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Managing Agile Projects with JIRA Software

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

3642

Duration

3 Days

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Atlassian JIRA Software is an industry-recognized project-tracking tool that can be used to implement Scrum management techniques and achieve higher productivity within Agile teams. In this training course, you learn how to configure JIRA to fit your organization’s needs, use real-time reporting to track projects and identify impediments, and see how evolving requirements are incrementally captured.

You Will Learn How To

  • Manage Scrum and Kanban workflows with JIRA
  • Track multiple projects and teams
  • Configure JIRA to align with your organization's needs
  • Utilize reports to increase visibility and transparency
  • Implement best practices to avoid common pitfalls

Important Course Information

  • Requirements

    • Experience at the level of:
    • At least one year of work experience with Scrum or Kanban
  • Who Should Attend

    • This course can be beneficial for those switching to JIRA from another tool or anyone wanting to get an overview of how JIRA can be used to manage projects.
    • This course uses Windows, Linux, and Atlassian JIRA. No prior experience is required other than basic Windows knowledge. 
  • Software

    • This course will utilize both Windows and Linux, but no prior experience with either operating system is required

Course Outline

  • Introducing JIRA Interface and Workflow

Navigating the user interface

  • Selecting different project views (plan, work, report, search, admin)
  • Improving comprehension through rich text formatting and attachment
  • Cross-referencing tickets
  • Watching ticket updates

Prioritizing backlogs

  • Estimating task complexity
  • Organizing tickets according to imprtance
  • Assigning tickets to users and sprints

Learning about the JIRA Data Model

  • Grouping related tickets
  • Customizing issue types and screens
  • Managing Scrum Projects

Managing boards (backlog, planning and review)

  • Exploring boards and project relationship
  • Starting and closing the sprint
  • Improving productivity through day-to-day use

Managing tickets, stories, bugs and tasks

  • Labeling and tagging components
  • Optimizing search techniques
  • Refining user stories
  • Filing effective bug reports

Leveraging reports

  • Tracking progress during retrospective and review
  • Creating burndown, sprint, and velocity charts
  • Customizing and Advanced Configuration

Creating custom reports with JQL filters

  • Designing custom dashboards
  • Developing a custom search report
  • Utilizing custom filters

Customizing JIRA

  • Aligning JIRA with your organization's needs
  • Configuring custom fields, schemes and workflows
  • Scaling Projects with JIRA

Managing Scrum of Scrums

  • Coordinating multiple projects
  • Minimizing organization dependencies

Applying JIRA to non-software projects

  • Expanding Scrum and Kanban workflows
  • Customizing reporting and time tracking
  • Managing Projects with Kanban

Comparing Scrum and Kanban

  • Differences between Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Deciding when to use one or the other

Constraining throughput and capacity

  • Setting up boards
  • Organizing data with swim lanes and custom columns
  • Tracking progress
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After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

After-Course Computing Sandbox
You'll be given remote access to a preconfigured virtual machine for you to redo your hands-on exercises, develop/test new code, and experiment with the same software used in your course.

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Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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