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What is Great Gadgets

Great Gadgets is an app for Jira that offers a suite of gadgets that you can add to your Jira dashboards for making them more powerful and this way to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your team.

The app supports Jira Cloud, Jira Server and Jira Data Center. The next generation (aka "NextGen" or "Next-gen") projects of Jira Cloud are fully supported.

Gadgets Offered

The current version of Great Gadgets includes the following gadgets.

GadgetCategoryDescription
Agile,
Project Management
Release Burnup Burndown Chart Gadget Displays the Burnup or Burndown chart for a Jira issue filter representing your release scope. Use this gadget to track the progress of your project in an agile manner. Read More...
Agile,
Project Management
Sprint Burnup Burndown Chart Gadget Displays the Burnup or Burndown Chart for a selected Agile sprint. Use this gadget to track the progress of your Agile team during the sprint. Read More...
Agile,
Project Management
Team Velocity Gadget Calculates and displays the current average velocity of the Agile (Scrum) team along with the history of previous sprints. The team's velocity is an essential metric that helps the Agile teams not to over-commit during sprint planning meeting, but also helps them to see how they perform from a sprint to another. Read More...
Agile,
Project Management
Kanban Velocity Gadget Calculates and displays the current average velocity / throughput of the Agile (Kanban) team based on the Jira issue filter or Agile board. Use this gadget to see how many story points your team burns along the time. Read More...
Agile,
Project Management
Cycle Time Trend Gadget Calculates the key Kanban metrics Cycle Time and Lead Time or simply the time between statuses and displays them as a trend chart. Use this gadget to see how fast your team delivers and to identify bottlenecks in your process flow. Read More...
Agile,
Project Management
Control Chart Gadget Control chart based on the cycle time of the issues from a filter. It shows the issues with their cycle time as well as the average line. A custom threshold line can be also added for easily identifying the issues that had a too long cycle time. Use this gadget to see how quickly your team delivers and to identify the issues that took longer than expected. Read More...
Agile, Project ManagementWork Breakdown Structure (WBS) Gadget This gadget offers the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) diagram in form of Initiatives > Epic > Parent Tasks > Sub-Tasks for the issues from a Jira filter. With this gadget you have the high-level status of your epics or the entire project. Read More...
Project ManagementIssue Filter Formula Gadget Calculates and displays the result of a simple formula (like SUM, MAX or AVERAGE) on a numeric field of the issues from a specified Jira issue filter. Use this gadget to sum-up and display the total remaining work or the work done in your project, for example. Read More...
Project Management, Time ManagementCountdown Gadget This gadget shows the remaining time until an upcoming event. Use this gadget to make your team aware of the remaining time until the next project launch or milestone, the Christmas Party or any other important event for your team or company. Read More...
Time ManagementRegional Clock Gadget This gadget shows the current time in a specific location in a digital clock format. It is useful for companies with multiple offices across the world or geographically distributed teams. Use this gadget to make your team members know what the current time is in the other offices so they can better synchronize with the remote people. Read More...

How to use

Great Gadgets app consists in a suite of gadgets that you can use in your Jira dashboards. In addition, if you have both Jira and Confluence Server (or Data Center), you can use the gadgets in Confluence pages. Wallboard mode is also supported, but only with Jira Server or Jira Data Center.

Using the gadgets on Jira dashboards

To add a gadget to a dashboard:

  • In Jira, go to Dashboards
  • Create a new dashboard or select an existing one
  • Click the Add gadget button of the dashboard
  • In the "Add a gadget" screen, filter by "great" or "StonikByte" to display all the gadgets of the app

Adding a gadget to a dashboard

  • Click the "Add gadget" button of the gadget that you want to add
  • Once you added the gadgets, close the "Add a gadget" screen and continue by entering the gadget settings. See below the instructions for how to configure the gadgets.

Using the gadgets in wallboard mode

If you have Jira Server (or Data Center), you can display the gadgets in wallboard mode to make them visible on big TV screens as information radiators, for example.

Gadgets display in wallboard mode

To trigger the wallboard mode, click the View as wallboard option of the Jira dashboard's menu.

Switching to wallboard view

NOTE This feature is currently not supported on Jira Cloud due to a limitation of Jira Cloud (see https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRACLOUD-65314). Please vote this issue with the hope that Atlassian will fix it soon.

Using the gadgets in Confluence

If you have both Jira and Confluence Server (or Data Center), you can use the gadgets in Confluence pages.

