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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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Estimating using GreenHopper

GreenHopper provides you the following options for estimating your backlog items:

Story points

Story points are relative numbers assigned to a Story representing the Story complexity in comparison to base Story. The velocity will be calculated based on the Story points covered in a Sprint. If no time tracking is selected, the Burndown chart will display the number of Story points completed over Sprint timelines.

Original time estimate

Original time estimates are the ideal days or hours that will be used for the estimations. The team velocity will be measured in hours.

Business value

Business value refers to the business value delivered by an issue. Further data will also be calculated against the business value field data.

Issue count

The issue count is the number of issues planned for a sprint. Here, no estimations would be required. The velocity will also be calculated based on the total number of issues delivered in a sprint. To configure the estimation statistics...