Scrum with Jira

Scrum with Jira


Welcome to the Scrum with Jira course, where we'll explore how to effectively implement Scrum using Jira, a popular project management tool. By the end of this course, you'll be able to use Jira to create, manage, and track your Scrum projects with ease.

Getting Started with Jira

In this section, we'll cover the basics of Jira, including:

  1. Jira Overview: Learn about the features and benefits of Jira for Agile project management.
  2. Setting Up Jira: Understand how to set up a Jira account, create a new project, and configure your workspace.
  3. Navigating Jira: Get familiar with the Jira interface, including the project dashboard, backlog, and board views.

Scrum Roles and Artifacts in Jira

In this section, we'll discuss how Scrum roles and artifacts translate to Jira:

  1. Product Owner: Learn how the Product Owner manages the product backlog and prioritizes user stories in Jira.
  2. Scrum Master: Discover how the Scrum Master can facilitate the Scrum process and help the team improve using Jira's features.
  3. Development Team: Understand how the Development Team can collaborate on tasks and track their progress in Jira.
  4. Managing the Product Backlog: Learn how to create, edit, and prioritize user stories in the product backlog.
  5. Working with Sprints: Explore how to create and manage Sprints in Jira, including planning, tracking, and completing Sprints.

Scrum Events in Jira

In this section, we'll examine how Scrum events are handled in Jira:

  1. Sprint Planning: Learn how to use Jira to plan Sprints, assign user stories, and set Sprint goals.
  2. Daily Scrum: Discover how Jira can facilitate communication and collaboration during the Daily Scrum through comments, mentions, and notifications.
  3. Sprint Review: Understand how to use Jira to conduct Sprint Reviews, including sharing the Increment, gathering feedback, and updating the product backlog.
  4. Sprint Retrospective: Explore how Jira can support Sprint Retrospectives through retrospectives boards, action items, and improvement tracking.

Reporting and Metrics in Jira

In this section, we'll dive into Jira's reporting capabilities for Scrum projects:

  1. Burndown Chart: Learn how to interpret and use the burndown chart to track Sprint progress and identify potential issues.
  2. Velocity Chart: Understand how the velocity chart can help you forecast future Sprint capacity based on historical performance.
  3. Cumulative Flow Diagram: Discover how the cumulative flow diagram can provide insights into your team's workflow and identify bottlenecks.
  4. Custom Reports: Explore how to create custom reports in Jira to track specific metrics and gain deeper insights into your project's performance.


Congratulations on completing the Scrum with Jira course! You now have the skills and knowledge to effectively manage your Scrum projects using Jira. By applying these practices, you'll be able to improve your team's efficiency, collaboration, and adaptability, delivering high-quality products to your customers.