COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO JIRA

  1. Introduction to Atlassian JIRA: A Great Platform for Project and Issue Tracking Part 1
  2. Introduction to Atlassian JIRA: A Great Platform for Project and Issue Tracking Part 2
  3. What Are Alternatives To Atlassian JIRA?
  4. Before You Start Using Atlassian JIRA Part 1: Understand Your Business Workflow
    • Astral Web is an Agile Development Team
    • Understand what type of projects you have
      • What is the scope of each project
      • What teams are involved in each type of project
      • Who can access these projects?
    • Understand Your Team Workflows for each type of project
      • Workflow for General Teams
      • Workflow of Sales Team
      • Workflow of Management Team
      • Workflow of Development Team (Github?)
    • Breakdown Your Business and Development Workflow for JIRA
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  5. Before You Start Using Atlassian JIRA Part 2: Create A Master Workflow For Your Business
    • Understand Workflow Concept
    • Create a Master Workflow that can fit all types of projects and teams
    • Customize Workflow for Each Team
    • Consider status names for each step of workflow
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  6. Before You Start Using Atlassian JIRA Part 3: What Are Your Team’s Issue Types? 
  7. Getting Started with JIRA: Start From Your Free Trial
    • Pre-requisite Before You Start Using Atlassian JIRA
    • You will have enough time during your free trial to test your workflows
    • Logging in to JIRA
    • Exploring the JIRA Workspace
    • Using Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Search for Plugins on the Atlassian Marketplace
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  8. Getting Started with JIRA: Manager Your User Profile
  9. Getting Started with JIRA: General Setup
  10. Getting Started with JIRA: User Interface
  11. Getting Started with JIRA: Issue Management with Basic Agile Workflow
    • What is Agile Workflow?
    • Create an Issue
    • Editing an Issue
    • Moving an Issue
    • Coming soon! (Winter 2018)
  12. Getting Started with JIRA: How To Manage Issues
    • Managers
      • Scheduling an Issue
      • Adding a field to an issue
      • Creating issues using the CSV importer
      • Creating a Sub-Task
      • Labeling an Issue
      • Linking Issues
      • Modifying Multiple (Bulk) Issues
      • Setting Security on an Issue
      • Viewing an Issue’s Change History
      • Emailing an Issue
    • General Users
      • Attaching a File
      • Attaching a Screenshot
      • Cloning an Issue
      • Commenting on an Issue
      • Editing Rich-Text Fields
      • Watching and Voting on an Issue
      • Logging Work on an Issue
    • Coming soon! (Spring 2019)
  13. Getting Started with JIRA: Search Issues with JQL
    • Basic Searching
    • Using Quick Search
    • Advanced Searching
      • Advanced Searching – Keywords Reference
      • Advanced Searching – Operators Reference
      • Advanced Searching Functions
    • Performing Text Searches Using the Issue Navigator
      • Customizing your Issue Navigator
    • How to find issues that at some point has been assigned to you?
    • Coming soon! (Spring 2019)
  14. Getting Started with JIRA: Use Search Filters
    • Using Filters
    • Working with Search Result Data
    • Displaying Search Results as a Chart
      • Displaying Search Results in XML
      • Exporting Search Results to Microsoft Excel
      • Exporting Search Results to Microsoft Word
      • Receiving Search Results as an RSS Feed
      • Receiving Search Results via Email
      • Sharing a Search Result
    • Coming soon! (Spring 2019)
  15. Getting Started with JIRA: Generate Reports
    • What are reports for?
    • Workload Pie Chart Report
    • User Workload Report
    • Version Workload Report
    • Time Tracking Report
    • Single Level Group By Report
    • Created vs Resolved Issues Report
    • Resolution Time Report
    • Pie Chart Report
    • Average Age Report
    • Recently Created Issues Report
    • Time Since Issues Report
    • Coming soon! Spring 2019)
  16. Getting Started with JIRA: Browse All Your Projects
    • Browsing a Project’s Summary
    • Browsing a Project’s Issues
    • Browsing a Project’s Road Map
    • Browsing a Project’s Change Log
    • Browsing a Project’s Versions
    • Browsing a Project’s Components
    • Viewing a Project’s Burndown Chart
    • Checking the progress of a version
    • Coming soon! (Spring 2019)
  17. Getting Started with JIRA: Optimize Management With Dashboards
    • What can I do with dashboards?
