Create bigpicture roadmap showing all epics from all projects

I just making my first steps with BigPicture.

I want a view showing the program and all epics grouped by project - a roadmap i guess. How to achieve this? 

I created a program that "sees" several JIRA projects. The projects are agile projects. At the moment the projects have epics and at least one board and a sprint. And i created a quickfilter only showing epics.

First i tried the "classic roadmap". I dragged an epic into a cadence. The problem: the epic only spans one cadence. Is there a way to let span an epic multiple cadences?

Then i tried the roadmap but there i can't see anything, only the cadences are showing. i can drag an epic from "program backlog" to "cadence backlog" but the roadmap doesn't change. So how to see epics in the roadmap - epics that span multiple cadences?


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You can assign a single task to a single cadence currently. Having ability to span epic (or simply any task) multiple cadences is a great idea and we definitely like it!

I created new epic related to this: 

We are going to have next backlog grooming session for Roadmap team in the following week (due to AtlasCamp event next week) so we will keep you posted


for the moment, is there any workaround or other options? i have no problem changing my project structure (cadence/increment/epic...)
I need a bird view  on all projects with main tasks/ scope. Every month (at the moment my cadence, there also could be sprints) is a meeting. It would be nice see progress in relation to those monthly steps.
Could i see sprints in the roadmap?
And what about my main question "how to drag tasks into the current roadmap - not legacy"? 

@Tom Kucharski any update on this feature? We are currently on a trial version of Big Picture and would like to know if the ability to span an epic over multiple cadences is still coming. I don't see any updates on the epic you linked above.

Ditto.  This is a feature I'm looking for as well.  Looks like no activity on BIGPICTURE-1520 above.  Really need to have this available for longer term planning.

Roadmap was majorly changes in the last update (5.0 version). Classic one is just legacy mode and is very simple, the new one is much more robust and here's how to configure it:

sadly this didn't answers my question: how to get epics (spanning multiple cadences) shown in roadmap (whatever version)? I need an overview to see the epics (grouped by project) in relation to time (whole program)

Dear BigPicture team,

I also need the feature to let an epic span multiple cadences/sprints. The mere definition of an epic ("epic is a user story to big to be implemented within one sprint") requires this.

Unfortunately without having this feature even BigPicture 6 is useless for us. Or did I miss something in version 6?


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