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Jira 7 Essentials

Become thorough with Jira 7
Packt Publishing
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Explore the new features of Jira 7
Plan and deploy your project effectively using Jira
Use different flavors of Jira to develop applications
Searching and reporting issues in Jira
Using Jira to configure your sample App.

In this course, we start by introducing you to Jira and taking you through all aspects of it so you can use it effectively; if you have never deployed Jira before then this course is for you. We cover how to plan the installation of Jira. Then you will learn the fundamentals of the tool such as how to create a new project, manage issues, search, and report. We explain all three flavors of Jira—Jira Core, Jira Software, and Jira Service Desk—in detail and specific scenarios for each one of them will be developed. Finally, we share some tips on getting the most out of Jira.

About the Author

Ravi Sagar is an Atlassian Consultant and Drupal expert with several years’ experience in web development and business analysis. He has done extensive work implementing and customizing big Jira instances for project tracking, test management, support tickets, and Agile tracking.

Ravi founded Sparxsys Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in 2010. It is a company that provides consultancy and training services on Atlassian tools and Drupal. He has a keen interest in building accessible websites adhering to WCAG guidelines. Ravi’s areas of interest include project management and Agile methodologies.
Along with this, he has also authored several books for Packt. They are:

  •     Mastering JIRA 7 – Second Edition
  •     Mastering JIRA book.
  •     Your Definite Guide – To Build a Fantastic Blog in Drupa

His certifications also include:

  •     Atlassian “Certified Professional Jira Administrator”.
  •     Atlassian “Certified in Agile Development with Jira Software”.

In his free time, he loves blogging on his website where he writes regularly about topics such as DevOps and programming.

Introduction to Jira 7

The Course Overview
This video will give you an overview about the course.
What Is Jira 7?

This video provides an overview of Jira.

The Benefits of Using Jira 7
In this video, we will discuss why using Jira is beneficial, where we will highlight the main advantages of Jira.
What Is Jira Core, Jira Software, and Jira Service Desk

In this video, we will understand how these flavors are different from each other and which one should you use.

Getting Your Hands Dirty with Jira 7

Planning Your Jira Installation

In this video, we will learn the necessary steps required before installing and using Jira in your organization.

Installing Jira

This video will explain how to get started with Jira where we will explain setting up Jira.

Maintaining Jira – Upgrade and Housekeeping

In this video, we will explain the guidelines for maintaining your Jira instance to get the best performance.

Best Practices for Maintaining Jira
Jira instance can get out of control if not maintained properly from the very beginning. In this video we will explain the important steps to take to control your Jira usage.

Using Jira Core for Business Teams

Creating Your First Project in Jira

This video will explain what is Jira Core and the use cases to make you understand when to use it for task management.

Understanding Jira Core Project for Business Processes

In this video we will start using the Jira Core project and understand the whole process of task management.

Development Using Jira Software

How to Use Jira for Development Projects?

In this video, we will explain how Jira is perfect for software development projects.

Overview of Agile Concepts
This video will provide a quick recap of Agile concepts and methodologies.
Configure Scrum Board
In this video, we will learn how to create a Scrum board for your project and use it to manage the sprints.
Configure Kanban Board

In this video, we will understand how to create a Kanban board for managing your project.

Jira Software Reports

In this video, we will learn the most important reports in both Scrum and Kanban projects to stay on top of your work.

Setting Up Helpdesk Using Jira Service Desk

Overview of Helpdesk
In this video, you will understand the basic concepts of the helpdesk.
Creating a Jira Service Desk Project

In this video, we will learn how you can create a Jira Service Desk Project and give details of its unique features.

Configuring Jira Service Desk

This video will explain how to customize your Jira Service Desk project.

Jira Service Desk Reports

In this video, we will learn about various reports that you can generate for your Jira Service Desk project.

Searching and Reporting in Jira

Using Issue Navigator and Basic Search

In this video, learn how to use the issue navigator for search all the issues relevant to your team.

Understanding JQL
In this video, we will learn what is advanced search in Jira and when to use it.
Filters, Permissions, and Subscriptions
In this video, understand how to save your JQL queries and various benefits of saving them.
In this video, we will learn how to create a Dashboard with many useful reports depicting the data in a graphical format.

Using Portfolio App

Overview of Portfolio

In this video, we will understand what is portfolio and what unique features it offers.

Configuring a Portfolio Plan

In this video, we will explain how to create a plan in Portfolio and give you a walkthrough of its various features.

Creating What-If Scenarios

In this video we will, understand how to enable the scenarios in your portfolio plan.

Portfolio Reports and Program View
In this video, we will explain various reports to make useful decisions and the concept of a program view.
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