Chapter 2. JIRA Agile for Scrum

Scrum is one of the agile methodologies supported by JIRA Agile. Unlike the old days, when a project manager would use either a spreadsheet or Microsoft project to keep track of the project progress, with JIRA Agile and Scrum, team participation is encouraged, to improve collaboration between different project stakeholders. In this chapter, we will look at how we can use JIRA Agile to unlock the power of Scrum.

By the end of the chapter, you will have learned about the following topics:

  • An overview of Scrum
  • Setting up a Scrum board
  • Managing an issue backlog
  • Estimating work and team velocities
  • Running the Scrum sprint
  • Tracking and reviewing sprint progress


Unlike the traditional waterfall methodology where every task ...

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