Feb 15
Milestones timeline knight boy

How to have milestones in Trello?

When you need milestones in Trello, think ‘I need a timeline first’. Since you have no timeline in plain Trello, you need some ‘timeline power-up’ on top of your Trello board. Let’s break the milestones in Trello into pieces: what they are, what they aren’t, do you really need them, and how to have them. Short answer Google “Trello Gantt chart”! Check... read more →
Feb 11
Manage resources on a Gantt chart in Jira, mower, gardening

How to plan resources in Jira directly on a Gantt chart

Gantt charts and resource modules go hand‑in‑hand in a project manager’s software toolset. Ideally, both Gantt charts and resources should be visible in a single Jira window to allow a project manager to get a bird’s eye view of how under- or over‑allocated resources are in the upcoming week, month or quarter. So, how does one choose the right Jira app for this? Ask these questions... read more →
Feb 04

Is Jira BigPicture available in German?

Having come across the ‘jira big picture Deutsch’ key phrase in Google searches, two thoughts concurrently crossed our heads. Yes, we are pleased to find SoftwarePlant’s BigPicture becoming increasingly popular with Project Managers in Germany! And, no - German-language pack is unfortunately not yet on hand...  On the positive side,... read more →
Jan 26

Trello for Marketing Teams. One board and a bar chart

Trello, in their excellent 'Trello for Marketing Teams' article, offer five various boards to do your marketing. We say: just set up a simple board with three lists – To do, In progress, Done – and a timeline/bar chart Power-Up on top of it. Where does our recommendation of simplicity originates? Check Lynda's 30-sec. video below to learn, why you... read more →
Jan 14
Jan 14

Confitura 2020, 2019, 2018. What to expect?

So you're deciding whether to head for Confitura 2019... Learn what's behind the scenes from the major sponsor of Confitura Java Conference. Should an "ordinary" Java developer attend Confitura (or Konfitura) and what to expect? Softwareplant's chill out zone at 2017 Confitura deserved a recognition. Breakfast,... read more →
Jan 03

Trello for Wedding Planning. How would a pro do it?

You could use plain Trello boards for wedding planning, but you're likely to miss one thing - a timeline/bar chart. If it's your own wedding, you're going to feel overwhelmed by the number of appointments & commitments you need to make. When you're a professional wedding planner, on the other hand, you might need the timeline to coordinate... read more →
Dec 28

Jira + BigPicture: Best practices

What are the hidden, yet valuable features of BigPicture for Jira? This is a quick list of best practices for Jira + BigPicture from Jira certified trainers. The questions were asked by real-life project managers who yet test Jira + BigPicture... Gantt chart Should I create a new task from the BigPicture Gantt chart or in Jira? Best... read more →
Dec 10
Trello event planning

Trello for Event Planning. How would a pro do it?

Are you an event manager? Whether you plan birthday parties, weddings, concerts or conventions, Trello is an excellent tool. Amateur and professional event planners use three proven approaches to Trello boards, and we showcase them directly below this intro. But here's the catch: for the plenty-of-deadlines event planning business you need... read more →
Dec 03

Hackathony w Warszawie: Ucz się, wygrywaj, zarabiaj!

U nas Hackathony są inne! Zamiast walczyć w weekendy, robisz to w godzinach pracy. Zamiast tworzyć abstrakcyjne rozwiązanie, pracujesz nad realnym produktem, którego używa 10k+ project managerów, w tym ci z Fortune Global 500. Z kolei Angular i Java - upodabniają event do innych warszawskich hackathonów. Tak naprawdę nasz hackathon nazywamy w firmie ShipIt-Week. Wszystko to dzieje się w Warszawie w biurze SoftwarePlant. Aplikuj teraz! Lubisz pracować... read more →