Jira Software Administration (Cloud)

Jira Software Administration (Cloud)

This course explores how Jira Software can be tailored to meet specific needs. It includes an in-depth look at effective administration and configuration best practices.

About this course

Is this course right for me?

This course is ideal for new Jira application administrators and those with the responsibility of defining projects and configurations for use within agile teams.

Objectives and outcomes

By the end of this course, you will understand how Jira can be tailored to meet specific project and processing needs.


Module Sections

1. Introduction

2. Summary of users and groups

3. Projects

4. Project roles

5. Schemes

6. Audit logs

Lab Exercises

1. Create a Jira project and project category

2. Exploring the Issue type scheme

Module Sections

1. Users and the user browser

2. User sign up

3. Groups and the group browser

4. Global permissions

Lab Exercises

1. Public sign up and groups

2. Add new users and create/assign groups

Module Sections

1. Project administration vs. global administration

2. Versions

3. Components

4. Access control

  • Project roles
  • Permission schemes
  • Issue security schemes

Lab Exercises

1. Create a project role and a permission scheme

2. Set up an Issue security scheme

Module Sections

1. Issue Type

  • Issue type schemes

2. Notification

  • Notification schemes
  • Events

3. Priority

  • Priority schemes

Lab Exercises

1. Create a new Issue type

2. Create an Issue type scheme

3. Create a notification scheme

4. View the default priority scheme

Module Sections

1.  Resolutions

2. Custom fields

3. New options in custom fields

4. Field configuration schemes

5. Field configurations

6. Re-indexing and index recovery

Lab Exercises

1. Create custom fields

2. Define a context

3. Create a field configuration

4. Make use of a field configuration scheme

Module Sections

1. Understanding screen schemes

2. Screen schemes

3. Creating screens

4. Modifying screens

Lab Exercises

1. Create a screen

2. Modify screen contents

3. Implement a screen scheme

4. Implement an Issue type screen scheme

Module Sections

1. The visual workflow designer

2. Planning workflows

3. The status attribute

4. Transitions

5. Mapping workflow status to agile boards

6. Workflow triggers

7. Creating a workflow

8. Creating workflow schemes

9. Workflow sharing

Lab Exercises

1. Add states into a workflow

2. Configure screens on transitions

3. Using post functions and validators

4. Configuring agile boards to match workflow changes

5. Implementing workflow schemes

6. Putting it all together

As a 14 year veteran of Jira, I proposed this course to eight potential Admins. They learnt a lot and surprisingly, I also learnt about features and short-cuts I was unaware of, very informative!

Ray Scott, IT Consultant
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