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Getting Started with Jira Software: A Table of Contents

While there is no "right way" to configure & get started with Jira Software, we hope that this Table of Contents can provide you with some structure as you roll up your sleeves.

  1. The Agile Coach – Your one-stop shop for Agile Education
  2. Your Jira Software Glossary – Perfect for quick reference as you learn the ropes of Jira Software
  3. Importing data from other issue trackers – Why start from scratch when you don't have to?
  4. Organizing your projectsGuidance for logical organization of your projects & boards
  5. Customizing workflows – Set things up to match existing processes and workflows (just don't go too overboard with customizations at first!)
  6. Adding your team & giving them the right permissions – JIRA Software is made for teams; get them added & get to work!
  7. Atlassian UniversityExplore both the free and paid training options for you and your team
  8. Atlassian MarketplaceExplore all the add-ons that can take your JIRA instance to the next level
  9. DashboardsBring visibility to your teams' work
  10. Supercharge your SearchUse these tips to master the basics (& more advanced features) of Jira Query Language (JQL)
  11. My First Jira Software Upgrade Guide – Looking to tackle your first upgrade? Look no further
  12. Keyboard Shortcuts10x your productivity with these tips
  13. Agile Ninja TipsMastered the basics? Check out how to get your black-belt in Agile development

What do you think are some of the most crucial steps when getting started with Jira Software?


Wonderful :)

This is very helpful, Katie!  Thank you :)

Very helpful!  Thanks!


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