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BigPicture is getting…

easier to use and more accessible

easier to use and more accessible

more powerful in Portfolio-level reporting

more powerful in Portfolio-level reporting

1. Greater ease of use and accessibility:

1.1 Easier scope management and planning

Full structure builder synchronization with Jira

Manage scope of your initiatives more easily and in full sync with Jira

All your work item structures built and modified in BigPicture sync with Jira automatically. You can edit your scope structures at any time and see those changes in Jira immediately.

Converting basic tasks into Jira issues

Save time on planning by converting basic tasks into Jira issues

Convert your BigPicture “basic tasks” into Jira issues in just a few clicks. Turn your “draft” plans into the actual ones in no time.

1.2 More clarity in execution monitoring and coordination

In-line editing of work items’ statuses

Edit status fields of your work items right in BigPicture columns

Now, you can update the statuses of your work items (e.g. tasks) by in-line editing them right in BigPicture. All the status updates are synced with Jira automatically.

Work ratio progress bar

Visualize work ratio in the form of status bars, not just percentage values

Monitoring execution has become yet more intuitive. You can tell if your initiatives are on track just by a glance at status bars.

1.3 Improved capacity planning and usability

In-line capacity editing in the Board module

Update team capacity whenever you need – right in the Board module

The capacity of your teams might change along the way. Now, you can in-line edit team capacity directly in the Board module and get the updated values automatically synced with all relevant contexts.

Drag & drop Quick Filter order editing

Make your favourite Quick Filters even handier

You can arrange the order in which your Quick Filters are displayed on the list by simply dragging and dropping them there. Find your most often used filters without scrolling and searching.

2. New portfolio-level reporting features:

2.1 Key aggregated indicators right at hand

New aggregations available in the Overview module

Display aggregated values of key work item indicators at the portfolio level

Overview columns such as Status, Budget, Actual Cost, and Estimated Cost can be aggregated by status category, status category in percentage, or status in percentage, so you can get the big picture of work progress and overall health of your initiatives at a glance.

2.2 New enterprise reports

Milestones & markers table

Display all milestones and markers associated with a selected initiative

You can get this report only with BigPicture Enterprise.

Velocity bar chart

Visualize your velocity and sprint plans versus progress in the form of a neat bar chart

You can get this report only with BigPicture Enterprise.