All you have to do is to import the gadgets in Confluence. Follow the Atlassian documentation on how to make the gadgets available in Confluence: https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver/adding-a-gadget-to-the-directory-938846991.html

NOTE This feature is currently not supported on Jira Cloud due to a limitation of Confluence Cloud (see https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFCLOUD-29055). Please vote this issue with the hope that Atlassian will fix it soon.

Gadgets Description

Release Burnup Burndown Chart

Displays the burnup and/or burndown chart for a project release represented by a Jira issue filter. The calculation can be done by Story Points, Original Time Estimate or Issue Count and is based on historical data of every issue from the specified filter. The series to be displayed are configurable, thus allowing you to use the gadget as burndown, burnup or both. Use this gadget to track the progress of your project release in an agile manner.

Release Burnup Burndown Chart Gadget

This gadget can also make a forecast (prediction) about when the release will be finished. How the forecast is made? First, the gadget determines the current velocity of your team based on the work done in the previous completed time intervals (Yesterday’s Weather). Then, it determines how many days are necessary to finish the current remaining work assuming that your velocity remains the same and it draws the dashed line accordingly to the determined release end-date.

Release Burndown Chart with forecast

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Release Burnup Burndown Chart gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
Release Issue FilterThe Jira filter that contains the issues in your release (the scope of your project release). Make sure that the specified filter is shared if you want the other people to visualize the dashboard.
Release Start DateThe start date of your release.
Release End DateThe end date of your release.
Intervals ofIndicates the time interval for calculating the chart data. If you do Agile development, this should be set according to the length of your sprints or iterations.
"Done" meansSpecify how to consider the issue as being "done". If you use Agile development, you should select the Agile board of your team.
Calculate bySpecify on which criteria the calculation to be performed. You can choose between:
Story Points - the default value, use this if the issues are estimated in Story Points
Original Time Estimate - use this if you use time estimates; calculation will be done in hours
Issue Count - use this if you want the calculation to be done by number of issues
Count also the sub-tasks and their estimateCheck this option if you want the gadget to consider the sub-tasks from the filter and their estimate when doing the calculation.
Forecast made by:Specifies how the forecast about release end-date is made. It takes effect over the Forecast Burndown and Forecast Remaining series in case you choose to display any of them. You can choose between:
The average velocity of all the completed intervals - the forecast will be made based on the average velocity of all the previous completed intervals
The average velocity of the last ? intervals - the forecast will be made based on the average velocity of the last completed intervals, as specified
A fixed velocity of... - the forecast will be made based on the fixed velocity that you introduce manually
Series to DisplayChoose what series to display in the chart. You can select one or more options:
Ideal Burndown - the ideal line specific to a burndown chart. It indicates how the remaining work should evolve in the ideal case. It is calculated based on Current scope (see bellow).
Ideal Burnup - the ideal line specific to a burnup chart. It shows how the done (burned) work should evolve in the ideal case. It is calculated based on Current scope (see bellow).
Remaining - the total amount of remaining work at that time; it is specific to burndown chart
Burned - the total amount of work done at that time; it is specific to burnup chart
Current scope - represents the current release goal - the total amount of work to be done in the release at that time. Select this if you want to see the changes in the release scope along the time.
Forecast Burndown - makes a forecast (prediction) about when the remaining work is finished and displays it as dashed line between the start of the release and the estimated release end-date.
Forecast Remaining - makes a forecast (prediction) about when the remaining work is finished and displays it as dashed line between the end of the Remaining line and the estimated release end-date.
Forecast Burned - makes a forecast (prediction) about when the remaining work is finished and displays it as dashed line between the end of the Burned line and the estimated release end-date.

Tips
To configure the gadget as a "classic" burndown chart, select only the Ideal Burndown and Remaining series.
To configure the gadget as a "classic" burnup chart, select only the Ideal Burnup and Burned series.
Show legendCheck this if you want the chart legend to be displayed.
Tilted labels for x-axis (avoid overlapping)Check this to avoid overlapping of the x-axis labels.
Continue to display data after release end dateCheck this option if you want the chart to still display data even if the release date passed. When this option is checked, the chart lines Current Scope, Remaining, Burned and forecast will continue after release end-date.
Refresh cached data at next displayThis gadget uses data caching for faster display, which means that some data resulted after processing are saved and reused next time when the gadget is loaded. It is recommended to let this option unchecked for faster loading of the gadget. You can check it and then refresh the gadget if you want to clear the cache or you can leave it checked for disabling the usage of data caching.

