Differences between Server and Cloud versions

Risk Register is available on the cloud version of Jira as well as the server version of Jira. Although the application provides very similar functionality across both platforms, there are some differences due to differences in architecture and feature-set maturity. The following table describes those differences. Please note that the versions for Data Center and Server are functionally identical.

Feature

Server

Cloud

Admin panel automatically sets up fields, issue types, screens, controls, treatments, and workflows for you

Yes

No

Supports multiple risk models per server instance

Yes

No

Supports “health check” to determine if system is configured correctly

Yes

No

Ability to define primary and supplementary risk types for projects

No

Yes

Ability to create multi-project risk registers

No

Yes

Ability to add risk information to any issue type

Yes

Yes

Includes Treatment Plan, Contingency Plan, and Realization fields on risk screen

Yes

No

Creates custom risk management workflow for project

Yes

No

Can create dashboard gadget assigned to a filter

Yes

No

Can create a matrix report

Yes

No

Can integrate risk matrix gadget in Confluence

Yes

No

Impact and Probability Custom Fields

Custom fields are editable and can appear on the create screen and be used in Jira automation

Custom fields are read-only and cannot appear on the create screen or be used in Jira automation

Can view risks across projects

Yes - using dashboard gadget assigned to a filter

Yes - using multi-project risk registers