All projects in Jira can make use of the Agile capabilities by clicking the Agile tab in Jira. For more information about scrum methodology as used by UW-IT, view the Project Management Portal. All of the projects contained in UW-IT’s Jira issue management system have access to the GreenHopper plug-in, which provides substantial support for Scrum* and Kanban* projects. The Agile functionality is accessed through the “Agile” pull-down menu. The user may select:
The list of issues shown in the Planning Board and Task Board can be displayed in various user selected views:
The Project Lead can configure these fields in these views (Agile -->Tools -> Configuration -> Card Style).
GreenHopper is an Atlassian-supported add-on to Jira that enables managing agile projects. You can find more information about Greenhopper at Atllassian's GreenHopper 101.
*Scrum and Kanban are types of Agile development.