About BigPicture

BigPicture installation and updates

Quick start with BigPicture

BigPicture Sizing Guide

Cloud vs. Server - Key Differences in BigPicture on These Platforms

BigPicture Export

Progress Tracking

Tutorials and tips


Concept of a Program

Setting up BigGantt and BigPicture to support next-gen projects

BigPicture Cloud Backlog

About BigGantt

BigGantt installation and updates

Cloud vs. Server - Key Differences in BigPicture on These Platforms


Knowledge Base

Tutorials and tips

Trust Center

BigPicture 8 is here!

Discover the landmark edition of the Atlassian Marketplace top-selling app! The new version is available to all Cloud, Server and Data Center users. Visit BigPicture 8 Documentation to learn more about it.

Administration interface overview

The Administration section of the app lets you configure those features which are shared by different modules. The overview of the features is presented in the table below:

Resource manager

Resource manager allows you to add new resources and to define the related information concerning resources:

      • Skills
      • Workload Plans
      • Holiday Plans
      • Absences

The information is used by the Gantt module and Resources module to automate the planning our your tasks.

Global Teams

Global Teams can be used across multiple Programs and they can be easily converted to Program level teams. The concept of teams is used mainly in the Resources, Roadmap and Board modules but as the information about the team is stored as a label or a custom field, it can be also displayed using Gantt, Scope or Risks module.

Teams can be synchronised with Tempo app.

Workload plansThe workload plans are the basis for the resource capacity ie. they determine the resources availability during the week.

Holiday plans

The holiday plans allow to define the unavailability of the resource. There are two types of holidays:

      • Fixed
      • Floating
SkillsEach resource possesses skill which can be defined in this section. It is also possible to plan for new skills which will be acquired in future.
Story point velocityThe capacity resulting form workload plans and reduced by the holiday plans can be converted to Story Points so that the Resources module can be used by agile teams.
SecurityAccess and permissions within BigPicture can be managed and assigned to individuals or groups.
Custom actionsCustom actions allow integrating the Programs with company intranet, external resources or other areas of Jira.