"The dashboard and reports tracking and the setup updates quickly, I am very impressed with those features. Additionally, it is user-friendly."
"We do not have a lot of time for investigating new things, but Jira has saved us a great deal of time. It has a nice user interface and we can do a lot of things with it."
"It's really smart how they connected third-party vendors into their own marketplace. You can create and add apps. Anybody can do it."
"The ordinary user has an interface that is very clear."
"The sprint tracking is really helpful and very convenient."
"It's a Scrum tool, so it's very easy to use."
"The board has been a very valuable feature because it can be very simple for teams that are not technical. It can also be highly technical and have lots of data for teams that are technical. So we use it for both instances."
"It is very straightforward and easy to use."
"Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) has a very strong workflow engine."
"I like the ease of customization from an admin perspective. I'm really excited about some of the things that are coming in version 10.0.3 as far as what admins are able to do."
"Has a powerful workflow engine that allows creation of workflow complexities and processes."
"Some small issues with stability."
"From the project management perspective, I would say there are a lot of different issues that could be tweaked. There can be small improvements with traceability, for example."
"The sprint-related graphics need to be improved."
"There is always a bit of a performance problem. It's a bit slow to load the whole data."
"What could be improved is the migration between the testing and production environments. This could be automated somehow as the manual transfer of certain workflows and functionalities is very time consuming right now."
"Its UI can be improved a little bit. I know this a business tool and not a commercial tool, but it could be a little bit more interactive like the HP ALM/Quality Center, which provides you the results of graphs and gives you a lot of visual representations. I feel Jira lacks a little bit in this aspect."
"In terms of the general Jira software, one element that is missing is budget management. Perhaps such functionality exists in add-ons, however."
"For me, the solution is too complicated as it has too many features. It would be nice if they could streamline things."
"We had a couple of issues with stability or performance degradation about a year ago, around the time of the initial rollout. Since then, we've only had two unexpected outages that were quickly resolved."
"The user interface is very, very old and is missing some functions, such as, for example, re-do, follow, and share functions. The UI is not good."
"The solution can sometimes be a little inflexible and a bit caustic."
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Jira is ranked 1st in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 151 reviews while Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) is ranked 11th in Project Portfolio Management with 3 reviews. Jira is rated 8.0, while Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Jira writes "Great for collaboration, very stable, and extracting data is straightforward". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) writes "Gives management a cohesive place for tracking business strategies and goals, but cosmetic aspects need work". Jira is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Micro Focus ALM Octane, IBM Rational DOORS, TFS and Polarion ALM, whereas Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) is most compared with Broadcom Clarity PPM, ServiceNow Strategic Portfolio Management, JIRA Portfolio, Microsoft Project Server and Planview PPM Pro.
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