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In this section, you can manage your Resources, their working hours and non-working days, and the default setting of Boxes.

The Business Administration section of the app lets you configure features shared by different modules. The overview of the features is presented in the table below:





Box types

Configure templates that will be used when adding new Boxes using the Overview module.


Manage the resources' holidays, work time, and capacity in the following sections:

  • IndividualsThis tab allows you to add new resources and define the related information concerning resources.

  • SkillsEach resource possesses a set of skills defined in this section. It is also possible to plan for new skills acquired in the future.

  • Workload plansThe Workload plans are the basis for the resource capacity, i.e. they determine the availability of the resources during the week.

  • Holiday plansThe holiday plans allow you to define the unavailability of the resource. There are two types of holidays: Fixed and Floating.

The information is used by the Gantt module and Resources module to automate the planning of your tasks.


Access and permissions within BigPicture can be managed and assigned to individuals or groups.

Security and Access

Only a user with the App admin security role can access the Administration


There are two ways to access App Administration:

Method 1

Open the App drop-down menu > Administration


Method 2

  1. Click on the wrench icon at the top.



  2. Select the administration section you want to go to.