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Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints

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Learn
  • Install GreenHopper and create projects and boards for your team
  • Use GreenHopper’s rich interface features
  • Learn about agile concepts and which GreenHopper tools are best suited for each
  • Master backlog creation, prioritization, and estimation of items
  • Understand sprint creation, how to execute sprints, time tracking, and how to manage sprint backlogs
  • Use task boards effectively and create custom workflow status’ and column and update task status’
  • Use JIRA filters effectively, including Quick Filters, Swimlanes, and card colours
  • Analyze burndown charts effectively for sprint tracking
  • Complete a sprint, manage unfinished backlog items, and generate sprint reports
  • Use velocity charts, epic reports, control charts, and cumulative flow diagrams
  • Manage Kanban teams using GreenHopper, create Kanban boards, control work in progress, and find bottlenecks in your system and report them to your Kanban team
  • Understand GreenHopper integration points that support your agile team
About

Agile methodologies like Scrum focus on customer values in an incremental way. Regular planning, tracking, reporting, and improving can become equally challenging from a project management perspective. GreenHopper is a tooling support for JIRA that offers easy adoption of agile practices through rich interfaces for effective team collaboration and project management.

Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints is a step-by-step guide that teaches you how to manage agile projects using the GreenHopper tooling system. With easy adoption using pre-sets for Scrum & Kanban, the rich interface focuses on the work at hand, increasing team productivity. Executing sprints, tracking sprints, and reporting on agile projects has never been so easy. The integration with different development environments helps teams to focus on collaboration, communication, and continuous improvement. This book covers agile project management concepts using GreenHopper.

You will learn about backlog management for your agile team, how to create projects and boards for your agile team, and how to create new backlog items, prioritize items, estimate backlog items, create sprints, and update technical task status and report on the same.

You will learn everything you need to know about managing an agile project using GreenHopper and how to achieve the best value for your team.

Features
  • Manage multi-project and multi-team backlog items for agile projects
  • Learn how to use GreenHopper’s rich interface features to focus on the work at hand and increase productivity
  • Easy agile process adoption with pre-sets for Scrum & Kanban
Page Count 140
Course Length 4 hours 12 minutes
ISBN 9781849699730
Date Of Publication 25 Aug 2013

Authors

Jaibeer Malik

Jaibeer Malik is an experienced programmer and Agile enthusiast with a passion for new technologies, clean code, and Agile development.

He has been working in the IT industry for nearly 10 years now with extensive experience in software designing, architecture, and development in domains varying from internet to telecom, to finance, oil, gas, and transport. He is involved in the development of both small and big enterprise applications that make a difference in the real world. He has good experience in technologies such as Java, J2EE, Hibernate, Spring, Wicket, Flex, Scala, ElasticSearch, and many other open source technologies.

He is a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and experienced in distributed Agile development. He regularly writes his thoughts in the form of blog posts on his personal website and on other technical forums.

He is currently located in Amsterdam, working as a Java Software Architect for one of the top e-commerce platforms in Netherlands.

To know more about the author visit the following links:

  • Blog: http://jaibeermalik.wordpress.com
  • Twitter: http://twitter.com/jaibeermalik
  • LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jaibeermalik