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Jira 8 Essentials - Sixth Edition

By : Patrick Li
Book Image

Jira 8 Essentials - Sixth Edition

By: Patrick Li

Overview of this book

This new and improved sixth edition comes with the latest Jira 8.21 Data Center offerings, with enhanced features such as clustering, advanced roadmaps, custom field optimization, and tools to track and manage tasks for your projects. This comprehensive guide to Jira 8.20.x LTS version provides updated content on project tracking, issue and field management, workflows, Jira Service Management, and security. The book begins by showing you how to plan and set up a new Jira instance from scratch before getting you acquainted with key features such as emails, workflows, and business processes. You’ll also get to grips with Jira’s data hierarchy and design and work with projects. Since Jira is used for issue management, this book will help you understand the different issues that can arise in your projects. As you advance, you’ll create new screens from scratch and customize them to suit your requirements. Workflows, business processes, and guides on setting up incoming and outgoing mail servers will be covered alongside Jira’s security model and Jira Service Management. Toward the end, you’ll learn how Jira capabilities are extended with third-party apps from Atlassian marketplace. By the end of this Jira book, you’ll have understood core components and functionalities of Jira and be able to implement them in business projects with ease.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Part 1: Introduction to Jira
Part 2: Jira in Action
Part 3: Advanced Jira


As this ebook edition doesn't have fixed pagination, the page numbers below are hyperlinked for reference only, based on the printed edition of this book.


Active Directory (AD) 255

Administer Projects 37

agents 321, 328

adding, to service desk 328, 329

agile boards

column constraints, adding 75

columns, configuring 74, 75

configuring 74

creating, for project 80

multiple projects, including 81, 82

quick filters, defining 78, 79

swimlanes, setting up 77

Altassian Marketplace 351

Jira apps 352, 353

reference link 351

third-party apps 351

Amazon Web Services (AWS) 8

application programming interface (API) 203


custom fields, extending with 361, 362

Jira, extending with 361

selecting 370

workflow, extending with 362-364

Assigned to me queue 342

Atlassian Jira

download link 13



enabling, for Kanban 72, 73

grooming 79, 80

basic search 288