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JIRA Agile Essentials by Patrick Li

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Understanding JIRA and JIRA Agile

If you have used JIRA before, it is useful to understand how JIRA and JIRA Agile work together as a whole. Firstly, as we have mentioned earlier, JIRA Agile is an add-on for JIRA, so it leverages many of JIRA's features. It also introduces some new features and concepts

The agile board

The agile board, or simply board, is a new user interface introduced in JIRA Agile. It is the main interface you, as the end user, will be using most of the time. If we use a real life comparison, the agile board will be your white board where you will place your user stories as post-it notes, which will be represented as cards. Essentially, you get the advantages of being able to visualize your backlog, as well as the added benefits ...

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