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"It makes work visible, so everybody knows where everything is. It uses Kanban, and that makes work visible.""We use the board and card hierarchies in terms of sprints so that we can see if we have cross-functional teams that are working on the same projects together, especially when projects have dependencies. The parent-child relationship within cards is really nice so that we can see what kind of dependencies there are when we're trying to get projects finished.""My team specifically uses our board for all of our Remedy tickets that come in. We had a card for every ticket that we get, and we're able to add the link to that specific ticket there.If I'm out of office, for example, and someone else needs to work a ticket or someone is being contacted to work on a ticket, I don't have to sign on it. Someone else can easily access that ticket because I put the link in there. It's nice. It has a lot of great functionality in there.""Using the tool seems to save time versus trying to do things in a regular manner. It is highly collaborative; everybody can see things in one place. It is a highly functional, but pretty simple tool. That is hard to find: A tool that has a lot of functions, but is also simple."

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"This tool can be used anywhere and on any device.""The most valuable feature is the flexibility of the configuration, being able to configure it to suit your own needs.""The features that we find most valuable are the Workflow, Scrum workflow, and Dashboards.""The most valuable feature is the full integration between Work management, Source code management, and Test Automation.""The most valuable features are the customized Dashboard, Sprint Planning, and Automatic Notifications.""The most valuable feature is the Burndown Chart to see work that is outstanding.""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 of this solution is the source linking on the commit level to git."

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"The integration portion with SAP models is valuable."

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Cons
"I do not know what it can do in the area of scrum. Maybe it has that functionality. I have never tried to set it up. You think of LeanKit from the perspective of Kanban. I don't know if there is a template for scrum, a scaled agile framework, or any of those scaling frameworks.""Being able to track actual time on cards or sprints, instead of using just the planned start and stop date, would also be useful. I would like to see something like JIRA has with actual sprint starts and stops.""The ability to report on customizable fields and third-party extensions needs improvement. I'd like to see more of those being able to be used. I don't know how that works for Planview, but just getting a little bit more added there would be nice.""The integration with the Enterprise One product is probably an area for improvement. It's not really broken. It's just that it is such a handy tool and a great way to visually manage things. There is a very limited hookup/integration between Enterprise One, which is the master Planview tool, and LeanKit. While they are looking at this on their roadmap, it definitely needs to happen. There is a lot of opportunity there."

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"The user interface and views on different devices should be improved.""The plugin management needs a lot of work.""It would be very useful to have drag and drop time tracking.""The hierarchy for Jira tickets is too flat.""This solution would be improved with the inclusion of integration with SVN, and auto-sync with the build release number.""The reporting needs to be improved.""The permissions can be challenging to get right.""Backlog pruning and visualization are poor."

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"It would be valuable if SAP integrated seamlessly with some products like Jira and Bitbucket."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"In general, Planview's cost structure is reasonable. You get quite a lot of functionality for the license cost that you get."

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"We feel that the product is a good value for the cost.""Licensing is on a monthly basis, and it is based on what you use.""To try this solution, use their cloud offering to get familiar. After that, it's in my view worth the money.""I don't feel that price is an issue.""It is not too expensive. It is just comparative to other tools like Microsoft Teams.""I am not sure if the client is using a commercial version. I think it is on a per-user basis, and it is around 15 Canadian dollars for a user, but I'm not sure. It also has a free version.""As a company, we get a subsidized price, and it's lower than what's quoted on their website.""We are using the enterprise license which is nice because it ensures that we always have the latest versions of Jira software."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Using the tool seems to save time versus trying to do things in a regular manner. It is highly collaborative; everybody… more »
Top Answer: The integration with the Enterprise One product is probably an area for improvement. It's not really broken. It's just… more »
Top Answer: We have a unique use case. Normally, people use LeanKit to track agile development in IT. However, we use the product to… more »
Top Answer: Glad to see your post!! In the recent Microfocus version does Microfocus one UFT integration possible with Jira. If so… more »
Top Answer: The initial setup was pretty straightforward.
Top Answer: While, of course, in general, we always want the pricing to be lower, it's pretty reasonable. The costs aren't too bad.
Top Answer: We have a department for software development, and it would be valuable if SAP integrated seamlessly with some products… more »
Top Answer: We mostly use it for project management, portfolio management, demand management, and resource management of projects.
Top Answer: The integration portion with SAP models is valuable.
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Overview

Planview LeanKit enables engineering teams across all levels of the organization with a visual work delivery tool to apply Lean management principles to their work, helping them work smarter and deliver faster.

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.

Portfolio Management integrates information from existing project management, human resources, and financial systems to provide an overview of the project portfolio with easy drilldown to details for portfolio managers, project managers, and resource managers. This enables innovative and collaborative, cross-functional business processes. Project Management covers the entire range of project management activities in development and consultancy projects, from planning to implementation to project completion.
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Sample Customers
REA Group, Thompson Reuters
Square, Nasa, eBay, Cisco, SalesForce, Adobe, BNP Paribas, BMW and LinkedIn, Pfizer, Citi.
Joy Global Inc., Citrix, EMC Corporation, Concho Resources, Concho Resources, RZD Russian Railways, Family Dollar Stores Inc., Lenovo
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider15%
Manufacturing Company11%
Government8%
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company16%
Financial Services Firm13%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider17%
Manufacturing Company7%
Financial Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Energy/Utilities Company16%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm6%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise71%
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Jira is ranked 1st in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 57 reviews while SAP Portfolio and Project Management is ranked 9th in Project Portfolio Management with 1 review. Jira is rated 8.0, while SAP Portfolio and Project Management is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Jira writes "Flexible and very easy to set up but can get quite complex". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Portfolio and Project Management writes "Integrates well with SAP models, but doesn't integrate with performance trackers like Jira". Jira is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, TFS, Micro Focus ALM Octane, Rally Software and IBM Rational DOORS, whereas SAP Portfolio and Project Management is most compared with Microsoft Project Server, Planview Enterprise One, Broadcom Clarity PPM, Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management and Artemis Enterprise.

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