May Product Update Newsletter

We’ve recently made important updates to our apps that help teams with reporting, workflow automation, publishing, and more. Read on to get the scoop on these updates.

Administrative Tools

Issue Matrix for Jira Cloud

Introducing support for Jira’s early access dark theme feature in Issue Matrix for Jira Cloud – now you can view Issue Matrix configurations and panels in dark theme colors depending on your preference. Learn more

Business Intelligence & Reporting

Dashboard Hub for Jira

Dashboard Hub for Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket have improved performance of the JQL Custom Charts gadget, as well as included new UI and new functionalities for several gadgets. Learn more

We’re excited to announce the launch of Dashboard Hub for, providing a central hub for teams to analyze, collaborate, and share business data and insights. See it on the app marketplace

After careful consideration, SQL for Confluence (Express Edition) will be retired and archived on the Atlassian Marketplace on June 27, 2023. Current customers and evaluators were informed of this change on March 27, 2023.

Workflow & Automation


Introducing Execution Messages in JSU for Jira Cloud – optional messages that provide fast and visual feedback for Jira admins when a JSU automation rule is triggered and the execution is complete. Learn more

Agile Product Update

We’re excited to announce the launch of Planning Poker for, bringing a fun and collaborative Agile estimation method to teams working on projects in See it on the app marketplace

Developer Tools

The latest release of TFS4JIRA Self-Hosted 9.7 offers improved performance by better handling profiles without sprints and by extending JIRA cache lifetime. Learn more

After careful consideration, Smarter Search for Bitbucket will be retired and archived on the Atlassian Marketplace on July 1, 2023. Current customers and evaluators were informed of this change on April 1, 2023.

Don’t miss this webinar!

Join Appfire and Isos Technology for a webinar on Automation and Jira, Thursday, June 1st at 11:00 AM Pacific / 2:00 PM Eastern. Click here to claim your spot!

We are pleased to offer a panel discussion with automation experts who can help you figure out how to improve workflows and efficiency for you and your team. Additionally, attendees will learn more about how automation can be used to best position your organization for growth. We will also include results and highlights from our 2023 “Automation in Action” survey, conducted by a third-party administrator for IT professionals.

Our panel will cover topics such as:

  • The current state of automation
  • How to use automation for IT service management
  • Comparing promises of automation versus the reality businesses are experiencing

Speakers include:

  • Richard Healy, Ambassador, TechTalk
  • Andrew Baumann, Director of Strategic Accounts & Pre-Sales, Isos Technology
  • Alex Viale, Director of Product Management for Workflow & Automation, Appfire

If you need assistance or have questions about any of our apps, please feel free to get in touch with our support team.

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Last updated: 2023-06-05

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