Monitor multiple Scrum teams on a single screen for efficient project management at scale
Jira Scaled Agile Boards (JSAB) is a Jira app that introduces a completely new board type allowing to gather and manage many Scrum projects in one place. The visualization of the work planned for multiple teams spread across multiple sprints with the possibility to see the dependencies between tasks makes JSAB a perfect tool for large-scale Scrum projects.
Remember that in order to carry out the steps described below and install JSAB you have to be a Jira administrator.
Click the Administration cog icon and select Manage apps
Click Find new apps
Search for JSAB Jira Scaled Agile Boards
Click the Install button
Click the Accept & Install button
From Atlassian Marketplace
Go to JSAB Jira Scaled Agile Boards page on the Atlassian Marketplace
Click the Get it now button
Go to Jira, click the Administration cog icon, and select Manage apps
Click Manage apps
Click the Upload app link, select the file downloaded in step 2 and click Upload
First steps with JSAB
After the installation is completed, your Jira will have a new menu item Scaled Boards and that’s the place where your journey with the app begins.
From here you can:
create a new board using Create Scaled Board
or view and manage existing boards with Manage Scaled Boards
Since you probably don’t have any boards yet, follow the steps below and create a new one!
Go to Scaled Boards → Create Scaled Board
Set the name of the board in the Board name field
Optionally add some details about your boards in the Board description field
In the Teams section add a new team
Define the name of the team that will be used on the board
Select a Scrum board that will be related to the team
Click the plus icon
Optionally add more teams according to your needs
Click Create board
That’s it! Your first scaled board is up and running. It displays the teams along with the tasks planned for the respective sprints providing you a helicopter view of the situation in your project/s.
Wondering what to do now? You can explore the rest of the documentation to find out what JSAB has to offer and take advantage of it or simply get to know the app on your own.