Programming & Development

Agile Project Management using JIRA Software Training

Introduction:

This course introduces students to JIRA Software which is one of the most popular agile project management tools. Agile methods help in accelerating the delivery of initial business value. Continuous planning and feedback ensures that value is maximized throughout the development process. JIRA Software lets you manage project backlog, plan and execute sprints, and manage releases. It also lets you view useful reports, such as, velocity, various burndown / burn-up charts.

Objectives:

What is JIRA Software?
Managing agile projects using JIRA Software
Managing project backlog
Managing iterations / sprints
Managing releases / versions
Managing project components
Managing security
Managing fields and screens
Managing custom issue types
Viewing various burn-down/burn-up reports

1 – NAVIGATING JIRA

  • Connecting to JIRA Software
  • JIRA Account
  • System Dashboard
  • Sidebars
  • Global Sidebar
  • Search
  • Help
  • Dashboards
  • Projects
  • Boards
  • Issues
  • Project Sidebar
  • Summary

2 – MANAGING PROJECTS

  • What is a Project?
  • What is a Project (Contd.)?
  • Backlog
  • Sprints
  • Versions / Releases
  • Issues
  • What is Component?
  • Project Name and Key
  • Project Key Format
  • Editing Project Key Caveats
  • Editing Project Key
  • Deleting Project
  • Summary

3 – MANAGING VERSIONS

  • What is Version
  • What is Version (Contd.)?
  • Merging Versions
  • Other Version Options
  • Version Fields
  • What is Version?
  • Summary

4 – MANAGING ISSUES

  • Issues
  • What are Epics?
  • Epics – Types
  • Creating a new Epic
  • What is a Story?
  • Creating a Story
  • Story Estimation
  • Tasks
  • Sub-tasks
  • Summary

5 – MANAGING SPRINTS

  • Sprints
  • What is typically done in Sprint Planning?
  • Velocity
  • Agile Board
  • Sprint Naming Convention
  • Sprint Execution
  • Summary

6 – SEARCH & USING JQL

  • Search
  • Search Types
  • JQL
  • JQL Examples
  • Sharing search result
  • Save Search and Reuse in a Board
  • Summary

7 – WORKING WITH JIRA DASHBOARDS AND REPORTS

  • What is a JIRA Dashboard?
  • Creating a JIRA Dashboard
  • Choosing a Dashboard Layout
  • What is a Gadget?
  • Gadgets Available Out-of-the-box
  • Adding a Gadget to a Dashboard
  • Adding a Gadget to a Dashboard (Example Calendar Gadget)
  • Moving a Gadget
  • Removing a Gadget from a Dashboard
  • Viewing Dashboard as a Wallboard
  • Deleting a Dashboard
  • JIRA Reports
  • Generating a JIRA Report
  • Generating a JIRA Report (Example – Burndown Chart)
  • Viewing the Burndown Chart
  • Report Categories Available Out-of-the-box
  • Agile Reports
  • Issue Analysis Reports
  • Forecast & Management Reports
  • For further details …
  • Summary

8 – JIRA AGILE

  • Common Jira Software boards
  • Scrum
  • Agility
  • Kanban
  • Scrum vs. Kanban
  • Scrumban
  • History of Kanban
  • Kanban for software teams
  • Kanban boards
  • Kanban boards (Contd.)
  • Kanban cards
  • The benefits of Kanban
  • Planning flexibility
  • Shortened time cycles
  • Fewer bottlenecks
  • Visual metrics
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Kanban – Kanban backlog
  • Summary

9 – MISCELLANEOUS ISSUE FEATURES

  • Voting
  • Watching an Issue
  • Adding/Removing Labels
  • Linking Issues
  • Linking Issue (Contd.)
  • Commenting on Issue
  • Attaching a File to an Issue
  • Attaching a File to an Issue (Contd.)
  • Cloning (Copying) an Issue
  • Cloning (Copying) an Issue (Contd.)
  • Cloning (copying) an Issue (Contd.)
  • Viewing an Issue’s Change History
  • Viewing an Issue’s Change History (Contd.
  • Summary

10 – MANAGING FIELDS & SCREENS (OPTIONAL: TIME PERMITTING)

  • Fields
  • OOB Fields
  • Custom Fields
  • Field Type
  • Screens
  • Summary

Course Outline:

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