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Sprint Burnup Burndown Chart

Displays the burnup and/or burndown chart for a specified sprint. The calculation can be done by Story Points, Original Time Estimate or Issue Count and it is based on historical data of every issue in the sprint. The series to be displayed are configurable, thus allowing you to use the gadget as burndown, burnup or both. Use this gadget to track the progress of your Agile team during the sprint.

Sprint Burnup Burndown Chart Gadget

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Burnup Burndown Chart gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
BoardChoose the Scrum board that contains your Agile sprint.
SprintChoose the sprint for which to display the data.
If you select Latest sprint (auto) the most recent sprint that is either closed or active will be used. Use this option if you want not to set the sprint manually all the time.
Calculate bySpecify on which criteria the calculation to be performed. You can choose between:
Story Points - the default value, use this if the issues are estimated in Story Points
Original Time Estimate - use this if you use time estimates; calculation will be done in hours
Issue Count - use this if you want the calculation to be done by number of issues
Count also the sub-tasks and their estimateCheck this option if you want the gadget to consider the sub-tasks from the filter and their estimate when doing the calculation.
Series to DisplayChoose what series to display in the chart. You can select one or more options:
Ideal Burndown - the ideal line specific to a burndown chart. It indicates how the remaining work should evolve during the sprint in the ideal case. It is calculated based on Current scope (see bellow).
Ideal Burnup - the ideal line specific to a burnup chart. It shows how the done (burned) work should evolve during the sprint in the ideal case. It is calculated based on Current scope (see bellow).
Remaining - the total amount of remaining work at that time; it is specific to burndown chart
Burned - the total amount of work done at that time; it is specific to burnup chart
Current scope - represents the current sprint goal - the total amount of work to be done in the sprint. Select this if you want to see the changes in the sprint scope along the time.

Tips
To configure the gadget as a "classic" burndown chart, select only the Ideal Burndown and Remaining series.
To configure the gadget as a "classic" burnup chart, select only the Ideal Burnup and Burned series.
Show legendCheck this if you want the chart legend to be displayed.
Tilted labels for x-axis (avoid overlapping)Check this to avoid overlapping of the x-axis labels.
Show data tableCheck this option if you want a data table to be displayed along with the chart. The Data tab displays a sprint report based on the current status, which includes the list of completed and not completed issues.
The Data tab showing sprint details
Refresh cached data at next displayThis gadget uses data caching for faster display, which means that some data resulted after processing are saved and reused next time when the gadget is loaded. It is recommended to let this option unchecked for faster loading of the gadget. You can check it and then refresh the gadget if you want to clear the cache or you can leave it checked for disabling the usage of data caching.

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Team Velocity Gadget

Calculates and displays the current average velocity of the Agile team along with the history of previous sprints. The calculation can be done by Story Points, Original Time Estimate or Issue Count and it is based on historical data of every issue. The team's velocity is an essential metric that helps the Agile teams not to over-commit, but also helps them to see how they perform from a sprint to another.

Team Velocity Gadget

Initial Scope - Indicates the scope at the start of the sprint (the team commitment).
Final Scope - Indicates the scope at the end of the sprint, after the eventual scope changes. This helps you to determine if your team tends to change the sprint scope and how much.
Completed - The total amount of work done in that sprint.
Average Velocity - The average velocity calculated as the average of the work done in the last sprints, according to the gadget's settings.

Optionally, additional series can be displayed in the chart:
Scope change - represents the scope change of the sprint, calculated as the difference between Final Scope and Initial Scope.
Added - indicates the amount of work added to the scope after the sprint was started.
Removed - indicates the amount of work removed from the scope after the sprint was started.

