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Jira for Dummies?

Question - I have a client to whom I've taught both Scrum and Jira to. She's since licensed her own copy of Jira. She is managing her Scrums at a basic level but if she gets the types of projects she expects to, would likely hire a Scrum Master/Jira expert.

However, she and I have discussed that it would be advantageous for her to have a Jira third-party book that goes deep enough but not necessarily into all the screen and permissions stuff. 

Do you folks know if such a tome exists? Or if it contains all that stuff, that the basics are pretty well laid out so she can manage a small team day-to-day before it gets into the heavy stuff. She's not a Scrum Master or PM by profession so mastering Jira is not really where she wants to be. 

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Robert Wen Community Leader Jan 10, 2022

I like Rachel's LinkedIn courses for Jira Basics and administration.  Her book, though, is geared for administration.

You may want to take a look at the Packt Publishing website to see about books from Patrick Li and Ravi Sagar.

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Rachel Wright has an excellent book and also has free Jira lessons on LinkedIn. May want to see if that fits your clients needs.

https://www.jirastrategy.com/ 

Sounds like all roads lead to Rachel. Thanks. 

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