Jira 8 Essentials: Effective project tracking and issue management with enhanced Jira 8.21 and Data Center features, 6th Edition

Jira 8 Essentials: Effective project tracking and issue management with enhanced Jira 8.21 and Data Center features, 6th Edition

English | 2022 | ISBN: 978-1803232652 | 412 Pages | PDF, EPUB | 56 MB

Implement future-proof solutions for all types of teams with Data Center by learning about performance, reliability, scalability, and security

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Key Features

  • Explore all of Jira’s core features as well as the advanced features offered by Data Center
  • Learn to use Jira for issue management, field management, screen management, and business workflows
  • Install, update, and manage third-party apps from Atlassian marketplace to extend Jira capabilities

This new and improved sixth edition comes with the latest Jira 8.21 Data Center offerings, with enhanced features such as clustering, advanced roadmaps, custom field optimization, and tools to track and manage tasks for your projects. This comprehensive guide to Jira 8.20.x LTS version provides updated content on project tracking, issue and field management, workflows, Jira Service Management, and security.

The book begins by showing you how to plan and set up a new Jira instance from scratch before getting you acquainted with key features such as emails, workflows, and business processes. You’ll also get to grips with Jira’s data hierarchy and design and work with projects. Since Jira is used for issue management, this book will help you understand the different issues that can arise in your projects. As you advance, you’ll create new screens from scratch and customize them to suit your requirements. Workflows, business processes, and guides on setting up incoming and outgoing mail servers will be covered alongside Jira’s security model and Jira Service Management. Toward the end, you’ll learn how Jira capabilities are extended with third-party apps from Atlassian marketplace.

By the end of this Jira book, you’ll have understood core components and functionalities of Jira and be able to implement them in business projects with ease.

What you will learn

  • Examine various deployment options and system requirements for hosting Jira Data Center
  • Understand Jira’s data hierarchy and learn how to design and work with projects in Jira
  • Use Jira for agile software projects, business process management, customer service support, and more
  • Explore field configuration schemes and find out how to apply them to projects
  • Develop and design customized screens and apply them to different projects
  • Create configurable reports on projects and share information through dashboards for reporting and analysis