Compare IBM Rational Focal Point vs. JIRA

IBM Rational Focal Point is ranked 16th in Application Requirements Management while JIRA is ranked 1st in Application Requirements Management with 32 reviews. IBM Rational Focal Point is rated 0, while JIRA is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of JIRA writes "Helps us work in Agile and Scrum formats across multiple locations and time zones". IBM Rational Focal Point is most compared with JIRA, whereas JIRA is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, TFS and AgileCraft.
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To try this solution, use their cloud offering to get familiar. After that, it's in my view worth the money.Licensing is on a monthly basis, and it is based on what you use.We feel that the product is a good value for the cost.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.

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64,510
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55,853
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32
Average Words per Review
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Avg. Rating
8.3
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Rational Focal PointJIRA Software
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Overview
IBM Rational Focal Point is a comprehensive portfolio planning solution for market-driven teams. With Rational Focal Point, teams can make collaborative, objective decisions to deliver market, customer, and business value. By understanding what matters most, your organization can respond to dynamic market conditions and deliver valued products and projects.

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
SanDisk, CareCore National, Laminar Medica, Chubb Insurance, SwedbankSquare, Nasa, eBay, Cisco, SalesForce, Adobe, BNP Paribas, BMW and LinkedIn, Pfizer, Citi.
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Software R&D Company14%
Insurance Company11%
Healthcare Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company25%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company11%
Comms Service Provider10%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise49%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise75%
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