Jira 7: For Developer, Administrator & Project Managers
Jira software is an agile project management tool that supports any agile methodology, be it scrum, Kanban, or your own unique flavor. From agile boards to reports, you can plan, track, and manage all your agile software development projects from a single tool.
This course follows a strict practical approach and demonstrates detailed use & working of Jira 7. Initially, you’ll learn basics of Jira which also covers some crucial components of Jira 7 technology such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and JIRA Service Works. Developers will then learn to development within Jira and integrating with other tools such as Bitbucket and Github, Integrating Jira with LDAP and implementing SSO & much more! Additionally, project managers will learn the difference between different issue types, how to manage them all in a backlog and how to create and configure your board to optimize your specific workflow. Finally it teaches administrators how to create and customize Dashboards so everyone can watch the team as they continue to succeed!
By the end of this course, you will have developed a great working knowledge of Jira Software, thus making your project management much more efficient and release great software.
Contents and Overview
This training program includes 2 complete courses, carefully chosen to give you the most comprehensive training possible.
The first course, Jira 7 Guide for Administrators and Developers you start with basics of JIRA and show how JIRA can be customized to suit the needs of your organization. This updated edition will cover all major components of JIRA 7, which includes JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and JIRA Service Works. We cover everything you need to know to set up a fully-functional implementation. Finally, we will also go over the newly added features in Jira 7.10.
In the second course, Creating and Running an Agile Project in JIRA you will dive straight into the action, exploring critical agile terminologies and concepts in the context of JIRA Software. You will learn how to plan, track, and release great software. This course will teach you how to choose a workflow, set issue types and assign permissions.You will learn to stay connected with your team from anywhere to ensure great development.You will also be able to use JIRA Dashboards to broadcast your project results to all stakeholders so everyone is aligned. By the end of this course, you will have developed a great working knowledge of JIRA Software, thus making your project management much more efficient.
About the Authors
Ravi Sagar is an Atlassian Consultant and Drupal expert with several years’ experience in web development and business analysis. He has worked extensively at implementing and customizing big Jira instances for project tracking, test management, support tickets, and Agile tracking.
Ravi founded Sparxsys Solutions Pvt. Ltd in 2010. This company 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.
• Your Definitive Guide To Building a Fantastic Blog in Drupal
His certifications also include:
• Atlassian Certified Professional Jira Administrator.
• Atlassian Certified in Agile Development with Jira Software.
David Harned is a PMO Director for Monotype and is a motivated and inspired leader of Agile thinkers, driving adoption within enterprises that have numerous parallel-distributed, highly autonomous, and self-organized teams. He is a design, usability, and customer experience advocate. He has managed developer group building in the e-commerce retail business. David is an Agile believer and uses Scrum, Kanban, and Lean as well as hybrid approaches for project management. David is an expert in the implementation of Scrum at scale using standards and tools for process and visibility across the enterprise. David holds many certifications in the project management and Agile domains including: PMI Project Management Professional, Digital Project Manager, Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, Certified Scrum Professional, and as Certified Scrum @ Scale Practitioner. David has used JIRA since 2005 and he uses it nearly every day to execute projects with Agile teams.
Jira 7 Guide for Administrators and Developers
This video provides an overview of the entire course.
Why do we need to customize JIRA.
Learn different aspects of Jira Administration
Follow the steps to learn Jira Administration
Learn the overview of Jira Administration.
Understand the building blocks in Jira
Assign project manager the Project Administration rights
Learn about schemes and different types of schemes.
What is a Scheme
Explain various schemes
How to customize Jira as an administrator.
Learn the responsibilities as a Jira Administrator
Learn the Jira Customization Process
Reuse the configuration and create standard templates
In the first video, we will go through an overview of all the requirements from the business that they want to have in Jira.
Review the requirements
Understand various proposed configurations
Review the workflow to support Test Management processes
In this video, we will learn how to create a new Issue type scheme.
Create the required Issue types
Create an Issue type scheme
Learn how to associate the scheme to the project
This video will cover creating new Workflow scheme.
