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...