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
This video provides an overview of Jira.
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
In this video, we will learn the necessary steps required before installing and using Jira in your organization.
This video will explain how to get started with Jira where we will explain setting up Jira.
In this video, we will explain the guidelines for maintaining your Jira instance to get the best performance.
Using Jira Core for Business Teams
This video will explain what is Jira Core and the use cases to make you understand when to use it for task management.
In this video we will start using the Jira Core project and understand the whole process of task management.
Development Using Jira Software
In this video, we will explain how Jira is perfect for software development projects.
In this video, we will understand how to create a Kanban board for managing your project.
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
In this video, we will learn how you can create a Jira Service Desk Project and give details of its unique features.
This video will explain how to customize your Jira Service Desk project.
In this video, we will learn about various reports that you can generate for your Jira Service Desk project.
Searching and Reporting in Jira
In this video, learn how to use the issue navigator for search all the issues relevant to your team.
Using Portfolio App
In this video, we will understand what is portfolio and what unique features it offers.
In this video, we will explain how to create a plan in Portfolio and give you a walkthrough of its various features.
In this video we will, understand how to enable the scenarios in your portfolio plan.