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JIRA 6 Essentials [Video]



Design a successful project and issue tracking implementation for your organization through a series of hands-on exercises and live examples
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Video Details

ISBN 139781849689243
Course Length2 hours and 17 minutes

About This Video

  • Comprehensive coverage of important features and updates in JIRA 6
  • Step-by-step instructions to deal with real-world situations
  • Illustrations straight from the application to help visualize issue tracking

Who This Video Is For

The video course is primarily designed for IT administrators who will be managing and configuring their organization’s JIRA instance.

You will need to be familiar with your organization's standard operating environment, as well as basic working knowledge of project management, SMTP, POP3/IMAP, mail and LDAP.

Table of Contents

Working with Projects
Create a New JIRA Project
Create a New Issue in JIRA
Understand the Project Browser
Add Project Components and Versions
Import Issues into JIRA
Working with Issues
Understand Issue in JIRA
Operate and Work with Issues
Use Sub-Tasks to Better Manage and Structure Your Issues
Link Issues to Other Resources
Create and Manage Issue Types
Working with Screens and Fields
Manage and Configure Screens in JIRA
Create New Screens
Create New Custom Fields
Controlling Field Behaviors
Apply Field Configuration to Specific Issue Types and Projects
Workflows
Create New Workflow Steps and Transitions
Add the Workflow Conditions
Add the Workflow Validators
Add Workflow Post Functions
Apply Multiple Workflows to One Project
Security and Permissions
Manage the User and Group Membership
Control Access to JIRA with Global Permissions
Control Project and Issue Operation Access with Permission Scheme
Restrict Access to an Issue with Issue Security Scheme
Connect JIRA to LDAP
Notifications
Enable JIRA to Send Outgoing e-mail Notifications
Manage Notification Recipients for Updates in JIRA
Create Custom Events and e-mail Templates
Create a Mail Handler to Create Issues/Comments in JIRA from e-mails
Searching and Reporting
Search for Issues in JIRA in the Basic Search Mode
Search for Issues in JIRA in the Advanced Search Mode
Search for Your Searches As Filters
Create Your Own Dashboard
Advanced Features
Extend JIRA with Custom Add-ons
Integrate JIRA with Other Atlassian Applications
Navigate between JIRA and Other Applications
Use JIRA As a Feedback Collecting System

What You Will Learn

  • Create projects in JIRA with the different UI interfaces, project components, and project versions
  • Learn everything about issues, starting with the basics, and move on to more advanced operations such as linking
  • Set up and customize user screens with custom fields to capture data based on your needs
  • Build and set up workflows, understanding different workflow components and their functions
  • Structure and manage users and group membership, understand and manage permissions, and integrate JIRA with LDAP
  • Set up mail servers, notification e-mails, as well as processing e-mails from users
  • Search data in JIRA with basic and advanced (JQL) search options using filters, dashboards, and gadgets
  • Manage add-ons in JIRA, integrate JIRA with other Atlassian applications, and configure JIRA as a feedback collection tool

In Detail

JIRA is a proprietary enterprise software product, developed by Atlassian, commonly used for bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management. JIRA is used as a way to manage bug and issue tracking and project management for large-scale projects.

JIRA 6 Essentials will show you how to use and manage your Atlassian JIRA instance. Starting from the basics of working with JIRA projects and issues, the course will introduce and explain advanced topics that any JIRA administrator will need to know to better understand and configure JIRA for their organizations.

This video course will introduce and explain important concepts in JIRA, and ultimately show you how to plan and design your own implementation. You will learn how to customize JIRA to adapt to your organization and add value to your business.

In this course you will learn how to understand and create your own workflows, implement access control with different security settings, manage user and group memberships, integrate with LDAP, set up a notification email system, extend JIRA's default functionalities with add-ons, integrate JIRA with other Atlassian applications or use JIRA as a general-purpose feedback collection system, as well as customize screens and field setups to capture data that really makes sense.

JIRA 6 Essentials covers everything that you need to know in order to set up a fully-functional implementation.

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