Use the features of JIRA to manage projects and effectively handle bugs and software issues
About This Book
- Install, build, and implement your own Atlassian JIRA instance to track and manage projects
- Customize your JIRA with data capture and display, workflow design, and security to suit your requirements
- Step-by-step exercises at the end of each chapter for you to try out and reinforce your skills
Who This Book Is For
If you wish to develop your practical skills with JIRA in order to install, use, and manage your projects, then this is the perfect book for you. You need to be familiar with software project management and basic computer operations, specifically the system on which you will use JIRA.
Atlassian JIRA is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of the organization, ranging from building Atlassian application interfaces to providing a platform for add-ons to extend JIRA's capabilities.
JIRA Essentials, Third Edition provides a comprehensive explanation covering all major features of Atlassian JIRA, broken down and organized in logical order. The book starts by showing you how to set up your own JIRA instance before introducing you to key features and concepts such as business processes, workflows, e-mails, and notifications. This book will show you how to develop software more efficiently by planning, designing, and customizing your own JIRA implementation. At the end of each chapter, you will have the opportunity to put your newly acquired knowledge into practice by following a step-by-step, hands-on project that you will build throughout the book.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Getting Started with JIRA
Chapter 2: Project Management
Chapter 3: Issue Management
Chapter 4: Field Management
Chapter 5: Screen Management
Chapter 6: Workflow and Business Process
Chapter 7: E-mails and Notifications
Chapter 8: Securing JIRA
Chapter 9: Searching, Reporting, and Analysis
Chapter 10: JIRA Service Desk
Chapter 11: Advanced Features