Top Popular Reports for Jira

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Top Popular Reports for Jira

Successful planning always needs proper evaluation of the workflow, previous or current. With clear understanding of the process, team leaders can set future objectives and time frames as reports show results of the performed work. Reporting and planning are going hand by hand, so we want to cover several popular reports for your outstanding planning.


Reports in Jira

There are useful reports available for Jira users.  Jira provides 3 reporting categories – agile, issue analysis, forecast & management and others. They facilitate  agile and business teams and help to analyse previous work and forecast the future undertakings.

Burndown Chart in Jira allows to predict whether the team will finish its work in time. It shows an amount of completed and remaining work during the sprint or epic. Moreover, it helps to inform the team about the changes in the work scope.

These charts are facilitative in analysing of the teams’ work. For example,  with the help of the chart you can see that team is always finishing its work very quickly and the main concern may be that team members take less work during the sprint planning than they should take.

But situation may be vice versa. If team is always late and cannot complete tasks in time, it means that members are overloaded and this issue must be fixed. When you have rapid falls in the diagram it means that work was not evenly distributed and its was evaluated in the wrong way.

Burndown chart is also useful for the sprint planning. If  team keeps pace and confirms its speed every time, with the help of the reports you can determine how much work it can complete for each sprint.

Very often there it’s needed to have reports for tracking user activity, worklogs and reports about epic progress. As we can see, Jira presents different reports for different needs, but sometimes they’re not enough and not as detailed as users need, especially if we’re searching for resource reports.


ActivityTimeline and Reporting Facilities 

Jira provides mostly project reports for its users. While ActivityTimeline reports are mostly focused on Resources. ActivityTimeline is more focused on resource management & planning and has a variety of different reports with customizations for short and long periods of time.

Resource Workload Report presents person’s workload both in hours & percentages for specified period of time. This reports is extremely useful as it shows the total workload of team members and avoids over- or underload. Enjoy a proper visualisation of the resources’ workload and effortlessly manage your teams.

Project Resources Report shows how resources are scheduled per project for specified period of time. It is a high level report and is very facilitative when you have numerous projects. It shows the amount of hours and resources who are dedicated to the projects. Report clearly reflects team members involvement in different projects.

Planned vs Actual report compares expected results with actual execution of tasks/projects. It is very important to have such analysis because it shows if tasks and project overall is getting estimated in the right way as well as whether there are any problem with a particular issue that is causing the whole project to deviate from the plan. This report allows to analyse whether expectations are justified and to plan the workflow better in order to avoid waste of time and resources.

Reporting is a crucial part of the efficient work and shouldn’t be neglected. ActivityTimeline offers a great variety of reports for the users’ convenience, starting from the time tracking reports till reports with statistics for projects.

Plan and track with ease and ActivityTimeline.

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