Blog

Jan 04
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Synchronizing the masterpiece with BigPicture

It was a windy morning just before Christmas when we had a pleasure of contacting Mario Cupelli, a CTO at HighTec to discuss their experience with BigPicture. Mario told us about challenges that project management teams at HighTec run into as a consequence of growing product portfolio and motivation behind... read more →
Dec 21
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Migrating from MS Project to JIRA

  Microsoft Project used to be a cutting-edge tool for project management. It is still a great value for PMs, especially when it comes to Waterfall models. However, Agile practices crank up the speed of work and the effort needed to coordinate it massively. As a result, faster and more... read more →
Dec 14
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Waterfall in BigPicture plugin for JIRA

The waterfall model of project management is often deemed outdated compared to Agile. While this has a seed of truth in it, the reality is (as usual) not black and white. In fact, it’s rather different shades of grey.   Often a company needs some transitional period in order to... read more →
Dec 09
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Have a wonderful Holidays!

As the Holiday Season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and on those who have helped us shape our business. We value our relationship with you and look forward to working with you in the year to come. We wish you a Happy Holiday Season and... read more →
Dec 07
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Implementing BigPicture in large organizations

The BigPicture plugin for JIRA is now on the market for more than 2 years. During that time it was implement in over 3000 organizations, some of them with tens or even hundreds of thousands of users. The tool is very flexible and can work properly out of the box,... read more →
Nov 08
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Housing for the disadvantaged with BigPicture

VincentCare Victoria is one of the leading providers of Specialist Housing Services. They provide care, hope and advocacy for Victoria’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people The IT department is small, but they’re really making a difference to the way the organization operated. Company's Single Client Record is a significant achievement,... read more →
Oct 26
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Managing teams and resources in BigPicture

Having a plan you follow through is not all there is to project management. Namely, you ought to take the human factor into account. Let’s face it: people are not robots that can work 24/7/365. They will take days off, work in less than full capacity and make mistakes. Importing... read more →
Oct 05
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6 things to love in BigPicture 6.0

After a year of hard work, we proudly present BigPicture 6.0 - a new milestone and hallmark of our tool. We really enjoyed working on it and prepared some really neat things for our users to enjoy - here's some of the favorite ones, hand-picked from the dozens of changes... read more →
Sep 29
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Risk Management with BigPicture plugin for JIRA

Once your project is fully scheduled and tracked, with time you will note that some tasks are of particular attention. Either because they are known for causing trouble (like returning bugs) or simply due to their utmost importance. You could note this all on a sticky note and keep it... read more →
Sep 27
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Psychological breakthroughs with BigPicture Enterprise

The American Psychological Association is the world's largest association of psychologists, with more than 117,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members. Their mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.  With such a great number of... read more →