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"The graphics and the resolution of the work are very good.""With JIRA, you can do amazing things by developing connectors, embedding features, and adding new fields to create new things.""The developers can simplify tasks and each one of them can undertake a task and then they continue with development. Our processes are more efficient and easier for our manager and developers to track them. Their work is more organized.""The dashboard is the most valuable feature. The user experience is very good, it's easy to use.""The product's centralized database creates a single source of data for working groups so no data needs to be reconciled.""The product makes it easy to collaborate even though it can use some improvement in that area.""The integration is very good. We've more or less integrated with everything including reporting and registering.""The customized workflows we can define are very valuable. JIRA's private projects is very useful as well. There are also a lot of plugins that they provide."

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"The solution's ease of use is its most valuable aspect.""The solution, overall, is excellent for project planning.""I like the way you can build the schedule by the Don't Start Before or Don't Start After values. You can use it to build your schedule based on how you change your dates. This is how it actually builds the schedule.""The usability is excellent."

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Cons
"If I get a feature but there is not a user story, and I want to know which epic it belongs to, it is really hard to figure out.""This solution is not able to be integrated with other solutions because you have to upgrade it and pay for more licensing.""I think that front-end development is a little bit buggy in some cases. Some of the features take a while to respond and some need to be more clear.""The initial setup could use improvement.""The product could do with more flexible reporting.""Some key features like integration, big data warehousing and data modeling need work.""The workflow needs improvement.""I think their view needs to be more user friendly. The UI makes it difficult to find things. Secondly, the configuration is very complex. JIRA should help people find out what configuration they are using."

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"It would be useful if the solution allowed us to share files or project schedules. You may get that with the cloud version. However, it's not available on the on-premises versions.""I'd like it if we could divide out the project calendars. On one project server, we might follow five projects or more at one time, and we'd like to see all of the items at once so that it becomes a long loop, but one where we can identify different projects in tandem and then focus on which we need to at the time. While I only have visibility into one, I'd like to see several at a time.""It needs to be more collaborative from inside the application. It only does project scheduling for me. It would be good if it could do other things and be more collaborative, such as sharing tasks for users. It is not really incorporated into MS Office, so you can't copy-paste stuff. It is on its own, doing its own thing. It is only used for scheduling, and it doesn't work well with anything else.""We need to be able to compare milestones, calls, and other variables regarding the projects we are working on. I have to contract developers to make reports, which is where things get complicated. They need to develop personal and custom fields for us."

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"The pricing of the solution is expensive.""We only have nine people using it so we have a standard cost of $150 dollar per year. There are only additional costs if you exceed the limit of users, then you start paying by user. The cost is significantly higher.""The pricing continues to get higher.""The product is really not very expensive.""We pay our fees annually, although monthly payments are also available."

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"It is on the expensive side."

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Overview

The agile portfolio management tool, built for JIRA.

With Portfolio for JIRA, you can plan and forecast a realistic roadmap, make data-informed decisions when the unexpected happens, and keep everyone in the know.

Microsoft Project Server 2013 is a flexible on-premises solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work. Team members, project participants, and business decision makers can get started, prioritize project portfolio investments and deliver the intended business value from virtually anywhere. Requires SharePoint 2013, sold separately.
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Sample Customers
Rosetta Stone, Sprint, UBS, Workday, Expedia, J.P. MorganMagnachip, Gwinnett County Schools, CLEAResult, Medbit Oy, Intelbras S.A., ETS, CORE Construction, Keller Foundations
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider16%
Retailer7%
Government6%
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Financial Services Firm30%
Manufacturing Company20%
Government20%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
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Computer Software Company22%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise57%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise54%
Find out what your peers are saying about Atlassian, Planview, Microsoft and others in Project Management Software. Updated: January 2021.
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JIRA Portfolio is ranked 3rd in Enterprise Agile Planning Tools with 13 reviews while Microsoft Project Server is ranked 4th in Project Portfolio Management with 5 reviews. JIRA Portfolio is rated 7.8, while Microsoft Project Server is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of JIRA Portfolio writes "Good documentation, good visualization of tickets, and relatively stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Project Server writes "Simple user experience with good usability and accessibility". JIRA Portfolio is most compared with Smartsheet, Planview Enterprise One, Planview PPM Pro, Broadcom Clarity PPM and Trello, whereas Microsoft Project Server is most compared with Broadcom Clarity PPM, SAP Portfolio and Project Management, Planview Enterprise One, Jira and Planisware.

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