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If you’re new to Jira (or new to agile methodologies), understanding these common terms will help you on your journey:
Scrum: Scrum is an iteration-based approach to reaching goals as a team. Work is completed in sprints. It's generally a good fit for teams developing products and releasing new versions on a regular basis.
To dive deeper, check out What is scrum?.
Kanban: Kanban works best as a continuous flow of work for (as an example) service-oriented teams. This constraint-based approach helps prevent teams from being overloaded.
Keen to learn more? Check out What is kanban?.
Sprints: Sprints are fixed periods of time (often two weeks) during which a team completes issues. Sprints are usually planned in advance, in the backlog. (Sprints are part of scrum, an agile methodology.)
For more information, check out What are sprints?.
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