Smart Reports extends JIRA reporting capabilities with the power of Jasper Reports engine.
- Smart Reports lets you use or create report templates where you can design how the report should look and what data is should pull from JIRA
- Report templates are described as Jasper Reports XML files - jrxml files. You can design templates in iReport Designer or Jaspersoft Studio
- Each JIRA user can use builtin reports templates or create their own custom templates
- When you use a template to create report - Smart Reports will pull data from JIRA and render a report. Smart Reports is built around powerfull open sourced Jasper Reports engine
- Data to feed your reports are descibed through Jasper Reports dataset and query. Smart Reports provides custom dataset in which you can use JQL (JIRA Query Language)
- Data pulled from JIRA to fill reports meet JIRA permissions - your user will access data through reports only this which they has already access in JIRA and nothing more
- Each report can be rendered either as a pdf file or html.