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The trainer was engaging, thorough and always prepared to answer questions. The exercises were helpful and we now feel confident in using JIRA to its fullest. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Clearvision for Training.
Albert M., Change ManagerDB Schenker
The trainer was patient, understanding and very thorough. I cannot recommend Clearvision enough for JIRA training.
Kevin M., Programme Support Manager Peek Traffic
The training course was very useful and informative. We were impressed by the trainer’s performance. The trainer was very experienced and was able to answer all of our queries.
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Thank you Clearvision for your Git, Stash and JIRA training classes at the Atlassian Summit 2013. Like the year before, your sessions were a huge hit with attendees.
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Atlassian Summit 2014

San Jose Convention Center, CA, Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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Training Course Outlines

Contact us if you are interested in any of the available courses below.

Atlassian Confluence Basics

Availability: Classroom / Webinar

This Atlassian Confluence Basics Training course explains how WIKI products in general, and Confluence in particular, help organisations to collaborate and share vital information. Users will benefit from understanding the commands and customisation options available to a typical user. The course materials draw extensively from practical scenarios in which Confluence can be used. Click here to expand.

Course Length

The course lasts a full day (up to 8 hours) and comprises of 6 Modules each with a lab exercise.

Lab Environments

The lab environment (an instance of Confluence) gives users a practical working area to engage with. This enables them to benefit from seeing Confluence in action with real world settings and examples, translating the theory from the course into practical knowledge.

Pre-Requisites

  • Basic knowledge of Windows/internet browser interfaces
  • No previous Confluence experience is required

Module 1: Introduction to WIKIs

  •  What is a Wiki?
  • Important Wiki features (The Good & Bad)
  • How to approach a Wiki
  • A brief introduction to Atlassian Confluence

  Lab Exercise: Introduction to Wikis and Confluence
  • Thinking through WIKI Usage Scenarios (Team exercise)

Module 2: Confluence Layout and Navigation

  • The Confluence interface
    • The Dashboard
    • Login & Sign Up
  • Confluence structure
  • Permissions overview
    • Global
    • Space
  • Menus
    • The Browse menu
    • The People directory
    • The User menu
    • The Search menu and searching

  Lab Exercises: Confluence Layout and Navigation
  • Public Sign up and Login
  • Searching and Browsing for items related to a proposed workshop

Module 3: Creating Page Content

  • Create pages
  • Edit pages using the Text Editor
  • Change page layouts
  • Create a Table
  • Add Images & Attachments
  • Create a Template

  Lab Exercises: Creating Page Content
  • Using a template to create a workshop presentation page
  • Creating additional content related to the proposal

Module 4: Supporting Pages

  • Making Comments
  • Labels
  • Attachments
  • Page Locations & Restrictions
  • Browse menu basics

  Lab Exercises: Supporting Pages
  • Labelling pages
  • Working with attachments
  • Moving pages

Module 5: Simple Confluence Macros

  • Introduction to Macros
  • Text Formatting Macros
  • HTML Macro
  • Space Macros

  Lab Exercises: Simple Confluence Macros
  • Exploring the colour, quote, code and panel macros
  • Exploring more macros

Module 6: Collaboration

  • Watches
  • Favourites
  • Drafts
  • Following Users
  • Sharing a page & @mentions
  • Likes
  • Dashboards - Network & Popular Content
  • Page Information & History
  • Notifications

  Lab Exercises: Collaboration
  • Setting up Favourites
  • Sharing a page and using @mentions
  • Following a user and liking a page
  • Using your network
  • Viewing Page Information
  • Blogging your experiences

Atlassian Confluence Advanced

Availability: Classroom / Webinar

This Atlassian Confluence Advanced Training course, develops basic user knowledge of Confluence, to produce dynamic pages to an advanced level. The course also looks in-depth at specific tasks that will help users understand and utilize other advanced Confluence features. Click here to expand.

Course Length

The course lasts a full day (up to 8 hours) and comprises of 6 Modules each with a lab exercise.

Lab Exercises

The lab environment (an instance of Confluence) gives users a practical working area to engage with. This enables them to benefit from seeing Confluence in action with real world settings and examples, translating the theory from the course into practical knowledge.

