Compare JIRA vs. Micro Focus PPM

JIRA is ranked 1st in Project Management Software with 32 reviews while Micro Focus PPM is ranked 7th in Project Portfolio Management with 2 reviews. JIRA is rated 8.2, while Micro Focus PPM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of JIRA writes "Helps us work in Agile and Scrum formats across multiple locations and time zones". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus PPM writes "The data provided by MF PPM is trusted and is available almost immediately; without trusted data there is very less scope of any tool to be successful. ". JIRA is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, TFS and AgileCraft, whereas Micro Focus PPM is most compared with CA Clarity PPM, Microsoft Project Server and JIRA.
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Pros
Transparency of development projects, as well as approval processes for some business projects, has improved massively.The most valuable feature of this solution is the source linking on the commit level to git.This solution assists us with being able to quickly and easily start sprints and keep accurate track of them, including billing using a time-tracking add-on.The most valuable feature is the Burndown Chart to see work that is outstanding.The most valuable features are the customized Dashboard, Sprint Planning, and Automatic Notifications.The most valuable feature is the full integration between Work management, Source code management, and Test Automation.The features that we find most valuable are the Workflow, Scrum workflow, and Dashboards.The most valuable feature is the flexibility of the configuration, being able to configure it to suit your own needs.

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The data provided by PPM is trusted and is available almost immediately; without trusted data there is very less scope of any tool to be successful.

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Cons
My main concern is the administration of projects, especially user groups, and this requires root access rights but there is no concept of layered admin rights.Backlog pruning and visualization are poor.The permissions can be challenging to get right.The reporting needs to be improved.This solution would be improved with the inclusion of integration with SVN, and auto-sync with the build release number.The hierarchy for Jira tickets is too flat.It would be very useful to have drag and drop time tracking.The plugin management needs a lot of work.

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Reporting; need to be able to provide fancy reporting out of PPM, way it is done in OBIEE etc.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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8.2
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Also Known As
JIRA SoftwareHPE Project and Portfolio Management, HPE PPM
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Overview

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.

HPE Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) provides critical information in real time to help you make the right investment decisions. It standardizes, manages, and captures the execution of project and operational activities as well as resources.
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Sample Customers
Square, Nasa, eBay, Cisco, SalesForce, Adobe, BNP Paribas, BMW and LinkedIn, Pfizer, Citi.Bank Simpanan Nasional, Smart Communications, Aareon AG
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm17%
Software R&D Company14%
Insurance Company11%
Healthcare Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company18%
Financial Services Firm14%
Manufacturing Company13%
Comms Service Provider9%
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Insurance Company29%
Financial Services Firm29%
Healthcare Company14%
Marketing Services Firm14%
Company Size
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise75%
REVIEWERS
Small Business31%
Large Enterprise69%
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