IBM Rational Focal Point vs. JIRA

As of February 2019, IBM Rational Focal Point is ranked 14th in Application Requirements Management vs JIRA which is ranked 1st in Application Requirements Management with 26 reviews. 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. JIRA is most compared with TFS, Microsoft Azure DevOps and ALM Octane.
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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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338
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135
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118
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83,601
Comparisons
45,116
Reviews
22
Followers
1,813
Avg. Rating
7.9
Top Comparisons
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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.
Top Industries
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REVIEWERS
Insurance Company14%
Software R&D Company14%
Healthcare Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm22%
Manufacturing Company17%
Comms Service Provider11%
Healthcare Company8%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise51%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise70%
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