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Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints

By : Jaibeer Malik
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Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints

By: Jaibeer Malik

Overview of this book

Agile methodologies like Scrum focus on customer values in an incremental way. Regular planning, tracking, reporting, and improving can become equally challenging from a project management perspective. GreenHopper is a tooling support for JIRA that offers easy adoption of agile practices through rich interfaces for effective team collaboration and project management. Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints is a step-by-step guide that teaches you how to manage agile projects using the GreenHopper tooling system. With easy adoption using pre-sets for Scrum & Kanban, the rich interface focuses on the work at hand, increasing team productivity. Executing sprints, tracking sprints, and reporting on agile projects has never been so easy. The integration with different development environments helps teams to focus on collaboration, communication, and continuous improvement. This book covers agile project management concepts using GreenHopper. You will learn about backlog management for your agile team, how to create projects and boards for your agile team, and how to create new backlog items, prioritize items, estimate backlog items, create sprints, and update technical task status and report on the same. You will learn everything you need to know about managing an agile project using GreenHopper and how to achieve the best value for your team.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints
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Chapter 2. Planning Your Sprints with GreenHopper

The project backlog is a list of work accumulated over a period that needs to be done or that is already done. GreenHopper allows you to maintain your backlog and gives you a clear view of items for which work still needs to be done. To work in the Scrum way, you adopt an incremental pattern of completing your work.

In this chapter, we will cover creating boards to manage your backlog, analyzing the project backlog, planning the backlog in an incremental way, and grooming the backlog over a period of time. Based on ranked backlog, we will be creating a Sprint backlog and starting a sprint. To achieve this, we will be covering the following GreenHopper functionalities:

  • Creating a Jira project to store backlog items in different issues type forms.

  • Creating a board to visualize the backlog to be able to plan, work, and report on the backlog.

  • Creating Epic to be able to break the backlog into multiple top-level functionalities, referred to as...