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


 BigPicture 7.10 and earlier

Concept of a Program

Setting up BigGantt and BigPicture to support next-gen projects

 BigPicture release notes

BigPicture Cloud Backlog


About BigGantt

BigGantt installation and updates

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

 BigGantt release notes

 Release notes
 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server


 BigPicture Enterprise
 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server

 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server

 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server

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.

Jira projects and issues serve as the data which is beautifully represented in BigPIcture modules.

Such real-time synchronization bears a great power, which in turn comes with a great responsibility. To have a clear understanding of how BigPicture interacts with your Jira data, please review matrices described bellow. 

Default configuration

After installing BigPicture, the best-practice configuration is set up automatically. Details of the best-practice setup are described below.

Jira field(s)BigPicture moduleWhich action in the module
  • Start date (default)
  • End date (default)
  • Gantt
  • Resources
  • Board (after additional configuration)

Drag and drop of a Gantt task on the timeline - 3 possibilities

Note: Drag and drop of a parent task has a special behavior which can affect trigger a bulk update on the WBS group of tasks.

  • Remaining estimate (default)
  • Gantt
Drag and drop of task progress indicator (without changing the duration of the task).
  • Issue links (default, 4 issue links are created automatically by app)
  • Gantt
  • Board
Drag and drop creation of dependency between Gantt tasks or Board Task cards
  • Labels (default, alternative is a custom field)
  • Select list single choice custom field (alternative to Labels, which is used by most customers)
  • Board
  • Resources in team view

Drag and drop which changes the Team row for a task

  • Sprint (requires configuration)
  • Board

Depending on Board synchronization mode which was chosen:

  • Small team synchronization - Drag and drop between columns (available only in BigPicture)
  • Large team synchronization - Drag and drop between columns or rows (available only in BigPicture Enterprise)
  • Manual synchronization - No influence on Sprint field
  • Risk probability (custom field)
  • Risk consequence (custom field)
  • Risk matrix
Drag and drop between matrix cells