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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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We covered the difference between estimating and time tracking for your agile team. We estimated backlog items based on different measurement units available with GreenHopper. We estimated the stories in terms of Story points for relative size and complexity. In upcoming chapters we will see how the estimation values can be tracked using the Burndown chart in reporting functionality.

We covered the time tracking for technical tasks. We entered original estimates in hours for the technical tasks during Sprint planning. We covered the Jira add-on Tempo plugin to help us in capacity management and timesheet reporting purpose. We learned to use an easy and advanced time tracking plugin to improve upon nonproductive time and to handle uncertainties.

In upcoming chapters we will cover how to use the task board for day-to-day technical tasks for the team. Teams will be able to pick the technical tasks and log hours on tasks. We will cover the charts to display the hour efforts information...