AGILE PM WITH VSO AND
Agile project management
What is visual studio online?
ALM in the cloud
PM with VSO
What is JIRA
Basic concepts in JIRA
What is a project?
What is an issue?
What is a component?
What is workflow?
Who uses JIRA?
Why use JIRA?
Agile Project Management
Agile project management is an iterative approach to
planning and guiding project processes.
Each iteration is reviewed and critiqued by the
The main benefit of Agile project management is its
ability to respond to issues as they arise throughout
the course of the project.
Less down time
What Is Visual Studio Online?
VSO based on the capabailities of Team Foundation
Server with additional cloud services, is the online
home for your development projects.
It helps you get up and running in minutes on cloud
infrastructure without having to install or configure
a single server.
Visual Studio Online Features
Host your code in the cloud.
Discuss code changes with your team.
Manage your team’s work in one place.
Track requirements, tasks, and bugs with work
Build your applications in the cloud to Microsoft
Request & manage feedback.
What Is A Project?
A JIRA project is a collection of issues.
Every issue belongs to a project.
Each project is identified by a Name and Key.
Project Key is appended to each issue associated with
Name of Project: Build New Project
Project Key: BNP
What Is An Issue?
Issues are heart of the JIRA.
An issue could represent:
A software bug
A project task
A helpdesk ticket
A product improvement
A leave request from client
What Is A Component?
Components are sub sections of a project.
Components are used to group issues within a
project to smaller parts.
UI DB Server Bug
What Is A Workflow
A JIRA workflow is the set of status and transitions
that an issue goes through during its lifecycle.
Workflows typically represent business processes.
JIRA comes with default workflow and it can be
customized to fit to organization.
Creating tasks, bug reports, feature requests, helpdesk tickets,
is a breeze.
No need to transcribe issues from emails to Excel worksheet
Issue can be easily created via
Web: Filling the form on the Web page
Email: Sending an email to a preconfigured email address
Allows customizable items for different issues types.
JIRA delivers real-time, relevant information in a
JIRA enables the management to have clear visibility of the
JIRA enables you to know what is outstanding and when
issues are scheduled to be resolved.
JIRA enables you to receive the information you need,
when you need it.
Configurable email alerts as and when issues are updated.
Optional emails to remind on overdue tasks.
Subscribe to weekly/monthly reports on issue status.
Find precisely what you are looking for in seconds.
Search can be saved as filters and reused.
Powerful and flexible searching.
Supports searching of customized fields too.
Tracking time on an issue.
Track activities of the period.
Track who has worked on what.
Reasons To Use JIRA
Features you won’t find elsewhere.
It … just … works.
Fair, upfront licensing policy.
Battle tested by the world corporations.
The information you need, when you need it.
Easily customizable and extensible.
Jira runs anywhere.
Recognized with many industry award.