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JIRA Agile Essentials

By : Patrick Li
Book Image

JIRA Agile Essentials

By: Patrick Li

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Improving the process with charts and reports

JIRA Agile comes with a number of useful charts and reports to help you visualize your team's performance and identify potential bottlenecks in your Kanban process. To generate a report, perform the following steps:

  1. Browse to the Kanban board you want to generate a report on.

  2. Click on the Reports tab from the left panel of your board.

As shown in the following screenshot, there are a number of reports that are available. The reports under the Agile section are specifically designed for using agile methodologies such as Kanban. Of course, the other reports such as Pie Chart Report are also very useful, but since these are vanilla JIRA reports we will be focusing mainly on the agile reports, namely Cumulative Flow Diagram, and Control Chart:

Cumulative flow diagram

The first useful chart JIRA Agile provides is the cumulative flow diagram. This chart shows you the number of issues (y axis) in various statuses, displayed as colored bands, over a period...