Gadgets display summaries of Jira project and issue data on the dashboard. You can customize gadgets to display project and issue details relevant to particular users.
Adding Atlassian gadgets to external websites
You can also add Atlassian gadgets to compatible external websites, like iGoogle. For instructions on how to do this, refer to Adding an Atlassian Gadget to iGoogle and Other Web Sites.
Jira provides a set of standard gadgets out-of-the-box:
Activity Stream Gadget
Displays a summary of your recent activity.
Displays checklist of common administration tasks and links to administrative functions and documentation.
Assigned To Me Gadget
Displays all open issues in all projects assigned to the user who views the dashboard.
Average Age Gadget
Displays a bar chart of the average number of days that issues have been unresolved.
Bamboo Charts Gadget *
Displays charts and plan statistics from a Bamboo server.
Bamboo Plan Summary Chart Gadget *
Displays a graphical summary of a build plan.
Bamboo Plans Gadget *
Displays a list of all plans on a Bamboo server, and each plan's current status.
Bugzilla ID Search Gadget
Allows the user to search all Jira issues for references to Bugzilla IDs.
Calendar Gadget *
Shows issues and versions in a calendar format based on their due date. Calendars can be based on an issue filter or on a project.
Clover Coverage Gadget *
Displays the Clover coverage of plans from a particular Bamboo server.
Created vs Resolved Gadget
Displays a difference chart of the issues created vs resolved over a given period.
Crucible Charts Gadget *
Displays various charts showing statistical summaries of code reviews.
Favorite Filters Gadget
Displays a list of the favorite filters for the user viewing the dashboard.
If your Jira instance has many users and favorite filters, this gadget might cause Jira to be slower than usual.
Filter Results Gadget
Displays the results of an issue filter.
Fisheye Charts Gadget *
Displays two charts showing showing statistics about a sourcecode repository.
Fisheye Recent Changesets Gadget *
Displays a number of recent changesets from a Fisheye repository.
In Progress Gadget
Displays all issues that are in progress and assigned to the user viewing the dashboard.
Displays a configurable introduction message on the dashboard.
Issue Statistics Gadget
Displays the collection of issues returned from a filter, broken down by a field.
Pie Chart Gadget
Displays issues from a project or issue filter, grouped by a statistic type, in pie-chart format. Issues can be grouped by any statistic type (e.g. Status, Priority, Assignee, etc).
Display information and filters related to a project(s).
Quick Links Gadget
Displays useful links to issues associated with the current user.
Recently Created Issues Gadget
Displays a bar chart of the rate at which issues are created, as well as how many of those issues are resolved.
Resolution Time Gadget
Displays a bar chart of the average resolution time (in days) of resolved issues.
Road Map Gadget
Shows versions which are due for release within a specified period of time, and a summary of progress made towards completing the issues in those versions.
Text Gadget *
Displays configurable HTML text on the dashboard.
Time Since Issues Gadget
Displays a bar chart of the number of issues that something has happened to within a given time period. The 'something has happened' is based on a date field that you choose, such as 'Created', 'Updated', 'Due', 'Resolved' or a custom field.
Two Dimensional Filter Statistics Gadget
Displays tabular data based on a filter.
Shows issues for which you have voted.
Shows issues you are watching.
For more ideas, see the big list of all Atlassian gadgets.
*This gadget is only available if you have installed/configured the relevant plugin.