An introduction into Jira dashboards and reporting, this course will teach you about out-of-the-box capabilities of Jira to gain insight and overview into the projects you're managing and working on.


This course applies to Server/Data Center or Cloud customers

Course description

This course is an introduction to Jira dashboards and reports, teaching Jira Software’s out-of-the box capabilities to view and assess progress and bottlenecks within projects. Create and configure a project dashboard and gadgets with hands-on exercises. Learn how to read Jira Software reports, configure a wallboard, and create a multi-project dashboard. The course discusses dashboard best practices and pitfalls, helping you ensure your reporting reflects the right metrics at the right time. Use this course to get on the path to using one of Jira Software’s core strengths: displaying project status visually on fully customisable dashboards.


After this course, you will be able to:

  • Create and configure reports
  • Create reports to answer business questions
  • Configure appropriate access to reports
  • Create and configure dashboards
  • Create gadgets and dashboards to answer business questions
  • Use filters as the data sources for dashboards
  • Create and configure Wallboards
  • Share dashboards
  • Read and interpret reports and gadgets
  • Select the appropriate report/gadget to answer a question, given a scenario
  • Use a Jira gadget within Confluence
  • Jira Project managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Product owners
  • Jira software users
  • Basic familiarity of Jira SW to include:
    • Navigating through the UI
    • Viewing Boards
    • Viewing Issues
    • Basic understanding of Jira Workflows
    • Basic understanding of Jira Filters to include
    • Sharing filters with other Jira users
    • Setting filter permissions
    • Using the Advanced JQL editor to enter filter queries
  • Reports
  • Dashboards/Gadgets
  • Jira/Confluence report integration
  • Jira filters as gadget data sources
  • Sharing Jira information
  • Wallboards