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hb_123
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Connecting to Jira and Pulling Sprints and Initiative

Hello, 

 

I am creating a dashboard to connect to Jira. The Power BI Connector for Jira is not authorized to be used in my organization. I have used a query similar to this to make a connection to Jira: All data not displayed in Power BI from Jira (atlassian.com)

 

However, I am unable to get the Sprint and Initiative values displayed...is there any information on how I can display those values within my dashboard. 

 

Thank you. 

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AmiraBedh
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While I recommend using the Power BI Connector for Jira here is a workaround :
You can make API calls directly to the Jira REST API to pull data. This often requires a bit of development experience, but you can use Power Query in Power BI to make the API calls.
I think Sprint data can typically be found under `customfield_XXXX` (the specific ID can vary).
For example, you can use Power Query to make a GET request to a URL like this to get issues from a project:
https://your_jira_domain/rest/api/2/search?jql=project="YOUR_PROJECT_KEY"&fields=summary,status,customfield_XXXX
Replace `your_jira_domain` with your actual Jira domain and `YOUR_PROJECT_KEY` with your project key. Replace `customfield_XXXX` with the custom field ID for your sprints and initiatives.


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