6.5 hours







Packt Publishing

Get hands-on practice on Jira customization and issue tracking implementation for your organization

Expected learning & outcomes

  • Learn to manage your projects effectively with Jira
  • Explore Jira customizations for various use cases.
  • Get complete administrative control over your projects
  • Deal with real-world situations in which Jira is useful in organizations
  • Learn to execute bulk changes to issues
  • Create custom filters, dashboards, widgets, epics, stories, bugs, and tasks.

    Skills you will learn

    Administrative Skills, Administrative Tasks, Agile, Agile Methodologies, Agile Methodology, Analysis, Business Analysis, Consulting, Development, Drupal, E-commerce, Github, Jira, Kanban, Organization

    About this course

    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.


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