Pre-Requisites

  • Basic knowledge of Window interfaces
  • Atlassian Confluence Basics

Module 1: Advanced Content Creation

  • Shortcuts
  • Wiki Markup
    • Text Styles
    • Headings
    • Lists
    • Tables
    • Links

Lab Exercise: Wiki Markup

Module 2: Advanced Confluence Macros

  • Macros
    • Adding Content
    • Widgets & External Content
    • Advanced Images & Visuals
    • User Macros

  Lab Exercises: Advanced Confluence Macros
  • Creating a page with embedded macros
  • Macro errors
  • The blog-posts, gallery and tasklist macros

Module 3: Notifications and Tasks

  • Email options
  • Confluence Notifications - Advanced
  • Confluence Tasks
    • Creating Tasks
    • The Tasklist Macro
    • Using Tasks

  Lab Exercises: Notifications
  • Turn off the confluence recommends email
  • Notify a user
  • Create a task
    • The task list
    • From a notification
    • In a confluence page
  • Complete a task

Module 4: Attaching Files and File Management

  • Attaching files
    • The Attachments Macro
  • Viewing Attachments
  • Editing Attachments
  • File Versioning

  Lab Exercises: Attachments
  • Versioning Attachments
  • Use the Attachments Macro
  • Change Attachment Settings

Module 5: Basic Administration

  • Users & groups
  • Permissions
  • Add-Ons
    • Installing & Updating Add-Ons
    • Managing Add-Ons
  • Common Add-Ons
    • Atlassian Add-Ons
    • Balsamiq
    • Gliffy
    • Zen

  Lab Exercises: Add-Ons
  • Exploring the Add-On Manager
  • Enabling & Using Add-Ons
  • Creating Users & Groups

Module 6: Space Administration & Personal Spaces

  •  Importing and Exporting Spaces
  • Removing Spaces
  • Space Permissions
  • Personal Spaces

  Lab Exercises: Advanced Space Usage
  • Creating a Personal Space
  • Assigning Personal Space Permissions
 

Atlassian JIRA Basics

Availability: Classroom / Webinar / eLearning

This Clearvision Atlassian JIRA Training course provides an understanding of basic JIRA concepts including working with issues, searching and reporting. At the end of the course, users will be able to use JIRA to work with issues and provide change tracking and control for software development projects. Click here to expand.

Course Length

The course lasts a full day (up to 8 hours) and comprises of 8 Modules each with a lab exercise.

Lab Exercises

The lab environment (an instance of JIRA) gives users a practical working area to engage with. This enables them to benefit from seeing JIRA in action with real world settings and examples, translating the theory from the course into practical knowledge.

Pre-Requisites

  • Basic knowledge of Windows interfaces
  • No previous Atlassian JIRA experience is required

Module 1: JIRA Key Concepts

  • Change & Defect Tracking.
  • Introduction to JIRA
    • What is an Issue?
    • Issue Attributes
    • What is a Project?
    • What are Components and Versions?
    • What is a Workflow?

Module 2: Getting Started with JIRA

  • Logging in
  • Exploring the JIRA workspace
  • Managing your user profile
  • Customising your Dashboard
  • Shared Dashboards
  • Activity Streams
  • Choosing a language
  • Choosing a time zone
  • Shortcuts

Module 3: Introduction to Issues

  • Recap of
    • Issues Types
    • Resolutions
    • Priorities
    • Statuses
  • Creating an Issue
  • Viewing Issues
  • Editing Issues
  • Attachments

Lab Exercises: Creating Issues
  • Creating an Issue
  • Adding Attachments
  • Editing Issues

Module 4: Introduction to Workflows

  • Steps
  • Transitions and Screens
  • Moving through workflows
  • The Workflow Viewer

Lab Exercises: Workflows
  • Identify your current status
  • Identify possible transitions
  • Progressing Issues

Module 5: Working with Issues

  • Collaboration
    • Commenting on Issues
    • Sharing Issues
    • Mentions
    • Voting
    • Watching
  • Issue Operations
    • Assigning Issues
    • Logging work
    • Moving Issues
    • Issue linking
    • Cloning
    • Labels
    • Creating a sub-task

Lab Exercises: Working with Issues
  • Modify an issue
  • Assign an issue to another user
  • Understand about comments
  • Clone an Issue
  • Create a Sub task
  • Log work and Resolve an Issue 

Module 6: Searching and Filters

  • Quick Search
  • Basic Search
  • Advanced Search (JQL)
  • Issue Navigator
  • Detail View
  • Configuring Filters
  • Shared Filters
  • Email Filter Results
  • Advanced Searches

Lab Exercises: Searching and Filters
  • Search for an Issue
  • Use a Quick Search to locate Issues
  • Create a filter

Module 7: Reporting

  • Standard Reports
  • Custom Reports
  • Utilizing Reports

Lab Exercises: Reporting
  • Gain experience of Reports
  • Generate Reports
  • Use the charting Plug-in
  • Add a chart to your Dashboard
 

Module 8: Add-ons

  • Key Concept : Add-ons
  • The Atlassian marketplace
  • Using Add-ons
  • Common Add-ons

Atlassian JIRA Advanced

Availability: Classroom / Webinar

This Atlassian JIRA Advanced Training course provides an understanding of the various ways that Atlassian JIRA can be tailored to meet specific custom project and process requirements. At the end of the course, users will understand how JIRA can be tailored to meet their specific project and process needs. Click here to expand.

