TFS Alternatives and Competitors

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Venu Cherukuri
Real User
Lead Solution Architect at a Consumer Goods with 10,001+ employees
Nov 07 2018

What is most valuable?

We did an extensive market scan and evaluation before settling on Octane, even though we've been an HPE customer and Micro Focus customer for many years. When we wanted to get into Agile planning… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Coming from an HPE Quality Center/HPE ALM background, in the company, I think Micro Focus has done a great job in redesigning the overall user experience. We've seen a big increase in the adoption of… more»

What needs improvement?

To the credit of Micro Focus, we are very actively working with their product management team and the R&D team as well. When we looked at this tool, inevitably we draw comparisons to, or parallels… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We were using HPE Quality Center, which was sort of a predecessor. We are currently moving out of Quality Center and completely standardizing on Octane. We also briefly used CA Agile Central and JIRA… more»

What other advice do I have?

A lot of people, when they pick up this tool, are focused on one specific aspect of it, like Agile planning. They're doing backlog management, release planning, sprint planning, etc. But I would… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at six tools as part of our evaluation, when we were looking for an Agile ALM tool. We looked at CA Agile Central, VersionOne, JIRA, TFS, Agile Manager, and Octane. We did have very… more»
Tarek Gaber
Real User
Software Product Manager at a software R&D company with 11-50 employees
Sep 22 2019

How has it helped my organization?

It helped us contain critical things, like source code and several documents, which is very important to us.

What needs improvement?

Of course, it would be related to customer experience. The solution is not user-friendly at all. It needs an expert to use it, although the reporting feature was okay. I'm fine with the tool. From my point of view, it's all about usability. It should be simplified and it should be more… more»

What other advice do I have?

When giving a recommendation, I would say that if you are looking for stability, you have to go for this product. If you are concerned with usability and simplicity of the product, I would recommend Microsoft Team Foundation or JIRA instead. The problem is the complexity of the installation and it's… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The decision was made, because we are partners, so we could do the installation ourselves.
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