The free-form collaboration tool that actually works with Jira

The ultimate collaboration tool for product and engineering teams with a deep two-way Jira integration.

The world’s leading companies use Whiteboards for agile collaboration

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What are Whiteboards?

Whiteboards is a free-form collaboration platform for connected product and engineering teams. Manage your work on one digital canvas and improve your productivity.

Deployment options
Whiteboards.io
Whiteboards.io
Whiteboards for Jira
Whiteboards for Confluence
Whiteboards for Confluence

Our stand-alone SaaS platform. For those who appreciate the convenience, a wide range of features, and being independent from one ecosystem.

Experience the power of Whiteboards right within your Jira interface. When purchasing Whiteboards for Jira, you also receive Pro access to Whiteboards.io.

Immerse yourself in the world of Whiteboards right within your Confluence instance, while also embedding digital boards as Confluence macros. When purchasing Whiteboards for Confluence, you get free Pro access to Whiteboards.io.

No need to worry about additional payment methods for Whiteboards for Jira and Whiteboards for Confluence. Everything happens on Atlassian Marketplace, and the apps can be added to your existing billing/procurement process.
Billing

Paid via Whiteboards — pricing available here

Paid via Atlassian

Paid via Atlassian

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Unique Feature

Audio and video chat

Issue table

Macros

Whiteboards.io
Whiteboards.io

Our stand-alone SaaS platform. For those who appreciate the convenience, a wide range of features, and being independent from one ecosystem.

Billing

Paid via Whiteboards — pricing available here

Unique Feature

Audio and video chat

Whiteboards for Jira

Experience the power of Whiteboards right within your Jira interface. When purchasing Whiteboards for Jira, you also receive Pro access to Whiteboards.io.

Billing

Paid via Atlassian

Unique Feature

Issue table

Whiteboards for Confluence
Whiteboards for Confluence

Immerse yourself in the world of Whiteboards right within your Confluence instance, while also embedding digital boards as Confluence macros. When purchasing Whiteboards for Confluence, you get free Pro access to Whiteboards.io.

Billing

Paid via Atlassian

Unique Feature

Macros

Discover our available solutions to synchronize your work and boost your productivity!

Use cases

Leverage Whiteboards during
any development ceremony

Use Whiteboards as your companion for daily meetings, retrospectives, planning sessions, and more. Elevate your team’s efficiency and engagement as you navigate each ceremony with ease and effectiveness.

Daily Scrum

Sprint Planning

Backlog Management

Story Estimation

SAFe / PI Planning

User Story Mapping

Retrospectives

Daily Scrum

Synchronize with your product team and orchestrate work on a daily basis. Host daily stand-up meetings for updates, workday planning, and coordination. Stay in sync with other team members to identify and eliminate roadblocks affecting your Sprint goal.

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Daily Scrum

Synchronize with your product team and orchestrate work on a daily basis. Host daily stand-up meetings for updates, workday planning, and coordination. Stay in sync with other team members to identify and eliminate roadblocks affecting your Sprint goal.

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Synchronize with your product team and orchestrate work on a daily basis. Host daily stand-up meetings for updates, workday planning, and coordination. Stay in sync with other team members to identify and eliminate roadblocks affecting your Sprint goal.

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Sprint Planning

Kick off your next Sprint with a Sprint planning session on Whiteboards. Define your Sprint goal and backlog. Collaborate and interact with the whole team on a virtual board.

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Sprint Planning

Kick off your next Sprint with a Sprint planning session on Whiteboards. Define your Sprint goal and backlog. Collaborate and interact with the whole team on a virtual board.

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Kick off your next Sprint with a Sprint planning session on Whiteboards. Define your Sprint goal and backlog. Collaborate and interact with the whole team on a virtual board.

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Backlog Management

Prioritize and plan out your team’s work by adding, deleting, and managing backlog items. Align on high-level goals and tackle all Jira stories in one convenient virtual space.

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Backlog Management

Prioritize and plan out your team’s work by adding, deleting, and managing backlog items. Align on high-level goals and tackle all Jira stories in one convenient virtual space.

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Prioritize and plan out your team’s work by adding, deleting, and managing backlog items. Align on high-level goals and tackle all Jira stories in one convenient virtual space.

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Story Point Estimation

Measure the effort required to fully implement a product backlog item or any other piece of work using voting points. Estimate the complexity, risks, and uncertainties with your entire team.

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Story Point Estimation

Measure the effort required to fully implement a product backlog item or any other piece of work using voting points. Estimate the complexity, risks, and uncertainties with your entire team.

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Measure the effort required to fully implement a product backlog item or any other piece of work using voting points. Estimate the complexity, risks, and uncertainties with your entire team.

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SAFe / PI Planning

Synchronize with all team members during a powerful PI Planning session to break down features and epics and plan them for the next Sprints or iterations. Work on low-level details such as stories, tasks, and subtasks. Highlight dependencies between features and epics planned by individual teams.

