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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
About the Author
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Chapter 11. Working with Agile Boards in JIRA Software

In this chapter, we will understand how to implement two Agile methodologies called Scrum and Kanban in JIRA for Agile tracking. The key concepts of JIRA Agile that will be covered are creating, planning, and managing the tasks. We will discuss how to set up and configure the board. Most importantly, we will discuss how to analyze reports. Scrum masters and Project managers will give you insight on how to use JIRA Agile, which will enable you to manage work following the Agile concept. Real-life examples will be used to understand Scrum and Kanban boards.

The topics covered are:

  • Product overview—JIRA Software

  • Scrum boards

  • Kanban boards

  • Managing multiple teams and projects using boards