Jira is a perfect issue tracker but staying on top of essential project data is tedious, if not impossible using just built-in functionalities. sumUp for Jira Cloud is filling this void by offering a lightweight but powerful solution to aggregate your data on dashboards with just a few clicks.
sumUp fo Jira Cloud extends the built-in Jira reporting capabilities by adding four essential and highly configurable dashboard gadgets. The new gadgets combine the familiar use and functionality of selected system gadgets with extended real-time calculation features such as:

  • Grouping issues by field values to make your data shine even more.
  • Extended custom field support for additional fields to display.
  • The flexibility to use JQL queries instead of saved filters in the gadget configuration to avoid the need of managing filter permissions.

Highlights

Instant-ready summation in dashboard gadgets

Calculate the sums of Jira system and custom fields - story points, time estimates, or any other number - without additional configuration​ or the need to code or script.

Made for Atlassian: sumUp for Jira Cloud fully supports team-managed projects (formerly next-gen), Advanced Roadmaps (formerly Portfolio) and Insight - Asset Management.

Not a number? Not a problem

The extended custom field support allows you to calculate sums across many additional custom and system fields, such as: status, watchers, or select lists and text fields containing only numerical values.

Effortless live data visualization

Use saved filters or choose custom JQL instead to create meaningful dashboard gadgets in just a few clicks and share them without the need to manage filter permissions.

Clear insights into the work of your teams

Report on logged work on issues, epics, and initiatives - on a project level or grouped by any field with customizable time frames across classic and next-gen projects.

Install sumUp for Jira Cloud

Installing sumUp for Jira Cloud is straightforward:

  1. Get the sumUp app from the Atlassian marketplace
  2. Add sumUp for Jira Cloud directly from your UPM:

Head over to Apps → Manage your apps



On the left sidebar go to Find new apps  and search for sumUp



Have a look at First steps to start customizing your gadgets.


If you still have questions, feel free to refer to our support team.

First steps

sumUp for Jira Cloud adds four new powerful gadgets to your Jira Cloud instance that can be added to any Jira dashboard.

After installing the app, simply head over to any dashboard you own or create a new one.

Dashboards

Create

To create a new dashboard, head over to Dashboards → Create dashboard

In the pop-up window give a name to the dashboard, a description (optional), and the viewing and editing user lists, then click on save.

Edit dashboard

On the upper right side of your dashboard click on the ellipsis menu ... to display the options you can use to edit and configure your dashboard.

Edit and share

In the pop-up window give a name to the dashboard, a description (optional), and the viewing and editing user lists, then click on save.

Copy

Make a copy of the desired dashboard and give it a name and a description like when creating a new one except that this one would have a copy of content from the original dashboard.

View as wallboard

This gives you a better view of your dashboard in one full screen view

Delete

This option permanently deletes your dashboard. A confirmation pop-up message will appear when you click on delete to double check if you want to proceed.

Wallboard slide show

You need to configure a wallboard slide show before viewing it.

In the configure wallboard

Add at least two dashboards to display

Choose the desired transition effect (could be also set to none)

Set how many seconds it takes to change the dashboard display, then click on save.

Click on view wallboard slide show to see your results.

Press Esc to exit the slide show.

To get familiar with the different options the various gadgets have to offer we suggest adding all of them to your dashboard.

Add gadgets

Add gadgets

Simply add the gadget you need to your dashboard(s) and configure them according to your requirements.

To use sumUp on your dashboard view, click on Add gadget on the right side of your screen

An add gadget menu will slide from the right hand side of the screen, on search gadgets type in sumUp then click on add under the image of the desired gadget:

Configure the gadgets according to your needs. More details on the various parameters can be found on the relevant pages:


Edit gadgets

Edit gadgets

After adding the desired gadget(s), you can edit them according to your preferences even when it comes to color and naming.

Click on the ellipsis menu ... on the top right corner of the gadget then you will see a variety of options you can do to configure and customize your gadget 

Highlight color

Choose the desired color to highlight your dashboard.

This is helpful to sort your dashboards by color.

Refresh

Refresh the data your dashboard is displaying.

The time it takes to refresh depends on the amount of data the dashboard is displaying.

Configure

You can configure your gadgets directly from the dashboard by clicking on the configure option.

Rename

Pro tip: Rename the gadget (by clicking on the ellipsis menu ... and then rename, as shown below) to include information about what users can expect as a result.

View aid

You can minimize or maximize the gadgets to have the view that fits you better.

Delete

This option permanently deletes your gadget. A confirmation pop-up message will appear when you click on delete to double check if you want to proceed.


If you still have questions, feel free to refer to our support team.