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SAFe / PI Planning

Synchronize with all team members during a powerful PI Planning session to break down features and epics and plan them for the next Sprints or iterations. Work on low-level details such as stories, tasks, and subtasks. Highlight dependencies between features and epics planned by individual teams.

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Synchronize with all team members during a powerful PI Planning session to break down features and epics and plan them for the next Sprints or iterations. Work on low-level details such as stories, tasks, and subtasks. Highlight dependencies between features and epics planned by individual teams.

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User Story Mapping

Visualize your user’s experience by placing user stories along your customer journey and prioritizing them into Sprint or version swimlanes.

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User Story Mapping

Visualize your user’s experience by placing user stories along your customer journey and prioritizing them into Sprint or version swimlanes.

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Visualize your user’s experience by placing user stories along your customer journey and prioritizing them into Sprint or version swimlanes.

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Retrospectives

Conduct retrospective meetings on Whiteboards to improve your teamwork. Reflect on what worked, what didn’t, and draw conclusions. Host retros at the end of the Sprint, project, or milestone. Use simple templates for a quick retro session or check our power template for a delta plus retrospective.

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Retrospectives

Conduct retrospective meetings on Whiteboards to improve your teamwork. Reflect on what worked, what didn’t, and draw conclusions. Host retros at the end of the Sprint, project, or milestone. Use simple templates for a quick retro session or check our power template for a delta plus retrospective.

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Conduct retrospective meetings on Whiteboards to improve your teamwork. Reflect on what worked, what didn’t, and draw conclusions. Host retros at the end of the Sprint, project, or milestone. Use simple templates for a quick retro session or check our power template for a delta plus retrospective.

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Integrations

Collaborate seamlessly
across multiple tools with
Whiteboards integrations

Jira integration

Work with Jira issues
on Whiteboards

Issues

Links

Active Zones

Subtasks

Jira templates

Work with existing Jira issues

Paste the Jira link onto the whiteboard and the issue card will get displayed.

You can also access Jira epics, stories, or bugs from the sidebar and drag them across to the whiteboard.

Create brand new Jira issues

Convert sticky notes into Jira issues one by one or in bulk.

Push changes to Jira. Pull changes from Jira.

Change the issue data on the whiteboard, and the Jira gets updated instantaneously. Change something in Jira, and your cards on the whiteboard get updated too.

Work with existing Jira issues

Paste the Jira link onto the whiteboard and the issue card will get displayed.

You can also access Jira epics, stories, or bugs from the sidebar and drag them across to the whiteboard.

Create brand new Jira issues

Convert sticky notes into Jira issues one by one or in bulk.

Push changes to Jira. Pull changes from Jira.

Change the issue data on the whiteboard, and the Jira gets updated instantaneously. Change something in Jira, and your cards on the whiteboard get updated too.

Display Jira issue links

Show native Jira connections between stories (i.e., blocks, depends on, etc.).

Create brand new links or modify existing ones

Create new Jira links or dependencies by visually connecting two cards and selecting the dependency type.

Epic links

Create brand new or display existing links between epic and their child issues.

Display Jira issue links

Show native Jira connections between stories (i.e., blocks, depends on, etc.).

Create brand new links or modify existing ones

Create new Jira links or dependencies by visually connecting two cards and selecting the dependency type.

Epic links

Create brand new or display existing links between epic and their child issues.

Jira update zones

Put this magic update zone on your whiteboard. Each time you drag an issue inside it, metadata in your issue will change. Examples: assign to / update property / transition to ‘done’ etc.

Jira import zones

Place an import zone on your whiteboard and automatically pull issues from Jira according to any JQL criteria.

Issue table

Build 1- or 2-dimensional Jira sync tables. Move cards between table cells & Jira will update. Each time something changes in Jira, the cards in your table will shift too. Example: Effort vs. Impact analysis.

Jira update zones

Put this magic update zone on your whiteboard. Each time you drag an issue inside it, metadata in your issue will change. Examples: assign to / update property / transition to ‘done’ etc.

Jira import zones

Place an import zone on your whiteboard and automatically pull issues from Jira according to any JQL criteria.

Issue table

Build 1- or 2-dimensional Jira sync tables. Move cards between table cells & Jira will update. Each time something changes in Jira, the cards in your table will shift too. Example: Effort vs. Impact analysis.

Create subtasks on the whiteboard

Select any issue, task, or user story and break it down into subtasks without ever going to Jira.

Visual indication of parent: child hierarchies

Display parent-child links clearly on the whiteboard.

Create subtasks on the whiteboard

Select any issue, task, or user story and break it down into subtasks without ever going to Jira.

Visual indication of parent: child hierarchies

Display parent-child links clearly on the whiteboard.

From Magic Estimations…

Use various Jira-connected templates, like the Magic Estimation template, allowing your team to collaboratively estimate user stories on the whiteboard.