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Team Velocity Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
BoardChoose the Scrum board of your team.
Include onlyOptionally, check Sprints whose names contain... and enter the text to match if you want only specific sprints to be displayed by the chart. This option is useful when you want to filter out some of the sprints of the board.
Also, you can check Sprints completed between... and enter the dates of the time interval if you want to display only the sprints that were completed (closed) in that time interval. This option is useful when you want to see the velocity for sprints in the past. For example, the sprints from the previous year.
Display the chart for the last ? sprintsSpecify the number of previous sprints to be displayed in the chart, starting from the most recent.
Calculate average velocity based on last ? sprintsSpecify the number of previous sprints to be used when calculating the average velocity. Velocity is calculated as the average of the total SPs done in each of these sprints.
Calculate bySpecify on which criteria the calculation to be performed. You can choose between:
Story Points - the default value, use this if the issues are estimated in Story Points
Original Time Estimate - use this if you use time estimates; calculation will be done in hours
Issue Count - use this if you want the calculation to be done by number of issues
Series to DisplayChoose what series to display in the chart. You can select one or more options:
Initial Scope - represents the scope at the start of the sprint (the team commitment).
Final Scope - represents the scope at the end of the sprint, after the eventual scope changes. This helps you to determine if your team tends to change the sprint scope and how much.
Completed - represents the total amount of work done in that sprint.
Average Velocity - The average velocity calculated as the average of the work done in the last sprints, according to the gadget settings.
Scope change - represents the scope change of the sprint, calculated as the difference between Final Scope and Initial Scope.
Added - indicates the amount of work added to the scope after the sprint was started.
Removed - indicates the amount of work removed from the scope after the sprint was started.
Show data tableCheck this option if you want a data table to be displayed along with the chart. The Data tab displays all the sprints along with the issues that affected their velocity. The issues that had zeros on all the columns are not displayed.
The Data tab showing sprint details
Show legendCheck this if you want the chart legend to be displayed.
Count also the sub-tasks and their estimateCheck this option if you want the gadget to consider the sub-tasks from the filter and their estimate when doing the calculation.
Tilted labels for x-axis (avoid overlapping)Check this to avoid overlapping of the x-axis labels.
Refresh cached data at next displayThis gadget uses data caching for faster display, which means that some data resulted after processing are saved and reused next time when the gadget is loaded. It is recommended to let this option unchecked for faster loading of the gadget. You can check it and then refresh the gadget if you want to clear the cache or you can leave it checked for disabling the usage of data caching.

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Kanban Velocity Gadget

Calculates and displays the current average velocity / throughput of the Agile team that is using Kanban based on a Jira issue filter or an Agile board. The calculation can be done by Story Points, Original Time Estimate or Issue Count and it is based on historical data of every issue. Use this gadget to see how much work your team burns along the time and how much work is expected to burn in the next period.

Kanban Velocity Gadget

Done - The total amount of work done in that time interval, calculated in story points, hours or number of issues according to the gadget's settings.
Velocity - The average velocity / throughput calculated as the average of done work on the last time intervals, according to the gadget's settings.

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Kanban Velocity Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
DataChoose the board of your team or specify a Jira issue filter representing the scope of your project. Make sure that the specified filter is shared with the users who will also visualize this gadget.
"Done" meansSpecify how to consider the issue as being "done". If you selected an Agile dashboard at Data, you should choose "Issue is in the last column of the selected board".
Interval Start DateSpecify a date when one (any) of the time intervals starts. This is only used by the gadget to determine when the time intervals should start (dates alignment).
Intervals ofSpecify the duration (in weeks) for the time intervals used when calculating and displaying the velocity. If you do Agile development, this should be set according to the length of your sprints or iterations.
Display the chart for the last ? intervalsSpecify the number of previous time intervals to be displayed in the chart, starting from the most recent.
Calculate average velocity based on last ? intervalsSpecify the number of intervals to be used when calculating the average velocity. Velocity is calculated as the average of the total SPs done in each of these intervals.
Calculate bySpecify on which criteria the calculation to be performed. You can choose between:
Story Points - the default value, use this if the issues are estimated in Story Points
Original Time Estimate - use this if you use time estimates; calculation will be done in hours
Issue Count - use this if you want the calculation to be done by number of issues
Count also the sub-tasks and their estimateCheck this option if you want the gadget to consider the sub-tasks from the filter and their estimate when doing the calculation.
Show data tableCheck this option if you want a data table to be displayed along with the chart. The Data tab displays all the time intervals with the issues that affected their velocity. The issues that had zeros on all the columns are not displayed.
The Data tab showing velocity details
Show backlog forecastCheck this option if you want the gadget to display a tab with the current backlog (unresolved issues from the selected filter or board) displayed along with their ETA determined automatically based on the current velocity. Before checking this option, ensure that your backlog is properly ranked, the most urgent issues being on top of the list.
Backlog forecast showing the ETA of the issues
Refresh cached data at next displayThis gadget uses data caching for faster display, which means that some data resulted after processing are saved and reused next time when the gadget is loaded. It is recommended to let this option unchecked for faster loading of the gadget. You can check it and then refresh the gadget if you want to clear the cache or you can leave it checked for disabling the usage of data caching.

