• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

JIRA is a Java platform offering capabilities such as bug tracking, issue tracking, tasks, and project management. In this course, you'll learn about setting up a JIRA environment, adding issues, bugs, and general project management.

Learning Objectives

The JIRA Environment

  • start the course
  • install and configure JIRA with its many installation options
  • recognize the JIRA folder structure and its storage disposition
  • describe how users and groups are administered
  • work with the Atlassian Marketplace and its many add-ons
  • create custom fields

JIRA Fundamentals

  • create custom screens from standard and custom fields
  • alter an existing workflow and link in custom screens
  • configure permissions
  • create and browse a new project
  • create a new issue for a project

Advanced Functions for JIRA

  • search for issues, save search criteria, and share those with others
  • watch and vote on an issue
  • run reports
  • recognize sub-tasks and how they differ from issues
  • change multiple issues at the same time

Working with the Basics in JIRA

  • label an issue and link issues together
  • use JIRA's text fields to better format text
  • move an issue and schedule an issue
  • use JIRA to track time spent on issues
  • create and manage dashboards

Backend JIRA Configuration Settings

  • use Versions and Components in a JIRA project
  • configure e-mail to work with JIRA
  • perform some common functions like increasing JIRA memory, installing a license, and requesting support from Atlassian
  • back up and restore your JIRA data
  • manage your own user profile in JIRA

Practice: Using JIRA

  • create a project with two issues and assign to a user

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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