Create the new Workflows
Create a Workflow scheme and define Issue type mapping to different workflows
Associate the Workflow scheme to the project
In this video, we will show how to create more fields and display them to the correct Issue types.
Create new custom fields in Jira
Add the new custom fields to various screens and map the screens to the Issue types
Associate the Issue type screen scheme to project so that the correct fields are displayed in the Issue types
This video will show how to make certain fields mandatory in the project and create project specific Priorities.
Create a Field configuration scheme
Map the Field configuration to an Issue type
Associate Field configuration and Priority schemes to the project
The last video in this section will show how to change project permissions and notifications.
Create a Permission scheme
Create Notification scheme
Associate both the schemes to the project
Learn the 1st type of advanced workflow configurations.
Create a transition screen to capture additional field
Create a field analysis when the test campaign is published
User fills the field during workflow transitions
Learn the 2nd type of advanced workflow configurations.
Understand the building blocks in Jira
Assign project manager the Project Administration rights
Learn the 3rd type of advanced workflow configurations.
Understand who can start the progress of workflow
Stop user from closing the Test Campaign
In the first video, we will take a look at Tempo apps which are very popular for time sheets and planning work in Jira.
Get introduced to Tempo Timesheets and Tempo Planner app
Understand the benefits of both the apps
Demonstrate how these apps work and bring more feature to ease the time management in Jira
In this video, we will see a very popular app called Script Runner to do extreme customizations in Jira.
Get introduction to this app
Understand the benefits of using Script Runners as compared to out of the box features in Jira
Showcase some common examples where this app can bring lot of power for the Jira Administrator
In this video, we will take a look at using X-ray for Test Management instead of customizing Jira manually.
Get introduced to X-ray and its benefits
Understand how this app can be used to better organize your test cases
Explore how this app brings end to end traceability with it rich and useful reports
In the final video of this section, we will discuss how advanced pivot like reports can be created in Jira using EazyBI app.
Get introduced of this app
Understand the benefits of using EazyBI
Create dynamic reports and dashboards with EazyBI
In the first video of this section, we will learn how to integrate Jira with Bitbucket and GitHub.
Demonstrate the required steps to link Jira with Bitbucket
Understand the benefits of such integrations
Learn Smart commits and Workflow triggers
In this video, we will explain what application links in Jira are.
Learn how Application links work
Explore various examples of Application links between Jira and other tools
Understand the purpose of Application links when Jira is used with them
In this video, we will take a look at integrating Jira with company’s user directory and the concept of Single Sign On.
Understand the User directories in Jira and how Jira can also be integrated with LDAP
Get to know the benefits of using SSO using Atlassian Crowd
Learn about popular apps for implementing SSO in Jira
In the final video of this section, we will explain how to create and comment on Jira issues by simply sending an email.
Understand what is Mail Handler in Jira
Explore different types of Mail Handler
Understand advanced processing of mail using apps like Enterprise Mail Handler for Jira (JEMH) and Email This Issue
In the first video of the section, we will learn how to backup and restore Jira and discuss the possibilities of importing data into Jira.
Learn the Backup and Restore capabilities of the tool
Understand how one or multiple projects can be imported in Jira
Understand importing data from External tools using CSV import feature in Jira
This video will describe various best practices to maintain your Jira instance.
Understand the important of the log in Jira
Explore various best practices like using banner and using introduction test in the dashboard
Understand the importance of Backup policy for your Jira instance.
This video will describe various common issues that you may face with Jira and their possible solutions.
Learn how to use Atlassian support when you buy Atlassian products like Jira
Explore the various common configuration issues
Learn the possible solutions for common problems
In this video, we will lay the foundation of Change Control Board and discuss its important.
Understand the Jira customization process
Understand the framework for setting up Change Control Board
Explore various scenarios of change request in Jira and how to perform impact analysis before implementing them in Jira
In the last video of the course, we will explain the new features in version 7.10 of Jira.
Understand Archiving project feature in Jira Data Center
Learn the new UI on Jira 7.10
Explore the improvements in this new version
Creating and Running an Agile Project in JIRA
This video provides an overview of the entire course.
This video will give a small introduction to JIRA and also start by showing how to use projects to keep you work organised.
