Become an expert at using JIRA 7 through this one-stop guide!
About This Book
This comprehensive guide will help you implement, customize and administer JIRA 7 application to meet the needs of your organization
You will get to know the strategies needed to develop and deploy JIRA 7, along with best practices when working with Jira
It covers the latest integrations of JIRA 7 with third-party platforms to help you professionally manage your software development projects
Who This Book Is For
If you are a JIRA administrator who is managing small-to-medium JIRA instances and you want to learn how to manage enterprise-scale instances, then this book will help you expand your knowledge and equip you with advanced skills. Prior understanding of the JIRA core concepts is required.
What You Will Learn
Plan the installation and upgrade of your JIRA instance to the newest version
Configure issue type schemes, create customized workflows, modify permission schemes, and change notification schemes
Implement JIRA Service Desk to manage your support tickets
Customize JIRA for test management, helpdesk, and requirement management
Deploy JIRA for Agile tracking using the Scrum and Kanban techniques
Develop JIRA add-ons to extend JIRA's functionality
Migrate data from external systems using CSV import
Integrate your JIRA application with third-party tools such as Confluence, SVN, and Git
Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues.
This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases.
You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs.
Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Style and approach
This comprehensive book covers the advanced and new features of JIRA 7 with the help of rich code-based, real-world examples and use cases.
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