1. One of the breaking changes which is removing the "Recalculate parent" configuration from individual Program configuration. Please keep that in mind when upgrading.
2. For rollback purposes, please back up your database before starting the upgrade process or test the new BigPicture version on an isolated environment.
3. There is no possibility of downgrading BigPicture version from 7.2+ to 7.1
Please take into consideration known issues which are listed bellow.
- Risk gadget will not be available both on Jira Dashboards and on Confluence pages (in case Jira is integrated with Confluence). - ONE-524Getting issue details... STATUS
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Board 2.0 (MVP version) is available
|It is possible to customize Task Card view. Read more here.|
It is possible to synchronize the BigPicture Iterations and Program Increments with either Jira sprints or Jira custom field instead of Iterations with Jira sprints only. Read more here.
Tasks can be managed within and planned for both Iterations and Program Increments.
Additionally, aggregated data are visualised on Reports. Read more here.
|Links created in new Board module are now independent of the links created on Gantt: there is new soft-links mechanism, e.g. when a user sets a link in Board 2.0 module, "relates to" link is created between the issues in Jira. Read more here.|
|Text field and number field presented in columns on the backlog and are editable. Read more here.|
|Tasks are automatically scheduled based on assignee's working days||Task start and end dates (task period) and its duration are always (if the feature is on) adjusted to working days of an individual resource assigned to a task, e.g. task will automatically be longer if non-working days are in-between task's time period. Read more here.|
|Task period is recalculated based on auto bottom-up and auto top-down task mode|
Auto mode is replaced by two new modes: auto bottom-up and auto top-down. If auto bottom-up mode is on, parent tasks will be adjusted to their children; if auto top-down mode is on, parent task guards the periods of its child tasks. Read more here.
|Task mode is synchronized with a chosen field in Jira||It is possible to migrate all task modes from BigPicture/BigGantt to selected field in Jira. Read more here.|
|Jira Project is set by default based on selected task||By creating new Jira issue Project is automatically filled in based on selected task on Gantt. Read more here.|
|Roadmap||Roadmap reports||It is possible to visualize the statuses of PI/iteration team objectives and main objectives on bar charts and pie charts.|
|Scope||New default Column Views||There are default Column Views for Scope module loaded by creating new program: Timetracking, Basic, Team, Releases. Read more here.|
|Inline editing is possible||Text fields and number fields presented in columns are editable. Read more here.|
In Resource administration, it is now possible to add absences for a particular resource so that his/her capacity (presented e.g. in a Resources module) is affected accordingly. Read more here
|User can schedule tasks on a week-number scale||In Resources Module was added third timeline scale to represent a number of a week. Read more here|
|Risk||Inline editing is possible||Text field and number field presented on the Risk Cards are editable. Read more here.|
|BigPicture administration||"Migrate values" option for all mapped fields in task configuration||It is now possible to migrate values from all synchronized fields in task configuration instead of Start/End dates only. Read more here.|