…to complex PI Planning sessions

Out-of-the-box PI Planning template to plan and conduct Program Increment sessions. Your Program Board will automatically update itself based on the plans of individual teams.

From Magic Estimations…

Use various Jira-connected templates, like the Magic Estimation template, allowing your team to collaboratively estimate user stories on the whiteboard.

…to complex PI Planning sessions

Out-of-the-box PI Planning template to plan and conduct Program Increment sessions. Your Program Board will automatically update itself based on the plans of individual teams.

Features

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Private & company boards

Choose a public board if you want to collaborate on projects with other people. To restrict editing, board visibility, and access rights, make it private.

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Private & company boards

Choose a public board if you want to collaborate on projects with other people. To restrict editing, board visibility, and access rights, make it private.

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Upload any content

Add pictures, images, screenshots, or GIFs to your whiteboard. Use iframes to embed videos or entire websites directly on your free-form canvas.

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Upload any content

Add pictures, images, screenshots, or GIFs to your whiteboard. Use iframes to embed videos or entire websites directly on your free-form canvas.

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Audio & Video chat

Enable the video chat directly on your whiteboard to see and talk to your teammates while working on a project. This feature is available only on whiteboards.io.

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Audio & Video chat

Enable the video chat directly on your whiteboard to see and talk to your teammates while working on a project. This feature is available only on whiteboards.io.

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Frames

Give structure to your work, highlight the most important sections, and help others find their way on the whiteboard whenever needed. Arrange your content on the board with frames and use them as presentation slides.

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Frames

Give structure to your work, highlight the most important sections, and help others find their way on the whiteboard whenever needed. Arrange your content on the board with frames and use them as presentation slides.

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Presentation mode

Navigate through the board by turning off any menu elements and other distractions and control the pace of your meeting.

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Presentation mode

Navigate through the board by turning off any menu elements and other distractions and control the pace of your meeting.

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Card table

Organize your work in a visual way by dividing ideas, sticky notes, or tasks into swimlanes and columns and naming them accordingly to illustrate any process. Use it to track your team’s progress on a Kanban-style board and map down user stories. This feature is available only on whiteboards.io.

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Card table

Organize your work in a visual way by dividing ideas, sticky notes, or tasks into swimlanes and columns and naming them accordingly to illustrate any process. Use it to track your team’s progress on a Kanban-style board and map down user stories. This feature is available only on whiteboards.io.

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Sticky notes

Create handwritten notes, manage their formatting, and, most of all, convert them into Jira or GitHub issues.

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Sticky notes

Create handwritten notes, manage their formatting, and, most of all, convert them into Jira or GitHub issues.

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Voting

Decide with your team on the importance of tasks or ideas using a simple voting option. Use it to prioritize work items, choose the best options from many, or what to include in the upcoming Sprint.

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Voting

Decide with your team on the importance of tasks or ideas using a simple voting option. Use it to prioritize work items, choose the best options from many, or what to include in the upcoming Sprint.

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Shapes and arrows for diagramming

Use whiteboards to create any diagram, starting from architecture diagrams through UMLs to entity-relationship diagrams.

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Shapes and arrows for diagramming

Use whiteboards to create any diagram, starting from architecture diagrams through UMLs to entity-relationship diagrams.

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Guest access

Open up your whiteboard to external guest collaborators from outside of your company, like contactors or agencies.

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Guest access

Open up your whiteboard to external guest collaborators from outside of your company, like contactors or agencies.

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Commenting

Add your suggestions, ideas, or remarks in the form of comments on the whiteboard to refer to it later or give feedback to your teammates.

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Commenting

Add your suggestions, ideas, or remarks in the form of comments on the whiteboard to refer to it later or give feedback to your teammates.

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Export

Export your board to a PDF file if you want to share it with people outside your organization or print it out.

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Export

Export your board to a PDF file if you want to share it with people outside your organization or print it out.

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Templates

Don’t start from scratch.
Use templates.

Curious about how to manage your work efficiently and productively on Whiteboards? Do it with the help of ready-made templates. Check them out!

User Story Mapping

User Story Mapping

Visualize the customer journey for your app or feature. Specify goals, tasks, and activities in chronological order using story blocks and placing them in swimlanes.

Daily Standup Meeting

Daily Standup Meeting

Learn the current progress of every team member that works on scrum tasks with the help of a powerful team check-in template. Get all team members aligned with the company’s goals and address them with short- and long-term challenges.

Kanban Board

Kanban Board

Visualize your work, maximize efficiency, and constantly improve with Kanban boards assisting you in defining, managing, and prioritizing tasks.

Whiteboards blog

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insightful articles on the
Whiteboards blog

From industry trends and expert advice to practical tips and inspiring stories, our blog offers a wealth of knowledge to help you stay up-to-date and gain valuable insights.