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Starting on JIRA

Hi there,

JIRA looks awesome.

It seems to have everything you can dream of in a software.

We don't know where to start though.

Trying to understand and make sense of everything.

Any insights would be appreciated.

Thank you



Vero Rivas Community Leader Mar 29, 2021

Hi @Kevin Cousins 

   Look at this page of Atlassian, maybe can help you


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Hi @Vero Rivas ,

Thank you for the quick response.

Enjoy your day

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Jack Brickey Community Leader Mar 29, 2021

And the documentation is also worth a look -

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John Funk Community Leader Mar 29, 2021

Hello and Welcome, Kevin!

We are glad you are here!!

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Appreciate it John

Hi Kevin, welcome!

I'd like to share a suggestion for getting started in Jira that does not have anything to do with how to  use Jira or set it up. 

Jira is a great tool, but just like any other job you want the tool to fit the work, not the work to fit the tool. So, before you start setting up Jira you should first understand the problems you are trying to solve, how you plan to solve them, and what the finished work looks like.

Understanding the end product and the steps you will need to take to get there will help you immensely as you learn how to use the tool.

Gook luck!


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Some great insight Scott, thank you!

Taranjeet Singh Community Leader Mar 29, 2021

Welcome to the Atlassian Community, @Kevin Cousins ! Hope you have a great learning experience here!

Thank you Taranjeet

Erica Moss Community Manager Mar 29, 2021

@Kevin Cousins Welcome to the Community! Your best bet is to start with product collections that interest you, and ask any questions you may have there. Also check out our member journey and Friday Fun. 😄

Thanks so much Erica :)

Fadoua Community Leader Mar 30, 2021

I agree @Kevin Cousins Jira is awesome! You can take off your seatbelt! You just landed in the best community in the world, the fun is about to start.


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