Jira is a great resource for managing projects and ensuring quality during the entire development process. To get the most out of it, I like to make sure I'm using it to its fullest potential.
For example, I make sure that each project task is broken down into manageable pieces that are easily tracked. I also take advantage of the various tools available, like sprints and Kanban boards, to make sure that the workflow is optimized and that tasks stay on track.
I also use Jira to assign tasks to my team and keep track of who is working on what. This allows me to quickly identify tasks that need attention and to make sure that everyone is on the same page with the project's progress.
Finally, I use Jira's reporting features to track project progress, including earned value analysis and release burndown charts. I also take full advantage of the built-in features, like integrations with third-party software, to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible.
All of this adds up to make Jira an invaluable tool for managing and tracking project progress.