"Compared to other tools that I have used over the past 20 years, DOORS is the best of the best."
"It is a mature product that is stable."
"I like the way we can simply link requirements with one another and with test descriptions and then automatically produce reports that are required to show compliance to our customers. It is a combination of requirements management and reporting that I like, but I really have very little to do with the reporting part of it. I don't know how easy or hard it is to create those reports."
"Starting to use the solution is pretty straightforward. There isn't too much of a learning curve."
"This product can help improve how your organization proceeds through solution development."
"I really like the customization that can be done using the DOORS Extension Language (DXL)."
"We have different generations of all products. It lets us select and see unique attributes for each release or generation. You can use attributes to define a selection area to see which equipments are for the old versions and which ones are for the new versions. This inbuilt view is what I like in IBM Rational DOORS. So, for a database and a set of requirements, it will select and show unique attributes for a release or a generation."
"Very customizable and can be as powerful as you want it to be."
"We have the best community to support any problems that we have."
"I like that all of the team members on an agile team can use it. No one is in a separate application."
"The sprint tracking is really helpful and very convenient."
"Jira has a useful user interface and overall is easy to understand and learn."
"A very comprehensive product; easy to set up and is very user-friendly."
"The most valuable feature is working with sprints and having the ability to create sprints."
"It's really smart how they connected these third-party vendors into their own marketplace. You can create and add apps. Anybody can do it."
"Workflow administration is an easy process, especially with respect to defects."
"One of the things that many people complain about is it's hard to manage attributes. For example, tables or figures. This is something that can be improved."
"It would be nice if it could be scaled-down so that it could be installed and implemented without much learning or training."
"IBM should integrate some solutions they already own toenhance the utility of the product further. Specifically import and export to Office products is more difficult than it needs to be."
"The interface needs an area to be able to type your query and actually be able to find them."
"The performance could be improved. It doesn't run as smoothly as it could."
"There are problems with communicating between DOORS and Microsoft Office."
"Overall, the user experience should be enhanced."
"The problem is that because the GUI is so bad, you either have to spend a lot of money customizing the interface yourself, or a lot of money on training."
"The filtration could be better."
"There needs to be easier integration with third-parties — personally, this is the biggest issue for me."
"The initial setup was a bit problematic in terms of getting access to Jira. That goes for a few users, including me."
"Some of the interfaces, especially on the administrator side and for permissions, are not so clear. They aren't very user-friendly."
"The next-generation software projects lack a lot, and I found quite a few bugs. There are some really basic things that you still cannot do. For instance, to put a mandatory due date for a task that you create in one of these projects is still not available. That's a bit of a block because people, especially those who are not technical, are not going to add anything if it's not mandatory. It's going to be difficult to teach them that they should do it anyway."
"From a very software-centric or a lead developer standpoint, there should be the ability to work at multiple levels. You have epic stories and use cases or epic stories and tasks. It would be nice to be able to have multiple levels of stories and multiple levels of epics work with it. It's lacking a little bit there, and this is the big thing for me because it makes it difficult to do a real sprint when you're limited to one story per epic. It's really hard to isolate tasks at multiple levels to match the type of use cases you normally do. That's the biggest difficulty. Other than that, they've been improving year to year, and every version seems to have a level of improvement."
"It should be less expensive."
"Integration with some of the automation tools could be improved."
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IBM Rational DOORS is ranked 2nd in Application Requirements Management with 15 reviews while Jira is ranked 1st in Application Requirements Management with 133 reviews. IBM Rational DOORS is rated 7.8, while Jira is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational DOORS writes "Has given us a means for improving the way we proceed through solution development". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Jira writes "Great for collaboration, very stable, and extracting data is straightforward". IBM Rational DOORS is most compared with Polarion Requirements, IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation, Jama Connect, PTC Integrity Requirements Connector and 3SL Cradle, whereas Jira is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Micro Focus ALM Octane, TFS, Rally Software and Micro Focus ALM Quality Center. See our IBM Rational DOORS vs. Jira report.
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