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Jul 27

Pros and cons of Jira BigPicture

Pros and cons of Jira BigPicture
Pros and cons of BigPicture... compared with what? Other project management/planning plugins for Jira as well as stand-alone PPM platforms, such as MS Project, Monday, or Asana seem to be relevant reference points. All of those enable visualizing processes in the form of a neat Gantt chart or an agile... read more →
Jul 24

Program and portfolio management in BigPicture

Simplistic program portfolio management Jira BigPicture
For many companies using BigPicture managing single projects is just one part of the broader view. And it’s quite easy to do with creating BigPicture Programs (or Boxes) representing those projects. Every project manager has a dedicated space to create a task structure, WBS, manage teams, resources, project plans, risks... read more →
Jul 16

Program Board for Jira. How to locate a decent plugin?

Jira program board plugin
'Program Board' is a SAFe® term. But the tool is so useful and visually appealing that it has been widely adopted by the Jira community, including Scrum, Scrum of Scrums, SAFe, and LeSS practitioners. One of the most distinctive features of the program board are its inter-team dependencies, represented by... read more →
Jun 23
Jun 19

How to plan work in BigPicture? From Gantt chart to Risks.

Jira BigPicture planning
Here's a quick tutorial on how you do long-, medium-, and short-term planning in Jira BigPicture. Go module by module, and learn common planning patterns, be it Gantt chart, Risks, agile Roadmap, or Program Board. Even if you're an experienced user, you might have overlooked certain BigPicture modules. So, this... read more →
Jun 05
Jun 02

Roadmaps in Jira explained

Think of a roadmap as a bird’s eye view of the entire project. A roadmap is a high-level plan, or a strategy, visualized on a timeline. How to have a roadmap in Jira? Do I need a plugin or app? What is Jira roadmapping? Roadmap associations Roadmaps are about: Strategy,... read more →
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