Agile Project Management using JIRA Software Training

Course #:WA2504

Agile Project Management using JIRA Software Training

This course introduces students to JIRA Software which is one of the most popular agile project management tool. 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.

What you will Learn

  • 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

Prerequisites

WA1984 Real World Agile Training

Duration

1 Day

Outline of Agile Project Management using JIRA Software Training

Chapter 1. JIRA Overview

  • What is JIRA?
  • License
  • Who uses JIRA
  • JIRA Technical Specifications
  • What is an Issue?
  • JIRA Products
  • JIRA Core
  • JIRA Software
  • JIRA Service Desk
  • What a typical JIRA project involves?
  • Summary

Chapter 2. Navigating JIRA

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

Chapter 3. 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

Chapter 4. Managing Versions

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

Chapter 5. 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

Chapter 6. Managing Sprints

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

Chapter 7. Search & Using JQL

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

Chapter 8. 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

Chapter 9. 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

Chapter 10. 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

Chapter 11. Managing Fields & Screens (OPTIONAL: TIME PERMITTING)

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

Lab Exercises

Lab 1. Navigating JIRA Software
Lab 2. Managing projects in JIRA Software
Lab 3. Managing Versions in JIRA Software
Lab 4. Managing Issues
Lab 5. Managing Sprints in JIRA
Lab 6. Issue Searching
Lab 7. Dashboards & Reports
Lab 8. Jira Agile
Lab 9. Miscellaneous Issue Features
Lab 10. Managing Fields & Screens (OPTIONAL: Time Permitting)

We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.