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Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints

By : Jaibeer Malik
Book Image

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
About the Author
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Chapter 4. Using the Work Board to Update Issues

Agile process is about people, team, interactions, collaboration, sharing, learning, and continuous improvement. And the task board for an agile team is the heart of it. Task boards are the information radiators for day-to-day tasks for a developer.

In this chapter, we will cover the following to understand how to create and work with task boards using GreenHopper suiting your needs best::

  • Understanding the task board

  • Scrum default task boards in GreenHopper

  • Using GreenHopper Simplified Workflow

  • Adding a column to the task board

  • Updating issue status on the task board

  • Viewing issue details on the task board

  • Updating issue details on the task board

  • Using keyboard shortcuts on the task board

  • Ranking issues on the task board