"Jira as a structure has Confluence for documentation, and for what it is offering it is a strong suit with Atlassian."
"I like it for team collaboration and task management. I also like its analytics and dashboards."
"A most valuable feature involves the ability to customize the entries and to update them quickly."
"The solution offers a lot of plugins."
"It has enabled us to keep track of features or projects. Previously, we used to manually keep track in Office. We now have a centralized repository for all the information."
"The pricing of the product is very good. It's not too expensive"
"The solution offers up great transparency that makes it possible for everyone inside the departmental organization to see what's happening."
"The ability to design your own workflows is a great feature."
"It meets with everybody's needs without having to grab plugins."
"Polarion ALM helps us better structure our customer requirements, and we can also validate the specs of our products against those. If anything changes on our side, we see the impact, and we can see the effect If a customer changes requirements."
"We had a nice experience with technical support."
"The technical support is quite good."
"Polarion ALM has some valuable tools for managing our targets and requirements. I think that's its best feature."
"Having more seamless integration with Confluence would really help us track our product management activity and other product details in one place."
"I would like to see more integration available with more tools."
"I find the dashboard to be Jira's most problematic feature."
"Could be more stable with more integrations."
"Stability is an area of concern and it needs improvement, otherwise, it's a good product."
"The reporting tool and the approval tool need work."
"It would be ideal if the solution could be available as a mobile application."
"it would be helpful to have a better tutorial for learning and to have a better understanding of what the features are and what they do."
"One of Polarion's shortcomings would be planning. It can handle plans, but the planning feature is very basic."
"We use PTC Windchill, and Polarion ALM doesn't have native integration, so we had to purchase the connector to integrate it with Polarion ALM. We still haven't implemented it."
"Technical support needs some improvement."
"The configuration aspect of the solution is not easy. A person needs a lot of programming knowledge in order to successfully handle the job."
"The ease-of-use could be improved a little."
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Jira is ranked 1st in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 165 reviews while Polarion ALM is ranked 7th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 5 reviews. Jira is rated 8.0, while Polarion ALM 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 Polarion ALM writes "It incorporates almost all engineering tasks we need to do for one project". Jira is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Micro Focus ALM Octane, IBM Rational DOORS, TFS and Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, whereas Polarion ALM is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, PTC Integrity, codeBeamer ALM, Jama Connect and GitLab. See our Jira vs. Polarion ALM report.
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