Course Length

This course lasts a full day (up to 8 hours) and comprises of 6 Modules each with a lab exercise.

Lab Exercises

The lab environment (an instance of JIRA) gives users a practical working area to engage with. This enables them to benefit from seeing JIRA in action with real world settings and examples, translating the theory from the course into practical knowledge.

Pre-Requisites

  • Basic knowledge of Windows interfaces
  • Atlassian JIRA Basics

Module 1: JIRA Concepts Overview

  • Introduction
  • Summary of Users and Groups
  • Projects
  • Project Roles
  • Schemes

Lab Exercises: Concept Overview
  • Create a JIRA Project and project category
  • Exploring the Issue type scheme

Module 2: Users & Groups

  • Users and the User browser
  • Privacy
  • Groups and the Group Browser
  • Global permissions 

Lab Exercises: Users and Groups
  • Public signup and groups
  • Add new users and create/assign groups
  • Changing Permissions

Module 3: Fields

  • Priorities and Resolutions
  • Custom Fields
  • New options in custom fields
  • Field Configuration Schemes
  • Field Configurations
  • Re-Indexing & Index Recovery

Lab Exercises: Fields
  • Create two Custom Fields
  • Create a Field Configuration Scheme

Module 4: Screens

  • Understanding Screen Schemes
  • Screen Schemes
  • Creating Screens
  • Modifying Screens

Lab Exercises: Screens
  • Investigate Interaction of Default Screen and Default Field Configurations
  • Investigate Interaction of Default Screen & Newly Created Field Configuration
  • Create a Screen for the Create Issue Operation and put it into a Screen Scheme
  • Create and Edit Issues in A Customised Project

Module 5: Issue Type, Notification, Permission & Security Schemes

  • Issue Type Schemes
  • Notification schemes
  • Permission Schemes
  • Issue Security Schemes

Lab Exercises: Issue Type, Notification, Permissions & Security Schemes
  • Create a Notification schemes
  • Create a Project Role and a Permission Scheme

Module 6: Workflows

  • The visual workflow designer
  • Planning workflows
  • The Status Attribute
  • Transitions
  • Events
  • Creating a workflow
  • Creating a workflow schemes
  • Workflow sharing
  • Audit Logs

Lab Exercises: Workflows
  • Add the 'Tested' state into a workflow
  • Map the fields to the workflow
  • Decide where new screen are required

Atlassian JIRA Best Practises

Availability: Classroom / Webinar

This Atlassian JIRA Best Practises Training course, provides JIRA admins with an understanding of the core administration activities required to successfully maintain a live JIRA environment and its back-end system. During this course, users will learn Atlassian's recommended best practices in a variety of topics including recent or upcoming changes. Click here to expand.

Course Length

This course lasts a half day (4 hours) and is for JIRA Administrators.

Pre-Requisites

  • Basic knowledge of Windows interfaces
  • Atlassian JIRA Basics
  • Atlassian JIRA Advanced
  • Requires users to have an active internet connection

Module 1: Workflows

  • Workflow design
  • Workflow considerations
  • Workflow Sharing

Lab Exercise: Workflows
  • Simplifying and re-designing an existing workflow

Module 2: Scaling JIRA

  • Security impacts
  • Custom Feilds
  • Performance factors
  • Server Capacity
  • Archiving
  • Hints and Tips
  • JIRA Extentions
  • JIRA upgrades

Lab Exercise: Scaling JIRA
  • Utilising JIRA for other purposes

Module 3: Searching and reporting

  • Searching and Filters overview
  • Searching  - Frequently asked questions
  • Reporting in JIRA
    • Default reports
    • Integrating to external tools
    • Add-ons
    • Custom reports
  • Reporting Tips

Lab Exercise: Searching and Reporting
  • Generating reports in a meaningful format.
 

Module 4: Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting JIRA
  • JIRA log files
  • Common causes
    • Crashes
    • Performance issues
  • Email Failures
    • Email Loops
  • Atlassian Resources

Lab Exercises: Troubleshooting
  • Identifying the cause of a crash
  • resolving the problem.

Atlassian JIRA Agile Basics

Availability: Classroom / Webinar

This Atlassian JIRA Agile Training course gets you up to grips with Atlassian's Agile Project Management add on for JIRA. The course will look at basic JIRA and Agile concepts and cover the different out-of-the-box actions and functions available to JIRA Agile users. Click here to expand.