Get a small introduction to JIRA
Learn how to use projects to keep your work organized
This video will show how to create an account with Atlassian.
Create an account
Get a free trial
Start using JIRA
Projects allow you to organize all of your different streams of work within JIRA. This video will show you how to create your project and manage them as well.
Create a project
View your projects
Manage your projects
Screens, workflows, permissions, and notifications give you many options to tailor JIRA to your work. This video will deal with just that.
Learn what screens are and how to configure them
Learn what workflows are and how to configure them
Learn what permissions are and how to configure them
This video will show how to use epics, stories, bugs, and tasks in JIRA.
Learn the different issue types
Learn how they are different from each other
Learn why to use each one
This video will show the different work item attributes are and how to customize them to fit your needs.
Learn the different issue attributes
Learn how to use the different attributes
Learn how to customize the attributes
This video will show how to use your backlog to get all of that work defined, prioritized, and refined.
Learn what a backlog is
Learn how to organize and prioritize your backlog
Learn how to get your backlog refined
This video will show how to run your Sprints with a board and how to use the columns and Swimlanes.
Learn what a JIRA board is
Learn how to use your board
Learn how to customize your board
This video will show how use the backlog to refine work, plan and then begin your Sprint iteration.
Learn how to create a Sprint
Learn how to make sure work is ready for a Sprint
Start your Sprint
This video shows how to use JIRA to keep the team all on the same page and know if you are on track to meet your commitment.
Use JIRA for the daily scrum
Confirm that all work is visible to everyone for high alignment
Use burndowns for tracking progress against the team commitment
This video shows how to optimize your Sprint work items for your team.
Learn the different methods of breaking down actionable work
Learn if you should use smaller stories or tasks to organize
Learn what works best for your team and your work
This video shows how to end a Sprint and what to do with any undone work.
Learn how to know if your Sprint is finished
Learn how to close your Sprint
Learn what to do with work items that are not completed at the end of the Sprint
This video is about versions and how to use them to create releases that meet your milestones.
Learn what versions and releases are
Learn how to assign items to a version
Learn how to do a release
This video is about burndown reports, how to read them and what data can be used to populate them.
Learn what a burndown report is
Learn how to read a burndown report
Learn what data can be used to populate a burndown
This video talks about Sprint reports, how to read them and how you can use them to highlight team wins.
Learn what a Sprint report is
Learn how to read a Sprint report
Learn how to use a Sprint report to broadcast team accomplishments
This video talks about velocity charts, how to read them and how to use the data to get insights about your team performance.
Learn what a velocity chart is
Learn how to read a velocity chart
Learn how to use a velocity chart to estimate future Sprint commitments
This video shows how to release and epic burndowns, how to read them and how to use them to estimate deliveries.
Learn what a release burndown is
Learn how to read a release burndown
Learn how to use a release burndown to estimate delivery of a Release
This video speaks about version and epic reports, how to read them and how to use them to estimate deliveries.
Learn what a version report is
Learn how to read a version report
Learn how to use a version report to estimate delivery of a Release
This video speaks about what JQL is, how to write queries in JIRA using the simple and advanced editors and how to export your results.
Learn what JQL is
Learn how to write queries in JIRA
Learn how to export results
This video show to how to save your query into a filter, how to set permissions and manage them.
Learn what a filter is
Learn how to set rights for filters
Learn how to manage your filters
This video shows how to make bulk changes so that you can change the attributes or move many items at once in JIRA.
Learn why you might use a bulk change
Execute a bulk change
Confirm that you made a bulk change correctly
This video tells us how to visualize the results of a filter with a new custom board.
Learn why you might want a new board
Create a board
Learn how to use your new custom board
This video shows what a dashboard is, why you would want to use one and how to create it.
Learn what a dashboard is
Learn how to create a dashboard
Learn how to manage your created dashboards
This video tells what a gadget is, check some example gadgets that the author thinks are useful, how to add them and configure for your own use.
Learn what gadget is
Learn how to add a gadget
Learn how to configure a gadget
This video shows how to distribute the dashboard that you created so team performance is visible to all stakeholders.
Learn how to share a dashboard