How to Create Jira Project Reports?

Reporting is a vital element of keeping on track of the project status and performance. Jira project reports are designed to help you to get more insights into the project management process, enhance your decision-making capabilities, and better manage your resources. The key benefit of reports is that they provide information on a predetermined basis.

What are Project Reports?

Project reporting is one of the most important aspects of project management. Project management is a systematic process for managing any project from start to finish. A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. It has specific goals, a definite start, endpoint, and is of finite scope.

In order to achieve the desired goals, teams must manage their projects in an efficient manner, and reports efficiently help with this. Therefore, it's important to include relevant information in your project reports. The purpose of project reporting is to keep everyone up-to-date on the project's activities and events. However, no matter what you call them (status reports, progress reports, etc.) they can be difficult to create accurate ones.

Jira Project Reporting

Jira project reports are extremely important for keeping tabs on the performance of your projects and resources. By leveraging the various reporting tools you can easily track and monitor your project's progress. Jira offers useful categories of reports, e.g. agile, issue analysis, forecasting, DevOps, and others. They can facilitate agile and business teams with the analysis of previous work and the forecasting of future undertakings.
Jira users can try a number of reports, but sometimes they’re not as detailed as needed. For example, if a company needs a resource report based on user activity, work logs, epic progress, Jira may lack it. Luckily, Jira provides numerous Jira reporting plugins for the users' needs.

Project Report Samples in ActivityTimeline

ActivityTimeline is a simple yet powerful resource planning & Jira reporting plugin. The app helps to manage projects, tasks, and resources, as well as to track time. It can be used to create a variety of reports on everything from the overall health of your project to the time spent by users on different activities. Diverse resource project reports will help you to track down any issues that may be causing bottlenecks, schedule and manage resources more effectively.

All of the data is fully synchronized with Jira and reflected on the simple dashboard, that shows all of the current tasks and projects, resources at the general and individual levels, allows to assign tasks and create new ones directly from the dashboard:
ActivityTimeline offers a great variety of project report samples that are based on the information from Jira and include resource activity data. For example, you may try a Project Resources Report. This report is very useful when you have numerous projects going on at once. It highlights team members’ involvement in different projects. The report helps to see team members' project allocation in a few clicks. It is easy to read, so, instead of getting lost in a bunch of information, Managers just check the report to see the exact hour dedication of each employee:
You can also understand whether you estimated the project correctly with the help of the Actual vs Planned Report. With the help of the Actual vs Planned report, the Manager can compare expected results with the actual execution of tasks/projects. With a comprehensive picture of the projects, Managers can receive a thorough overview of all estimates, find the bottlenecks and avoid project delays:
Jira project reporting is rich and becomes straight simple with the help of the right Jira reporting plugins. Discover more resource & project management tips with ActivityTimelin! Schedule a Demo or Start a Free Trial on the Atlassian Marketplace!
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