Agile with Jira Essentials (Cloud)
Clearvision's Jira Software Essentials training course for Teams New to or needing a refresher using Scrum and Kanban Agile Methodologies moving to Jira Software
About this course
Is this course right for me?
This course is perfect for anyone in an agile team who is new to Jira Software. It covers topics on agile methodologies and provides a complete end-to-end overview.
Objectives and outcomes
By the end of this course, attendees will have a strong understanding of key Atlassian Jira concepts. They will be able to use Jira to work with Issues and provide change tracking control for software development projects using agile methodologies.
-Access to a laptop
1. Overview and introduction to Agile
- Introduction to Agile
2. High-level concepts of Agile and agile development terminology
1. Why Agile?
1. Sign up for Jira
2. Create an agile board
3. Explore the interface
1. Overview of the interface – using sample projects
- Study the sample scrum project
- Study the sample kanban project
- Understand the Jira Agile UI
1. Issue types
1. Create epics
2. Create stories
3. View versions
4. Rank the backlog
- Sprint planning
1. Create a sprint
3. Plan a sprint
4. Start a sprint
1. Intro to workflows
2. Mapping to board columns
1. Identify your current status
2. Identify possible transitions
3. Progressing Issues
4. Working with subtasks
1. Logging work
2. Flagging as important
3. Attaching files
4. Requesting notifications
5. Sharing with others
7. Setting due dates
Freeform – facilitators and students can try it for themselves.
1. Configuring boards
1. Configuring boards
1. Example searches
1. Jira reporting
2. Agile reporting
1. Accessing agile reports
2. Making use of agile reports
3. Configure a dashboard
4. Create a wallboard
“I am very pleased with how he (the facilitator) explained the use of all different sections in Jira. He points out the things which are useful for the team to start with agile and Jira. I appreciate the lab exercises after each theory session, it enhanced our knowledge of using the system.”
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Our Atlassian training courses were designed for users of all abilities, to equip teams with the skills for success. Clearvision’s Atlassian training covers the full software development lifecycle – and includes collaboration strategies and project management techniques. Download a brochure and learn more about Atlassian training.
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