Jira Agile for SAFe

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This course covers using JIRA Agile as a tool to support the delivery of Agile projects using SAFe 4.0 Framework. The focus of this course will be configuring JIRA for SAFe Programs using ARTs, Backlogs (Portfolio to team level), Aligning Sprints across Teams and more.
Who is this course for?
  • Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Program / Delivery Managers using SAFe.
  • Product Managers, Product Owners & Business Analysts
  • Test leads, QA managers, Software testers – entry level as well as experienced professionals
  • Project administrators, JIRA admins, system admins
  • Development leads and Developers
  • No previous Atlassian JIRA experience is required

What is required?

PC / Laptop (Mac/Windows/Linux)
Chrome Latest version installed
If you want to use a corporate instance of Jira you will need remote access connectivity

Key Highlights

  • 5 week-days, 2-3 hours per day, small class sizes
  • Build your own working system populated with real data
  • Hands-on format: 1/3 lecture, 2/3 in-depth coaching
  • Learn how to make your workflows effective

Course Outline

  • SAFe basics

    Walk-through on the basics of the SAFe framework (not focused on Jira).
    The key Agile principles to set the stage for JIRA for Agile Programs.
    Basics of various SAFe Backlogs and Kanbans, Roles & Ceremonies in SAFe .

  • Jira for SAFe 4.0

    An Overview of what JIRA Agile is, how it is licensed and distributed by Atlassian, and more importantly, it reviews options for you to get access to a trial or demo version of JIRA — enabling you to follow along with the examples provided throughout this course and get hands-on experience using JIRA Agile.

  • Jira Agile for SAFe
    • Basic agile & SAFe concepts
    • How to set up and Agile Project in Jira
    • SAFe Requirements (Epics, Capabilities, Features & Stories)
    • Backlogs at various SAFe levels
    • Kanban Boards at various Levels of SAFe
    • Scrum & SAFe
  • Kanban basics

    Walk-through on the basics of Kanban as an agile tool (not focused on Jira)

  • ARTs and Team Backlogs
    • Configuring Jira for multiple ARTs and Value Streams
    • Defining team backlogs and aligning teams to PIs
    • Defining Cadence based Sprints, PI Increments
    • Story Boarding