Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Get started on your journey in Agile and JIRA
This Introduction to JIRA course is intended to be to get you up to speed on how to be more productive and effective in JIRA.
Who is the target audience?
This JIRA course is meant for three main types of people: JIRA users who want to be able to use it better. Team leaders and managers who want to take advantage of its features for their team and, finally, administrators who need to set JIRA up for their teams and companies.
This JIRA course is NOT meant to be an end-all, one-stop-shop for everything you'll need to know to customize every feature in JIRA. There's just too many variables to include everything, so instead we're focusing on the core concepts and features to get you up to speed quickly.
This course walks through all the core features and concepts of JIRA with real-world examples and has been catered for all users, managers and admins.It incorporates and uses some of the latest features released for JIRA Software on Cloud.
JIRA is a very comprehensive tool and one of the most popular agile project management tools out there. When used and configured correctly, it will help you work smarter, faster and more efficiently.
WHY TAKE THE COURSE:
Contains the most amount of content out of all dedicated JIRA courses on Udemy
Learn the most important characteristics of Scrum and Kanban agile methodologies
Covers the main aspects of JIRA including working within an agile team, leading an agile team, and administering the main things that make up JIRA
Real-world examples including
How to manage your daily task-list via a daily scrum-based process
Configure permissions and projects for internal team members, as well as external members (Eg: consultants, customers etc)
JIRA allows you to create stories and epics for agile projects - learn how to create another issue type used in agile called Spike and create custom screens, fields and workflows for this new issue type.
Modify the default software development workflow to include steps for QA
How to set up an icebox (features that aren't ready to go into the development backlog aka "put on ice") in JIRA
How to build a completely new workflow to manage the approval of new work or feature requests, before being moved into the development backlog
How to manage multiple teams working on the same projects via multiple agile boards catered to each team
Never-ending support - I am only a message away from answering any questions you might have
STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE:
Agile Concepts - Goes into detail with Scrum and Kanban methodologies. By the end of the section, you’ll have a full refresher on these methodologies as I made sure I hit the most important notes when it comes to how they work.
Working within an agile team - Get your first look at navigating the Jira user interface and learn how to create issues, work on issues through the agile boards, search for issues, create custom dashboards to see whats happening in Jira and other functions beneficial to any agile team member.
Leading an agile team - Configuring and managing agile boards, creating and maintaining the backlog as well as starting and ending sprints and creating releases. All these steps stay true to the agile steps described in the prior section.
Jira Administration - Goes over all the main administration sections and each part has an example that you can use to follow along with. By the end of this section, you will understand all the customizable aspects of Jira and be able to cater your own instance to fit your own specific needs.
Real-world examples, scenarios and bonus content - This is where I show you how I use Jira to track and forecast my personal day-to-day tasklist, while using a daily scrum-based process, among other examples.