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Cycle Time Trend Gadget

Depending on how you configure it, this gadget can calculate the key Kanban metrics like "Cycle Time" or "Lead Time". Or, you can simply calculate the time between two Jira statuses. Use this gadget to see how fast your team delivers and to identify bottlenecks in your process flow.

  • "Cycle Time" is the amount of time that the team spent working on an item without the time that the task spent waiting on the board. Therefore, the Cycle Time should start being measured, when the item task enters a "working" status, not earlier.
  • "Lead Time" is the time from the moment when the request was made by a client and placed on a board to when all the work on it is completed and the request was delivered to the client. So it is the total time the client is waiting for an item to be delivered.

Cycle Time Trend Gadget

The data is displayed for a specified number of time intervals relative to a specified date. For each time interval the gadget identifies those issues from specified filter (or dashboard's filter) that had a cycle completed in that interval, determines the cycle(s) duration, calculates the average time for that interval and displays it in the trend chart.

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Cycle Time Trend Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
DataChoose the dashboard or Jira issue filter containing the issues for which you want the metrics to be calculated. Note: Only the parent tasks are considered in calculations; the subtasks are ignored. Make sure that the specified filter is shared with the users who will also visualize this gadget.
Cycle startsIndicates what to consider as the start event of a cycle.
Cycle finishesIndicates what to consider as the finish event of a cycle.

Tips
To calculate "Cycle Time", set the following:
* Cycle starts = When the issue entered in a status that has category "In Progress"
* Cycle finishes = When the issue entered in a status that has category "Done"

To calculate "Lead Time", set the following:
* Cycle starts = When the issue was created OR When the issue entered in a status that has category "New"
* Cycle finishes = When the issue entered in a status that has category "Done"
Display data until:Specify the date until the data is displayed. You can choose between:
Previous day (end-of-day) - the data will be displayed until the end of yestarday, without being necessary to manually enter a date.
This date - the data will be displayed until the begining of the specified date.
Interval durationSpecify the duration (in weeks) for the time intervals used when calculating and displaying the average time.
Display the data for ? intervals backSpecify the number of time intervals to be displayed in the chart relative to the date specified at "Display data until".
Calculate inSpecify in what time unit measure the results will be displayed.
Don't count weekendsCheck this option if you want to exclude the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) from the cycle time calculation.
Show legendCheck this option if you want the chart legend to be displayed.
Show data tableCheck this option if you want a data table to be displayed along with the chart. The Data tab displays, for every time interval in the chart, the issues along with their cycle time details and the average calculation.
The Data tab showing the issues along with their cycle time
Refresh cached data at next displayThis gadget uses data caching for faster display, which means that some data resulted after processing are saved and reused next time when the gadget is loaded. It is recommended to let this option unchecked for faster loading of the gadget. You can check it and then refresh the gadget if you want to clear the cache or you can leave it checked for disabling the usage of data caching.

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Control Chart Gadget

Depending on how you configure it, this gadget can calculate the key Kanban metrics like "Cycle Time" or "Lead Time" for the issues from a specified filter and for a certain time interval. It shows the issues with their cycle time in a scatter plot chart. Optionally, the average cycle time can be displayed as a separate line and a custom threshold line can be added for easily identifying the issues that had an abnormally long cycle time.

You can use this gadget to see how quickly your team delivers and to identify the issues that took longer than expected. Hovering the mouse over an issue from the chart will display a tooltip with issue's details like issue key or cycle time.

Control Chart Gadget

The data is displayed for a specified time interval or an interval relative to the current day. The gadget identifies those issues from the specified filter (or dashboard's filter) that had a cycle completed in this interval, determines the cycle(s) duration and displays them in the chart along with the date when their cycle was finished.

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Control Chart Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
DataChoose the dashboard or Jira issue filter containing the issues for which you want the metrics to be calculated. Note: Only the parent tasks are considered in calculations; the subtasks are ignored. Make sure that the specified filter is shared with the users who will also visualize this gadget.
Cycle startsIndicates what to consider as the start event of a cycle.
Cycle finishesIndicates what to consider as the finish event of a cycle.

