IBM Rational DOORS vs. JIRA

As of February 2019, IBM Rational DOORS is ranked 4th in Application Requirements Management with 3 reviews vs JIRA which is ranked 1st in Application Requirements Management with 24 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM Rational DOORS writes "DOORS is highly customize-able, better than DNG, but maybe not the tool for distributed teams". The top reviewer of JIRA writes "Helps us work in Agile and Scrum formats across multiple locations and time zones". IBM Rational DOORS is most compared with JIRA, Jama and Polarion Requirements. JIRA is most compared with TFS, Microsoft Azure DevOps and ALM Octane. See our IBM Rational DOORS vs. JIRA report.
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Pros
It has the features of: traceability, configuration management, and user access.Traceability on requirements for a huge project in an organization is a big gain.

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It has an easy UI that can easily plug-in to every level.Some of the features that are most important to me of JIRA Agile are the sprint planning, being able to write user stories and being able to use task management.Reporting: It gives a nice report of my backlog and what my team has currently spent its efforts on.It benefits us because we have globally located teams. Our team members work in different geographies, so the product is a better way to manage progress and see the status of different tasksWe can cope with processes easily without adapting the tool, but adapting the tool to processes.The ability to change and rewrite tasks is valuable. You can add a lot of columns, change the owners and the change the components.JQL, JIRA Query Language enables me to filter all the issues, display the items as I want.It's very flexible. I can define workflows and custom fields and dependencies between issues and projects. And every project can have a custom configuration with my fields, my names for fields, my validations, and my workflows. It's very customizable.

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It used to be very clunky.I would like to see them improve in agile management the Scrum/Kanban Board to work with overseas team members.

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The CACD solutions on JIRA has some plugins, but they are not easily understandable or workable.I have had problems with performance and unresponsiveness. All of a sudden, the performance slowed down, and I had a number of users that could not use the tool.JIRA still has their own backtracking tools. It should have a better visibility into HPE UFT. Most people use functional testing tools, like QTP. They need to improve their integration to make it seamless.There is a difficulty viewing all the attachments because they are shown in one place. I would like attachments to be shown at the comment level.Sometimes, it is slow and hangs. We faced some stability issues where JIRA was down for a day. Also, we have lost some of our comments made in the JIRA because of downtime.There are no fields to search or to filter by, mainly the ones which use a data around a date and time when something changes.I would like to see it connecting to Git. That could be useful. We use it for Stash, but I think there is one for Git also. I don't know if it's a plug-in that exists already, but that could be nice.The following definitely need improvement: UI, speed, and mobile app functionality.

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I understand JIRA is quite expensive.It does not cost that much.Almost everybody uses JIRA nowadays because it is the most cost-effective solution.The licensing model is annoying. They nickel and dime you.It is very cheap if you forego the local instance and stick to the cloud.

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8.3
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83,601
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45,116
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7.9
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Overview
IBM Rational DOORS is a requirements management application for optimizing requirements communication, collaboration and verification throughout your organization and supply chain. This scalable solution can help you meet business goals by managing project scope and cost. Rational DOORS lets you capture, trace, analyze and manage changes to information while maintaining compliance to regulations and standards. Rational DOORS provides requirements management in a centralized location for better team collaboration, and traceability by linking requirements to design items, test plans, test cases and other requirements. It also provides scalability to address your changing requirements management needs, test tracking toolkit for manual test environments to link requirements to test cases, and integrations to help manage changes to requirements with either a simple pre-defined change proposal system or a more thorough, customizable change control workflow with Rational change management solutions.

JIRA has multiple deployment options to provide the flexibility your organization needs.

Cloud is a fully hosted service for customers who want to iterate quickly and have us take care of managing the infrastructure.

For customers who need to run our applications behind their firewall, we have Server and Data Center options. Server delivers greater capacity for a larger user base and gives you more control, allowing you to remain compliant with your enterprise IT, security, IP and privacy policies. For our largest customers, Data Center provides all the capability of our Server option, along with high availability, instant scalability and performance at scale.

Atlassian also offers premium support and strategic services for enterprise customers. Technical Account Managers are cross-functional technical advisors providing proactive planning and strategic guidance across your organization. Premier Support goes above and beyond our standard offerings to give you account-wide support from a team of senior support engineers.

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Sample Customers
Infosys, Chevrolet VoltSquare, Nasa, eBay, Cisco, SalesForce, Adobe, BNP Paribas, BMW and LinkedIn, Pfizer, Citi.
Top Industries
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Aerospace/Defense Firm35%
Manufacturing Company18%
Individual & Family Service12%
University6%
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Insurance Company14%
Software R&D Company14%
Healthcare Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm23%
Manufacturing Company17%
Comms Service Provider10%
Healthcare Company8%
Company Size
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise74%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise52%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise70%
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