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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
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Scrum boards

Scrum is an Agile technique used in complex projects. This technique is widely used in software development projects, but it can be applied to any process easily. To know more about the Scrum technique, refer to

The Scrum technique focuses on breaking up the requirements into small doable tasks. Then, a prioritized list of these tasks is created (called a sprint), which can be performed in a period of one to four weeks. The objective of this sprint is to create a deliverable feature or product and not just a prototype. More sprints can be created to complete the whole requirement and finish the product or project. The tasks that are yet to be done are kept in a list called a backlog.

JIRA Agile lets you implement the Scrum technique in your process with the help of Scrum boards.

Agile project setup and JIRA Agile configuration basics

Scrum boards can be created from any existing JIRA project that contains predefined issues. It's possible...