Tips
To calculate "Cycle Time", set the following:
* Cycle starts = When the issue entered in a status that has category "In Progress"
* Cycle finishes = When the issue entered in a status that has category "Done"

To calculate "Lead Time", set the following:
* Cycle starts = When the issue was created OR When the issue entered in a status that has category "New"
* Cycle finishes = When the issue entered in a status that has category "Done"
Time interval:Specify the time interval for which to display data. You can specify a fixed time interval or a number of days back relative to current date, the current day being included.
Calculate inSpecify in what time unit measure the results will be displayed.
Don't count weekendsCheck this option if you want to exclude the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) from the cycle time calculation.
Display average lineCheck this option if you want the chart to display a line with the average cycle time for the specified time interval.
Display threshold lineCheck this option if you want the chart to display a line representing a threashold. The issues that have a cycle time higher than the specified Threshold value will be colored in red.
Display percentile linesCheck this option and enter the values (percents) corresponding to the percentiles to be displayed. A percentile is a value from the data set that splits the data into two pieces: the lower piece contains the percent of the data, and the upper piece contains the rest of the data. For example the 75% percentile will be displayed as a horizontal line having 75% of the issues under it and the rest of the issues (25%) over it.
Show legendCheck this option if you want the chart legend to be displayed.
Show data tableCheck this option if you want a data table to be displayed along with the chart. The Data tab displays the issues along with their cycle time details and the average calculation.
The Data tab showing the issues along with their cycle time

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Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Gadget

This gadget offers the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) diagram in form of Initiatives > Epic > Parent Tasks > Sub-Tasks for the issues from a Jira filter. The initiatives are those issues defined in Atlassian's Advanced Roadmap app (formerly Jira Portfolio) that are superior to epics in the issues hierarchy. With this gadget you have the high-level status of your epics or the entire project. The issues displayed are ordered by Rank.

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Gadget

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the WBS Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
Saved FilterThe Jira filter containing the Jira issues that you want to display. It can be a filter containing one or more intiatives or epics, or it can be your entire project. Make sure that the specified filter is shared if you want the other people to visualize the dashboard.
ExpandSpecify how many levels to be expanded by default right after displaying the gadget.

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Issue Filter Formula Gadget

Calculates and displays the result of a simple formula (like SUM, MAX or AVERAGE) on a numeric field of the issues from a specified Jira issue filter. Use this gadget to display, for instance, the total remaining work or the the work done in your project.

Formula Gadget

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Formula Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
The Meaning of the DataSpecify the text to be displayed under the calculated value representing the meaning of that value.
Saved FilterThe Jira filter containing the Jira issues for which you want to do the calculation. Make sure that the specified filter is shared if you want the other people to visualize the dashboard.
Calculation fieldSelect the Jira issue field to use for calculation. You can chose from a list of the numeric fields available in your Jira instance.
FormulaChoose the basic formula (Sum, Average, Min or Max) for being used in calculation.
Math transformationOptionally, you can apply an extra math formula over the result of the basic formula. With this extra math formula practically you will modify the final result with any operation or math function as you want. The formula must contain "x", which represents the result of the initial basic formula.
A good example is when you use a basic formula against a time field of Jira, like Original Estimate or Remaining Estimate. Jira stores the values of these fields in seconds and the result of the basic formula will be also in seconds. To transform in hours, you must apply the math transformation "x/3600".
Decimal placesChoose the number of decimals to be used when displaying the final result.

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Countdown Gadget

This gadget shows the remaining time until an upcoming event. Use this gadget to make your team aware of the remaining time until the next project launch or milestone, the Christmas Party or any other important event for your team or company.

Countdown Gadget

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Countdown Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
DateSpecify the date and time for the upcoming event.
Top lineThe text to be displayed on the line above the remaining time.
Bottom lineThe text to be displayed on the line below the remaining time.
Don't count weekendsCheck this option if you want the gadget not to count the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). This option could be used to determine how many effective workdays remained until a specific milestone.

Regional Clock Gadget

This gadget shows the current time in a specific location in a digital clock format. It is useful for companies with multiple offices across the world or geographically distributed teams. Use this gadget to make your team members know what the current time is in the other offices so they can better synchronize with the remote people.

Digital Clock Gadget

See the settings description below for how to configure the gadget.

The settings of the Digital Clock Gadget

SettingDescription
Gadget TitleChoose what to display in the title bar of the gadget.
Top LineSpecify the location for being displayed on the top line.
RegionSelect the region for which the time to be displayed.
Time ZoneSelect the city or the time zone for which the time to be displayed.
Show DateCheck this if you want the current date to be also displayed.

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