are looking forward to taking full advantage of the Jira integration.”

The PowerSteering release with Jira integration is the most recent integration leveraging the Upland Integration Platform, powered by Dell Boomi. As Upland continues to invest in developing easy integration with third-party products to deliver greater enterprise connectivity.

The latest release of PowerSteering offers additional benefits to business executives and project managers alike:

  • Portfolio-level visibility of all projects across the business including Agile, Waterfall and hybrid projects due to the integration of Jira, a leading platform for managing Agile projects
  • The ability to action time sensitive alerts, notifications, questions, and status reports via the new inbox
  • Greater ease of use and adoption through continued expansion of the new, modern UI to the inbox and home page “My Projects” and “My Ideas” modules, changes to the Metric Summary module, and a new Action Items module that has been added to the Summary page

For more information, visit Upland at the Gartner PPM Summit, booth 113 in National Harbor Maryland, June 12 – 14, or watch the on-demand webinar Agile, What It Is and Why You Need It.

About Upland Software
Upland Software (Nasdaq: UPLD) is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Our family of applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce, and IT investments; automate document-intensive business processes; and effectively engage with their customers, prospects, and community via the web and mobile technologies. With more than 4,000 customers and over 450,000 users around the world, Upland Software solutions help customers run their operations smoothly, adapt to change quickly, and achieve better results every day. To learn more, visit uplandsoftware.com.

For more information, contact:
Media@uplandsoftware.com
833-UPLAND-1

Reliable products. Real results.

Every day, thousands of companies rely on Upland to get their jobs done simply and effectively. See how brands are putting Upland to work.

View Success Stories