SoftwarePlant is now BigPicture! Learn more
Midterm Roadmap
UX Mastery

UX Mastery

Power to the Users

Power to the Users

Sea of integrations

Sea of integrations

BigPicture is changing for you

In 2020, we presented to the world our milestone release – BigPicture 8. It introduced an abundance of new features, advancements, and improvements. From full support for portfolio-level management and compliance with all leading agile, classic, and hybrid methodologies to unprecedented clarity of information at all granularity levels to the outstanding user interface ready for teams from ten to tens of thousands. 

Was it enough? Absolutely not! In 2021 the new instance emerged. BigPicture 8.1 brought even more to the table with improved navigation, easier task calculation, and a powerful Calendar Module.  This proves that BigPicture is constantly evolving in the spirit of technical excellence blended with a user-first mindset. With BigPicture 8.2 around the corner, which brings even more killer features,  we present what we’re up to in 2021 and beyond!

New Level of User Experience

The app’s performance has a tremendous impact on the user experience. BigPicture is constantly evolving in the spirit of technical excellence blended with a user-first mindset, and your satisfaction with our product is the greatest reward for us. These are the features, that bring us closer to fulfill this promise: 

  • Shorter loading and reloading time
  • Friction-free switching between modules
  • Data Sync in the background
  • Edit inline dates across all key modules
  • Calendar Module
  • Dark Mode
  • Instant access to issue end date estimates right in one’s Jira
  • Automated Box Duration Calculation

In progress

  • Better usability of existing features
  • Box archivisation
  • Full-sync process optimization

Take full control of your portfolio

We constantly improve the portfolio-level strategic planning and reporting capabilities of BigPicture. In this area we already prepared implemented features:

  • Custom Reports Creation
  • Required skills synced with Jira fields
  • New Report templates
  • Scenario Mode for Resources
  • Match initiatives and tasks with high-level objectives
  • Breadcrumbs to ease up the navigation between the Boxes
  • Access the app configuration panel directly from BigPicture or through the Jira menu bar

In progress

  • New financial-related capabilities: Budget, Actual cost, and Estimated cost
  • Support of OKRs: the ability to set measurable objectives and align works around them

More integrations and standalone app

The Atlassian ecosystem is evolving, and so do we. We want to make migrating from Server to Cloud and Data Center hosting models as easy as possible. Besides, we want to give users the ability to integrate BigPicture with their preferred cloud tools. Last but not least, we aim to take BigPicture beyond the Atlassian realm. With small steps, we will make it possible in the future, for now, the possible integrations are: 

  • Integration with multiple Jira instances
  • BigPicture Cloud integration with Tempo
  • BigPicture gadgets available through Jira Cloud dashboard
  • New and improved integrations with task management tools
  • One-way sync of Start/End date
  • Team field mapping can be configurable per Jira Project

In progress

  • Easy backups and migration between hosting models
  • New BigPicture hosting options – beyond the Atlassian world, and standalone app
  • Simplified BigPicture/BigGantt available contextually from Jira project menu

See the big picture

Discover BigPicture features