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Pros
"Technical support answers fairly quickly compared to others like IBM or Atlassian. They also offer quite a good knowledge base for advanced cases and how to plan it, etc. via videos that they provide. They are quite useful.""The most valuable feature is the user-friendly interface."

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"I like the Kanban board. It is very useful in terms of seeing who is working on what and what the current status of work is.""I like the build management features and the integration with Jenkins and many other tools.""This solution enables us to link all items usefully, in the way we use Agile.""The most valuable features are the dashboard and task-selection capability.""The interface is easy to navigate.""The most valuable feature is the backlog.""Good branching and labelling features.""The most valuable feature is simplicity."

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Cons
"Test management can be improved. It's not so scalable. The user interface needs to split things into small projects.""t is rather slow, so the speed of the process and consuming information should be improved. It doesn't have a nice way of viewing information. We would like to see better interfaces for consuming information.""I have inquired about pricing for this solution but have not yet heard anything, so their response time in this regard is something that should be improved."

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"In the next release, I would like them to include integration for various projects, similar to what JIRA has, and they could create this feature on the dashboard.""One of the areas that could be improved is to have an effective full lifecycle management.""The test management interface is not very handy.""The interface can be improved and made more user-friendly.""I would like to see the reporting features expanded so that I can see details on the users connected to all of the projects.""The program and portfolio planning facility can be improved.""Integration from Visual Studio could be improved.""They should have design patterns in TFS for the development team, and design patterns for the QA."

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"To have a single source for all the requirements and all the change requests our company gets is the most valuable feature. It has also helped us to keep track of reviews."

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"The pricing is reasonable at this time.""TFS is more competitively priced than some other solutions.""We pay subscription fees on a yearly basis and the price is reasonable.""I wouldn't say that this tool is cheap or expensive but in the middle.""We are using the open-source version."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the user-friendly interface.
Top Answer: I have inquired about pricing for this solution but have not yet heard anything, so their response time in this regard is something that should be improved. For example, listing the pricing structure… more »
Top Answer: I use Jama Connect for requirement management.
Top Answer: The most valuable features are the dashboard and task-selection capability.
Top Answer: I would like to see TFS integrated with a project management solution, such as Microsoft EPM. Right now, it is isolated from EPM but if we could somehow connect it, then that would help a lot. As it… more »
Top Answer: We use Microsoft Team Foundation Server as part of our development framework. Most of our development technology is from Microsoft and our primary language is C#, although we do have a number of Java… more »
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Overview
Web-based requirements management application designed to help you increase collaboration, manage complexity and fuel innovation.Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) is the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft's application lifecycle management (ALM) solution. TFS supports agile development practices, multiple IDEs and platforms locally or in the cloud and gives you the tools you need to effectively manage software development projects throughout the IT lifecycle.
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Sample Customers
Deloitte, SpaceX, Omnigon, Delft UniversityVendex KBB IT Services, Info Support, Fujitsu Consulting, TCSC, Airways New Zealand, HP
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company21%
Manufacturing Company18%
Comms Service Provider12%
Healthcare Company8%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm41%
Computer Software Company16%
Manufacturing Company13%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise65%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise88%
Find out what your peers are saying about Jama Connect vs. TFS and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,812 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Jama Connect is ranked 18th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 3 reviews while TFS is ranked 4th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 14 reviews. Jama Connect is rated 7.0, while TFS is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Jama Connect writes "An excellent cloud solution that is a very user friendly and mature". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TFS writes "Good project management features improve discipline and productivity in our application development lifecycle". Jama Connect is most compared with Jira, IBM Rational DOORS, Polarion Requirements, codeBeamer ALM and PTC Integrity, whereas TFS is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira, Rally Software, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and TestRail by Gurock. See our Jama Connect vs. TFS report.

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