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Agile Software Development: Scrum for Developers

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Learn how to use the scrum framework and project management tools like Jira and Confluence to manage agile software development.

Scrum is an agile framework that helps organizations deliver high-quality products to their customers. Learn how to use scrum and project management tools like Jira and Confluence to manage software development. This course takes a practical approach with real-life examples that show how scrum is executed. Instructor Shashi Shekhar covers scrum roles, rules, artifacts, and events and uses Jira and Confluence to show how popular software development tools can assist in scrum implementation.


  • Scrum for agile software development
  • What you should know
  • Software tools for scrum
  • Jira and Confluence
1. Scrum Roles
  • Product owner: The what
  • Product owner example
  • Backlog items in Jira
  • Create a project in Jira
  • Development team: The how
  • Understanding the development team
  • Dashboards in Jira
  • Configure gadgets in Jira
  • Scrum master: The servant leader
  • Users and groups in Jira
  • Permissions in Jira
  • User management in Jira
  • Project roles in Jira
  • Create project roles in Jira
  • Test permissions in Jira
2. Scrum Artifacts
  • Product backlog overview
  • Product backlog characteristics and tips
  • Smart queries and filters in Jira
  • Sprint backlog overview
  • Product increment overview
  • Boards in Jira
  • The definition of done
  • Rich text in Jira
3. Scrum Events: Sprints and Sprint Planning
  • Sprint overview
  • Sprint best practices
  • Sprint planning, part 1
  • Sprint planning, part 2
  • Sprint planning in Jira
  • Dashboards for sprints in Jira
  • Automation tools in Jira
  • Create automation rule in Jira
  • Test automation rule in Jira
4. Scrum Events: Daily Scrum
  • Daily scrum overview
  • Daily scrum example
  • Subscriptions in Jira
  • Visual dashboard alerts in Jira
  • Product roadmaps in Jira
  • Information radiators in Jira
5. Scrum Events: Sprint Review
  • Sprint review overview
  • Close a sprint in Jira
  • Confluence introduction
  • Create a page in Confluence
  • Finish a page in Confluence
  • Create meeting notes in Confluence
  • Reports in Jira
6. Scrum Events: Daily Retrospective
  • Sprint retrospective overview
  • Sprint retrospective items in Jira
  • Sprint retrospective page in Confluence
7. Product Backlog Refinement
  • Product backlog refinement
  • Planning poker in Jira, part 1
  • Planning poker in Jira, part 2
  • Technical debt
8. Certifications
  • Scrum certifications
  • Certified ScrumMaster
  • Professional Scrum Master
  • Certification advice
  • Next steps

Taught by

Shashi Shekhar

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