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Managing Teams and Projects in Jira, From Idea to Execution

Published on July 7, 2021 · Updated on July 7, 2021
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By Megan Milan
Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
Managing Teams and Projects in Jira, From Idea to Execution


About the Talk

Working on a big project with a cross-functional team and unsure where to start or which tools to use? Explore project management techniques you can try today to help start, maintain, and finish projects on time.

What You’ll Learn

  • Project management principles for greater transparency, efficiency, and scalability
  • Aligning with your team on how you define tasks, stories, bugs, epics, etc. in Jira
  • Framework for communicating with your team and external stakeholders
  • Building trust as a great facilitator, liaison, town crier, and cheerleader


Jira, a popular issue and project tracking software that enables technical and business stakeholders to collaborate effectively.

Jira Software guides and tutorials


Megan Milan, Senior Program Manager, DigitalOcean Megan is an avid world and org chart traveler. She’s enjoyed a career in tech as a Program Manager working for Sales, Marketing, Business Operations, and Engineering teams and strives to add order to chaos daily!

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