As a product manager with an engineering team that uses Jira, I understand and appreciate that Aha aims to remove the temptation for anyone to "sneak" tasks into Jira rather than through the PM and Aha!. The reality, though, is that agile sprints sometimes include a percentage of unplanned work - as a PM I want to always be aware of that work, with the ability to link it back to strategic (or not) initiatives. As such, I am requesting that Jira items ALWAYS be synced back to Aha! in some way or another - be it into a parking lot-like column, or potpourri, with all of the information pulled from Jira possible. To me, a tool such as Aha! loses a great deal of value if it gets out of sync with the platform being used for operations and development.
We have launched an enhanced Jira integration. This integration will give you the ability to import any new issues created for mapped issue types, along with several other new capabilities including the ability to: