Getting a Kanban system to work in Jira

How do you do Kanban in Jira? There is a default Kanban system provided by Jira, but what do you do when you need to accomplish more than simply moving issues across a board? How do you manage blocks and defects? How do you set up your Kanban system in Jira to provide you with decent metrics? These are just some of the questions we will discuss and you will learn how to address through this tutorial.

I will cover how you can take a team from an analog system into Jira by using some mindful planning and thoughtful approaches.

You will leave this tutorial with a set of easy-to-follow steps that will help you get more out of Jira with your Kanban system.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • Before you start in Jira
  • Our Scenario
  • Engineering Jira
  • Reporting and Metrics
  • Gotchas

Learning Outcome

  • Get more out of your Kanban configuration in Jira while remaining flexible to your team’s needs
  • Be able to go back to your organization or team and start implementing this approach immediately
  • Gain insight into the strengths and weaknesses of Jira when attempting to use it for a Kanban system

Target Audience

Jira Administrators, Coaches, Project Managers, Jira Users

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