Whether you are using agile, waterfall or a blend of PM methodologies, BigPicture is a useful and efficient tool which will immensely increase the efficiency in which your projects are managed.
BigPicture's Portfolio overview is flexible enough to help you build any portfolio structure you can think of, such as portfolios, sub-portfolios, programs, projects stages, SAFe® Product Increments (PI) and more. Whatever your methodology you can effortlessly optimize you set of undertakings and regularly track work progress. You can simultaneously monitor how things are advancing at high and granular level.
FLEXIBLE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
- Smoothly plan and decompose your portfolio's structure.
- Define your desired multi-level portfolio hierarchy.
- Pre-configured templates - Waterfall, Agile, Hybrid and more.
- Track key aggregated portfolio indicators.
Most PM deal with an array of methodologies. From agile to waterfall, with anything in between, it's useful to keep track of all your teams and tasks in one workplace. Our Gantt module is there to lend a heling hand allowing you to keep a portfolio-level view of all your project easily. Whatever your chosen framework, Gantt can be tailored to work for your specific needs as it is integrated with the Board module.
- Identify project phases, milestones, task dependencies and let the BigPicture do the scheduling for you.
- Automatically calculate aggregated field values and generate reports.
BASELINES & CRITICAL PATH
- Don't risk derailing your project. Keep it on track with baselines and critical path.
WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE
- Break down your scope into an automatically-generated, multi-level WBS
New Gantt is here!
NEW FEATURES INCLUDE:
- Info bar with overview of milestones, overdue tasks and dependency links.
- Mini map
- Coloured markers
- Coloured parent tasks
- Program increments and iteration level.
Appropriate allocation of resources is crucial in any project. Ever-changing circumstances very often necessitate a flexible approach to workload planning to ensure that adjustments are put into place and that the project runs smoothly. Out tool allows you to analyse the availability of your resources (including teams and skills), task assignment and capacity calculation.
Identify resources across the organisation.
LIVE RESOURCE UTILISATION
Three levels of resource allocation to identify over and under-allocated resources.
EFFORT AND DURATION BASED PLANNING
Reporting and planning have never been this easy! The WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) of your project, multi level hierarchies, quick filters, and advanced aggregation make the Scope a perfect tool for every PM working in any methodology - or no methodology at all.
Visualise your project's task hierarchy and structure
FLEXIBLE STRUCTURE PLANNING
Free yourself from the 3-level (Epic>Story>Subtask) framework and set up a customised multi-level structure.
Update you tasks directly using the interface.
Freely arrange columns, switch between views and show aggregated values.
Up your planning game with this exciting new module! Board lets you plan with multiple teams and on multiple levels. Whether you work in sprints or Program Increments, this module is compatible with SAFe® and other frameworks.
Break free from 'one team, one board' constraint, analyse and plan the scope of work for multiple people at once.
Establish and track cross-team task dependencies and identify risk in advance.
SCALE UP AND DOWN
Plan Epics, Features, Stories and more!
BACKLOG AND REPORTS
Intuitive dynamic backlog with instant reporting.
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