Advanced Roadmaps for Jira (Cloud)

This course is ideal for new users of Advanced Roadmaps for Jira Cloud, Especially those with the requirements to plan and project the delivery of software projects run by agile teams.

By the end of this course, delegates will have a solid understanding of the strengths and capabilities of AR4J.

They will be able to manage projects through live plans, work through a variety of scenarios to understand the implications of changes to projects and integrate data directly into Jira Software to connect with teams on the ground.

Also included is the managing of teams and Releases.

Prerequisites:

  • A basic understanding of Jira use cases.
  • A basic understanding of agile concepts including scrum and/or kanban.

Course outline:

Module 1: Introduction to AR4J (Cloud)

  • Consepts
  • Purpose
  • Data requirements
  • Navigation

Lab Exercises 

  • Navigation

Module 2: Plan creation

  • Creating a plan
  • Data sources
  • Exclusion rules
  • Creating teams
  • Creating releases

Lab Exercises

  • Plan creation

Module 3: Reading the plan

  • Views 
  • Filters
  • Fields
  • Timelines 
  • Capacity
  • View settings
  • Warnings

Lab Exercises 

  • Warnings
  • Views

Module 4: Updating the plan

  1.  Auto-schedule
  2. Updating scope
  3. Updating schedule 
  4. Updating resources
  5. Dependensies
  6. Updating Jira
  7. Updates from Jira

Lab Exercises 

  1. Adding initiatives 
  2. Changing rank, estimates and releases
  3. Updating Jira

Module 5: Advanced Usage

  1. Scenarios
  2. Multi-project plan
  3. JQL with plan data
  4. Display plan in Confluence
  5. Exporting the plan
  6. Viewing plan list

Lab Exercises 

  1. Scenarios
  2. Multi-project plans
  3. Use with Confluence

Module 6: Plan Configruation 

  1. Scheduling 
  2. Saved views
  3. Source data
  4. Access control 

Lab Exercises 

  1. Scheduling options
  2. Saved views

Module 7: App Administration

  1. Instance level permissions
  2. Configuring hierarchy 
  3. Configuring dependensies 

Lab Exercises 

  1. Permissions
  2. Viewing issues and hierarchy
  3. Dependency Configuration

 

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