In this chapter, we'll understand how Jira Software works. We'll first learn how to enable Jira Software in our Jira Cloud instance, then we'll quickly create a new Jira Software project. We'll spend some time going through an overview of Agile concepts before looking at the Scrum and Kanban methodologies and discussing the key differences between them. Finally, we'll discuss important Jira Software reports to analyze your progress in the project.
Topics covered in this chapter include the following:
- Using Jira Software for development teams
- Overview of Agile concepts
- Is Jira suitable for development projects
- Scrum board
- Jira Software reports
- Kanban board