Multiple Metrics

Show multiple metrics on the same chart using ‘Multi Metric Combined Chart’ and ‘Multi Metric Trend Chart’ gadgets for Jira dashboards.

Multiple Metrics chart for Jira dashboard

Start with adding Multi Metric gadgets to your Jira dashboard:

Add Multi Metric gadgets 1

Features overview for Multi Metric Combined Chart:

Multi metric Gadget for Jira - settings

Step 1: Add one or multiple data sources.

Step 2: Add up to 10 metrics.

Step 3: Choose scale position on the y-axis for every metric. You can position metric data on one or two scales of the vertical axis (left or / and right).

If the numbers for the chosen metrics vary widely, e.g., cycles count and time (h), use both scales of the vertical axes (left and right) to distribute them. For example, place “time (h)” values to the right and “number” values to the left.

Step 4: Edit metric. Choose calculation type for the metric – Sum or Average. You can also choose between basic and conditional metric and choose Data Source for the metric data:

MultiMetricCombinedChart metric options2

Step 5: Choose visualization type for the metric: line or area chart.

Step 6: Select ‘Display by’ option, i.e. by what Field, Metric or Data Source/s you want to display the chosen metrics on the x-axis:

MultiMetrics combined chart display options

Step 7: Choose between plain, cumulative or declining mode to display metric data on the x-axis.

Step 8: You can further customize your chart in ‘More Settings’ section with the following settings:

Multiple metrics chart - more settings

Use Multi Metric Combined chart gadget to create data rich custom charts and compare relevant metrics. Below are some report examples with video step-by-step configurations.

Track and analyze Number of issues, Original Estimate, and Time Spent for a certain period on the same chart, in plain or cumulative mode:

Use Jira Service Management SLA metrics like Time to resolution, Time to first response, and set them side by side with other relevant metrics. In the example below we compare: Created issues per period (yearly) vs Issues with Breached Time to resolution vs issues with Breached Time to first response. To read more about conditional metrics setup and usage in Performance Objectives app, check this article: Conditional Metrics.

Use Multi Metric Trend Gadget to make cross metric analyses on a common scale in regular / cumulative / declining mode, presented in hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly granularity, in line or area charts.

Segment data by using multiple data sources as in the following example. Compare the trend of different date fields defined in ‘Data Source’ date range and sync them on the x-axis timeline using the ‘Range Date‘ option for Display by’:

Check this user case for another example of how you can utilize Multi Metric Gadgets to enhance your Jira reporting: Support Requests Report by time of day.

If you need help with your multiple metrics configuration, please reach out to our support team.

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