    • System Dashboard
    • Customizing the Dashboard
      • Managing Multiple Dashboard Pages
      • Displaying a Dashboard as a Wallboard
      • Changing the Look and Behavior of a Gadget
      • Different Types of Gadgets
    • Coming soon! (Spring 2019)
  18. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Issue Types
    • Consider issue types that work for your business
      • Astral Web uses Test Cases, Leads, etc. for further process optimization
    • Create Issue Types
    • What are Issue Schemes?
    • Create Issue Schemes for each type of project
      • Astral Web has Large-size, Maintenance, Team, Sales, etc. types of projects for further process optimization
    • Consider Sub-tasks for your Issue Types
      • Astral Web uses Scope of Work, QA Fail, etc. for further process optimization
    • Coming soon! (Spring 2019)
  19. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Statuses
    • What are statuses?
    • Statuses can automatically be added during Setup Workflow
    • Re-order status for system and integrations
    • What are resolutions?
    • Setup resolutions
    • What are priorities?
      • Astral Web does not use Priority and focuses on Kanban Method
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  20. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Workflows
    • Consider workflows that work for your business
      • Astral Web uses focused workflows for each team and project depending on size and purpose for further process optimization
    • Create a workflows based on your master workflow
      • Less status labels and cross-team and cross-project issue syncing
    • What are Workflow Schemes?
    • Create Workflow Schemes for each type of project
      • Astral Web has Large-size, Maintenance, Team, Sales, etc. types of projects for further process optimization
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  21. Customize JIRA: Setup A Workflow For A Sales Team
    • Potential for using JIRA for Sales Team
    • Astral Web concept and how to setup
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  22. Customize JIRA: Setup A Workflow For QA Team
    • Potential for using JIRA for QA Team
    • Astral Web concept and how to setup
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  23. Customize JIRA: Setup A Workflow For Design Team
    • Potential for using JIRA for Design Team
    • Astral Web concept and how to setup
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  24. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Custom Fields
    • What are Fields?
    • Consider Fields that work for each of your Issue Types (which later goes on Screens)
    • Field Configuration
    • Field Configuration Schemes
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  25. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Screens
    • What are Screens?
    • Consider Screens that work for each of your Issue Types
      • Astral Web uses specific fields for each Screen for further process optimization
    • Create Screens
    • What are Screen Schemes?
    • Create Screen Schemes
    • What are Issue Type Screen Schemes?
    • Create Issue Type Screen Schemes
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  26. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Issue Security Schemes
    • Astral Web uses focused workflows for each team and project depending on size and purpose for further process optimization
    • If you only want assignees or reporters to see certain issues
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  27. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Notification Schemes
    • If you want to prevent everyone involved to get emails for every update
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  28. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Permission Schemes
    • Setup Schemes that help organize which groups and roles can access and work on projects
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  29. Customize JIRA: Setup Custom Dashbboards For Individuals, Teams, and Projects
    • How to find issues that at some point has been assigned to you?
    • Why and how
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  30. Customize JIRA: Setup Your Users
    • User Groups vs User Roles
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  31. Customize JIRA: Setup G Suite
    • Introduction
    • Alternatives
    • How to integrate
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  32. Customize JIRA: Localize Your JIRA and Workflows
    • JIRA is Multi-Lingual
    • Choosing a Language for each user
    • Custom Translations inside JIRA
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  33. JIRA Mobile For On The Go Project management
    • Using JIRA on a Mobile Device
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  34. GanttPro: One of Best 3rd Party Gantt Chart Integration for JIRA
    • Introduction
    • Alternatives
    • How to integrate
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  35. Confluence: Direct Integration of Documentation Tools
    • Introduction
    • Alternatives
    • How to integrate
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  36. JIRA Service Desk: Direct Integration of Customer Service Tools
    • Introduction
    • Alternatives
    • How to integrate
    • Coming soon! (2019)
  37. JIRA Tips & Tricks: Different Ways To Bulk Change Your Issues
  38. JIRA Tips & Tricks: Different Ways To Import Your Issues
  39. JIRA Tips & Tricks: Using Epics To Visualize Your Issue Categories
  40. JIRA Tips & Tricks: Using Labels
  41. JIRA Tips & Tricks: Using Components
  42. JIRA Tips & Tricks: How To Create Weekly or Team Work Reports Using Releases
  43. JIRA Tips & Tricks: Using Checklist For Easier and Simple Sub-tasks