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"The incident management feature is good because it allows you to keep track of and classify issues.""The most powerful features are the database and integration with CMDB.""We are very thankful to have IBM integrated with our own Legacy cloud-based system"

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"This solution has helped us a great deal in project management tracking and forecasting.""What I really like about this solution, is how it manages the queues, the tickets and the routing.""This is the most complete and versatile enterprise task management product and issue tracker.""The solution offers lots of information on the website to assist with technical queries. There are also many community sites to help you troubleshoot any problems.""The customization is the most valuable aspect of the solution. I can customize full workflows. It's very flexible. We can use mail if we want to open requests as well.""I like the history, the dimensioning, and how I can configure a space based on my preferences or the project circumstances.""One of the main advantages of JIRA is that it can be customized for our solutions. I live in Iran and we translated some parts of it into Persian and customized it with extra features. We hid other features to customize it right to the point. We provide this solution for our customers.""JIRA helps integrate Kanban Board features and for this reason what it does it does well."

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Cons
"I feel that the interface is a little too complicated with a large number of fields to enter.""The interface is not very easy or user-friendly and is in need of improvement.""You can get lost using the application"

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"JIRA protects the end-user, but for the configuration, more rules could be added to improve the workflow.""I don't think the program is very scalable.""Integration possibilities with other products that are not Atlassian would be helpful. Support should also provide separate installation guides for each product even though they are easy to install.""Usability needs improvement. To configure it, you need to be well versed in Jira administration. It's not very intuitive.""The solution should be more formalized. It could be more user-friendly.""During the updates, when another version gets released, whatever I am tracking at that time gets lost and I have to type it all over again.""An improvement they could add is a better management dashboard. We only use the dashboard for the administration mode. We have a dashboard that reports the state of bugs or requirements. However, customers can only view requests that they made. We are not able to share a dashboard with our manager level customers to show them all of the requests in a quick dashboard.""If JIRA were more of a substantial stand-alone product that covered more needs for project management, we wouldn't be using a suite of products."

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"But about the plugins, I found one plug-in — its name is Actionable Metric I think — and it is $3000. That is very expensive for users in Iran.""Actually in Iran we don't have copyright or intellectual property, so we can use JIRA for free.""It's not really expensive, especially when you compare to ServiceNow or other solutions, and it's not expensive to maintain.""The pricing is very competitive and I think that it is okay.""We may upgrade the license that we have. The license that we currently have is good for 500 agents, and it's not full yet.""The pricing is free for us because we are an associate partner for the product.""Right now, there are only two of us who are both agents on the help desk and developers. We might be on the free version because we're less than three agents or users. I'm looking at Zephyr tests, which have a $10 a month flat rate, so right now, it is $10 a month. There are lots of add-ons. They do a free version, a standard version, and a premium version. In the last company, we started on $50 a month. By the time I left, we were paying $4,500 a month. That was mainly because we had 100 users on Confluence. I bought an add-on for Jira software for which we had 10 users, and that was $5 per user per month. It was costing me $500 a month, whereas it should only be $50 a month. I don't know if licensing fee has changed. I'd like our whole company to use it, but the big problem is the licensing because the Confluence side is what is really useful, but if I add 30 users to Confluence and then buy an extension for Jira software, I've got to pay for 30 licenses, even though I've only got two users in Jira software. It is the one big disadvantage of cloud software. You always have to pay for the number of seats regardless of which product you are on. This will probably severely limit how many people would use it because I'm not going to start paying $10 per user per month for a Jira software add-on when there are only two people using it.""We need a license because we have a higher number than the free part."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: We are very thankful to have IBM integrated with our own Legacy cloud-based system
Top Answer: IBM Maximo is similar to an ARP. Because it's so massive, you can easily get lost using the application. You need to focus on training the partners and channeling the structure in order to enhance the… more »
Top Answer: We developed our own manufacturing distribution system and management system. We also have experience with AI and machine learning. So, you can imagine, as a company with a manufacturing distribution… more »
Top Answer: The links between the help desk and Jira issues and between Confluence and Jira issues are most valuable. I can write requirements in Confluence and link them to user stories in Jira and test cases. I… more »
Top Answer: Right now, there are only two of us who are both agents on the help desk and developers. We might be on the free version because we're less than three agents or users. I'm looking at Zephyr tests… more »
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Overview
Organizations of all sizes reduce equipment downtime, closely control and track maintenance expenses, cut spare parts inventories.

Jira Service Management empowers teams with everything they need to get started fast. Check out capabilities for ITSM practices like request, incident, problem, change, and configuration management.

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Sample Customers
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., DTE Energy, Swedish Match, Projetech, Fingrid, East Coast
mgm technology partners, Telestream, Build.com, Zend Technologies, OfficeDrop, PGS Software, American Diabetes Association, NEPTUNE Canada
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
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Computer Software Company40%
Retailer20%
Transportation Company10%
Insurance Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government7%
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Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise50%
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Small Business60%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise28%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Maximo vs. JIRA Service Management and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
522,946 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM Maximo is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Asset Management with 3 reviews while JIRA Service Management is ranked 2nd in IT Service Management (ITSM) with 18 reviews. IBM Maximo is rated 6.4, while JIRA Service Management is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of IBM Maximo writes "A great solution for enhancing an asset's lifecycle". On the other hand, the top reviewer of JIRA Service Management writes "Customizable, stable, and integrates well". IBM Maximo is most compared with ServiceNow, Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, ABB Ability Asset Suite EAM, IFS Applications and Infor CloudSuite EAM, whereas JIRA Service Management is most compared with ServiceNow, ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus, Zendesk Guide, BMC Helix ITSM and PagerDuty.

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