Using Jira for project management and agile collaboration is widespread and popular, especially for teams. With the following configurations and enhancements a standard Jira installation can be transformed into a scaled agile project management and collaboration platform.
Jira software is designed for Scrum, but with its Kanban board functionalities, it has been used as a task management solution for project teams and other working parties.
The main reason for Jira’s success story in the past was that it was very inexpensive for small teams, and this combined well with the many offered benefits:
These are strong arguments for utilising Jira.
But there are two aspects that we must not ignore. Our world is not purely agile and what works for a small team, doesn’t necessarily work on scale.
For project planning a plug-in like BigPicture for Jira needs to be installed and configured.
Now, that you have fixed Jira for alignment and planning on scale, it’s worth to think about configuring and enhancing Jira to a fully-fledged collaboration platform.