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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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The Burndown chart is one of the major artifacts of the Scrum framework. Looking at the single chart can give you an indication of how much was planned, how teams are doing over a period of time in a Sprint, and whether teams will be able to achieve what they have committed to.

In this chapter, we covered the importance of the Burndown chart and some typical charts to compare your team state. In the next chapter, we'll cover how you would be able to state team status and progress looking at your team chart.

We also covered how to generate a Burndown chart in GreenHopper for your team. You can use Story points, ideal hours, or business value estimations to generate your Burndown chart.

In the upcoming chapters we will be covering to end a Sprint, generate Sprint report, and also finish an Epic. We will be able to generate different project reporting charts.

We also covered the scope change representation of work in the Burndown chart itself. You can also configure working and non-working...