Course Length

This course can be delivered as a half day 4 hour session (exclude modules 2 and 3) with practical exercises, or as part of a full day session with our JIRA Basics course. Please specify when you enquire.

Lab Exercises

The lab environment (an instance of JIRA with JIRA Agile) gives users a practical working area to engage with. This enables them to benefit from seeing JIRA Agile in action with real world settings and examples, translating the theory from the course into practical knowledge.

Pre-Requisites

  • Basic knowledge of Windows interfaces
  • No experience with JIRA necessary

Module 1: Concepts

  • Introduction to Issue Trackers (JIRA)
  • Introduction to JIRA Agile
  • High level concepts of JIRA Agile and Agile development terminology
    • Scrum
    • Kanban
    • Backlogs
    • Sprints
    • Stories / Epics
    • Story points
    • Burndown
    • Velocity
  • Introduction to the JIRA UI

Lab Exercises: Concepts
  • Overview of interface - using Sample Projects
    • Study the sample Scrum project
    • Study the sample Kanban project
    • Understand the JIRA / JIRA Agile UI

Module 2: Working with JIRA

  • Working with JIRA
    • Issues Types
    • Resolutions
    • Priorities
    • Statuses
  • Creating an Issue
  • Viewing Issues
  • Editing Issues
  • Attachments

Lab Exercises: Working with JIRA
  • Creating an Issue
  • Adding Attachments
  • Editing Issues

Module 3: Introduction to Workflows

  • Steps
  • Transitions and Screens
  • Moving through workflows
  • The Workflow Viewer

Lab Exercises: Introduction to Workflows
  • Identify your current status
  • Identify possible transitions
  • Progressing Issues

Module 4: Working with JIRA Agile

  • Creating JIRA Agile Boards
  • Configuring boards
  • Planning (versions / Sprints)
  • Tasks
  • Set up Charts
  • working with your tasks
    • Creating
    • Flagging
    • Ranking
    • Scheduling
    • Assigning
    • Transitioning

Lab Exercises: Working with JIRA Agile
  • Set up JIRA Agile Board
  • Configure board
  • Create an Epic
  • Working with your tasks
    • Create some tasks
    • Flag some tasks
    • Ranking
    • Schedule tasks to sprints
    • Assign tasks to users
    • Log work on a task
    • Transition tasks through workflow on an agile board

Module 5: Searching and Reporting

  • Searching
  • Reporting
  • Charts
  • Gadgets

Lab Exercises: Searching and Reporting
  • Example searches
  • Set up and run reports
  • Configure a dashboard
  • Create a wallboard
 

Module 6: Planning

  • Burndown
  • Velocity
  • Sprint Report
  • Estimating work
  • Wallboards (Plugin)

Lab Exercises: Planning
  • Accessing Agile Reports
  • Making use of Agile reports.

Atlassian Stash Basics (Git)

Availability: Classroom / Webinar

The Clearvision Atlassian Stash training course provides an understanding of using Stash with Git and focuses on giving a comprehensive overview of concepts, workflows and more. This course is divided into a number of individual modules, many modules have an associated exercise or activity that will help to reinforce the learning experience. Click here to expand.

At the end of the Clearvision Stash Basics course, students will be able to use Atlassian Stash with Git effectively within a software development environment. They will have a complete overview of workflow strategies, concepts for using both Git and Stash and a strong understanding of branching and merging.

Pre-Requisites
  • No existing knowledge of Git or Stash required.
  • For classroom training, students must have their own laptops and must be able to provide the trainer with an internet connection

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to Git
  • Introduction to Stash
  • Terminology
  • Users and permission levels

Module 2: Git Concepts

  • Git Concepts
    • Hash Values
    • Objects
    • References
    • Commits
  • Setting up your Git environment
  • Ignore Files

Module 3: Working with Git

  • Working with git
    • Cloning a stash project
    • Git help
    • The Git Workflow
      • Add
      • Status
      • Commit
      • Diff
      • Remove
      • Move
    • Fixing errors
      • Reset
      • Revert
      • Checkout

Module 4: Repository Visualization and the Stash Interface

  • The Stash Interface
    • Profile
      • Setting up a private key
    • Projects
    • Repositories

Module 5: Workflow Strategies

Module 6: Branching and Merging

  • Branching and Merging
    • Creating branches in Stash
    • Creating branches in Git
    • Collaboration
      • Push
      • Fetch
      • Pull
      • Forking
      • Pull requests
    • Switching branches
    • Fast Forward Merge
    • Three way Merge
    • Rebasing
    • Deleting Branches

Module 7: Tagging

  • Lightweight tags
  • Annotated tags
  • Signed Tags
  • Create tags in Git
  • Create tags in Stash
  • Checkout tags in Git
  • How to view tags
  • How to checkout tags

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