Planning with Advanced Roadmaps 

Course description

This course applies to Jira Server/Data Center customers only (not Cloud).

Advanced Roadmaps for Jira is Agile roadmapping for the enterprise. With Advanced Roadmaps, you can create reliable forecasts of your work and at the same time keep track of current work across realistic schedules in an ever-changing environment, maintaining one source of truth. In this course, you gain a broad overview of the features of Advanced Roadmaps and learn how to use the improved planning interface to create a plan that reflects your reality. The labs provide hands-on experience making adjustments to scope, teams, and releases. You’ll also learn how to safely test what-if scenarios to improve your long-term planning effectiveness.


Anyone responsible for setting up a Jira Software project which includes:

  • Program managers
  • Project managers
  • Product owners
  • Product managers
  • Development team managers using Jira Software


  • Getting More from Jira Software Server or equivalent experience with Jira Software
  • Experience with Agile Development

High-Level Topics

  • Overview of Advanced Roadmaps
  • High-level planning with Advanced Roadmaps – manipulating the iron triangle to achieve results
  • Configuring Jira Software to support Advanced Roadmaps hierarchies
  • Creating a Plan
  • Understanding and using the Advanced Roadmaps schedule view
  • Changing and managing scope
  • Using dependencies
  • Changing and managing releases
  • Changing and managing teams
  • Creating and using colors
  • Getting the information you need with Advanced Roadmaps views


After attending this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Configure Jira for effective Advanced Roadmaps support
  • Create a plan that includes all of the initiatives and resources required to meet business goals
  • Use the Scope tab to manipulate and manage issues and dependencies
  • Use the Teams tab to manage human resources and their allocation to tasks
  • Use the Release tab to manage release schedules
  • Use colors to track how the teams are staying focused on key initiatives
  • Use what-if scenarios to experiment with adjustments to improve plan performance
  • Use views to show stakeholders plan progress and scenarios under consideration
  • Use the program level views to monitor multiple plans