Please allow features to span across releases for better data model alignment between Aha and JIRA.
Both Aha and JIRA have 3 levels in data model. Aha focusing on Why-What has Goals-Initiative-Features and JIRA focusing on What-How has Epic-Story-Sub-Task. The bridge between the two systems is Feature to Epic and both these need to span across sprint releases since these are higher level than story. Stories may be too details for Aha and difficult to consume by stakeholders. Mapping initiative to epic limits the use of initiatives which can have multiple epics. If the Features can span across releases then it will be easier to map the two systems and also use this level in data model for SAFe program board.
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