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Apr 15
Managing your timeline in Trello

How do I create a timeline in Trello? 3 approaches

Trello teaches us their universal 'To do - in Progress - Done' standard. What they skip is a Timeline, and for a reason: modern project management sort of rejects time-based planning. In real life, however, 90 percent of managers still plan things in time. Let's look at three ways of... read more →
Apr 11

SoftwarePlant launches BigPictures Lab

Make your feedback matter with BigPicture Lab! Customer feedback is king! Especially in the world of agile software development where MVPs are developed to become top-notch software solutions through the constant application of the 'build-measure-learn' loop. And 'measure' is indeed the keyword here for as the saying has it: "what... read more →
Apr 11

BigPicture Enterprise goes to Jira Cloud

BigPicture Enterprise, one of few true Project Portfolio Management apps for Jira, is becoming available for the Cloud hosting in 2019. It's happening several months after Atlassian relaxed its Jira Cloud user limit (to 5.000 users, up from 2.000). Is portfolio management becoming available for the large organizations who prefer... read more →
Apr 10

BigPicture Enterprise 2019: Cloud version and more pro-PPM features

Even though Project Portfolio Management is gaining momentum in Jira environment, very few apps from Atlassian Marketplace mention that sought-after 'PPM' acronym. One of them is BigPicture Enterprise, a portfolio-level solution, and it's undergoing major improvements in 2019. Let's see what's changing. (1) BigPicture Enterprise Cloud version Until recently BigPicture... read more →
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Mar 19

Hackathon Warszawa 2019. Java i Angular. Jak wziąć udział?

Hackathony Java i Angular - organizujemy je w 2019 roku w naszym biurze w Warszawie. Czym się różnią od innych warszawskich hackathonów? Sam wymyślasz temat, byle był związany z produktami rodziny BigPicture, które rozwija nasza firma. Jak wziąć udział? Zaaplikuj na Java lub Angular, lub full-stack developera, otrzymaj pracę i... read more →
Mar 11
Mixed, hybrid project management in Jira

How to have a hybrid project in Jira? Waterfall and agile

Purely agile projects are rare in real life. What we typically see in Jira are hybrid projects. Hybrid, or mixed project management is partially waterfall (high-level planning), and partially agile (iteration planning), [check update]. Let's look closer at how to run hybrid projects in Jira, and why is it beneficial... read more →
Mar 11
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Is BigPicture compatible with Jira 8?

The short answer: Yes, BigPicture is compatible with Jira 8. Here is the full story... BigPicture + Jira 8 calendar BigPicture 8 has been compatible with Jira 8 since the 11th of March 2019 we started BigPicture + Jira 8 tests on 18-19 Feb 2019 we completed BigPicture tests on Jira 8... read more →