Agile Up! Using Atlassian Jira - Israel

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Agile Up! Using Atlassian Jira – Israel

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Jira Agile/Portfolio is one of the most popular tools that organizations of different sizes use to reflect their Agile working environment.


The Agile Manifesto focuses on “individuals and interactions over processes and tools”. However many organizations, mainly large distributed organizations, find tools as the best way to reflect synchronization, status and progress between teams and different personas that work together on the same project or share organizational goals.

Jira Agile/Portfolio is one of the most popular tools that organizations of different sizes use to reflect their Agile working environment. Jira is highly configurable and can be adjusted to support a variety of different agile environments.

In this course we will learn how to use Jira wisely with minimum effort for configuration to fit your organizational Agile culture.

If you find jira configuration painful and awkward, if teams feel that using Jira is an overhead, if managers cannot get the information they need, this course is for you!

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to use Jira Agile effectively
  • Strengthen the Agile mindset and make sure JIRA Agile/Portfolio SUPPORTs (rather than detracts) agility in your organization.
  • Learn to use Jira as a mean to boost your agility.
  • Best practices for using JIRA at the Team/Release/Program levels.

Target Audience

This course is targeted for people who work with Jira Agile as their tool to support their Agile environment.

  • Agile champions/coaches
  • Scrum masters
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Jira Admins
  • Change Leaders


  • Practice Agile for at least 6 months
  • Basic Jira Agile knowledge – advantage


Introduction – Agile exercise

Basic concepts in Jira

– Backlog hierarchy

  • Features and Epics
  • User stories, Tasks and Sub tasks
  • Bugs

– Projects and teams (boards)

– A day in a life of a Scrum Team

  • Planning – Prepare the sprint backlog
  • Daily – Focus on the right thing
  • Retrospective – Reports

– Tips and tricks:

  • How to effectively use the team board
  • How to progress user stories automatically
  • Bug management
  • And more..

Agile at Scale

  • Feature board
  • Release (PI) status
  • Create your own dashboard
  • Release planning using Jira Portfolio



Duration : 1 Day

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact us at with any question you have about the content or logistics.

What is the cancellation policy?

Up until 7 days before the event you can cancel at no charge. Afterwards you can either get a 50% refund or the option to apply your ticket towards a future workshop.

General Terms:

The course will open only if a sufficient number of participants is reached.

AgileSparks reserves the right to cancel the course up to 5 business days before it



March 17
9:00 am - 5:30 pm