Alma Suite vs. Jira Software

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Alma Suite
Score 4.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Alma Suite is a private social network for companies, that includes a task management tool, a private wikipedia for knowledge management, an idea manager, a game for training, professional profiles, discussion groups, news, instant messages, and postings. The vendor’s value proposition is that they bring together different tools that enable companies to work as a team in one place and be more aligned. Additionally, the vendor says their solution’s simple, easy to use and friendly…
$5
users
Jira Software
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Jira Software is a project management tool from Atlassian, featuring an interactive timeline for mapping work items, dependencies, and releases, Scrum boards for agile teams, and out-of-the-box reports and dashboards.
$81.85
per month 10 users
Pricing
Alma SuiteJira Software
Editions & Modules
Alma Suite Enterprise
$5
users
Alma SuiteEnterprise
$5
users
Alma Suite Unlimited
Quote
users
Standard
$8.15
per month per user (minimum 10)
Premium
$16
per month per user (minimum 10)
Data Center
$44,000
per year 500 users
Enterprise
Contact Sales
per year
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Alma SuiteJira Software
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$100 usersNo setup fee
Additional Details70% Discount for NGOs 50% for Benefit corporations, Educational Institutions & Health Care. 30% for Companies already working with a Consultant on Cultural Development or related issues.
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Features
Alma SuiteJira Software
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Alma Suite
6.7
1 Ratings
16% below category average
Jira Software
-
Ratings
Task Management8.21 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access6.41 Ratings00 Ratings
Search5.51 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Alma Suite
7.0
1 Ratings
13% below category average
Jira Software
-
Ratings
Chat5.51 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications8.21 Ratings00 Ratings
Discussions7.31 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase7.31 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Alma SuiteJira Software
Likelihood to Recommend
6.4
(1 ratings)
8.7
(187 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(35 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.1
(28 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
5.3
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.8
(23 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(8 ratings)
User Testimonials
Alma SuiteJira Software
Likelihood to Recommend
Alma Suite
My business is HR consulting. Best benefits: organize freelance consultants by projects and tasks.
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Atlassian
The Jira software works well for managing scrum boards and allocating resources to a task. When your Epics and Issues are set up properly, it can give you a good idea of where your team stands and the trajectory of your project. It is not the ideal solution if you need to provide documentation and support to people outside of your product teams or organization. It would benefit from having a public documentation or repository feature.
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Pros
Alma Suite
  • Great for task administration.
  • Customer service is friendly, pragmatic and always available.
  • Organize freelance consultants by projects and tasks.
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Atlassian
  • Running sprints and tracking progress of roadmap, epics, story, task and subtask
  • The user interface is great. It allows tables inside details, have common shortcuts and clean design.
  • Can create custom dashboards and can view data in multiple ways
  • Advanced access rights based on role
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Cons
Alma Suite
  • Need to improve in the way it shows project development in time: Gantt chart, schedules, etc.
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Atlassian
  • Management of the software is very difficult at times, although has improved.
  • Ability to manage resources is really non-existent, there are some plugins but they are ALL buggy (I've tested them all).
  • Better integration with Trello, would love to see this happen. Right now it's very clumsy.
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Likelihood to Renew
Alma Suite
No answers on this topic
Atlassian
This is because Jira Software generates a huge profit for an affordable price. Having a tool that makes team management transparent and effective is very valuable.
In addition, the renewal of Jira Software and all Atlassian tools is predictable and clear, as the prices are published on the Atlassian website and there is no pyramid of intermediaries.
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Usability
Alma Suite
No answers on this topic
Atlassian
JIRA Software is a pretty complex tool. We have a project manager for JIRA who onboarded us, created our board, and taught us the basics. I think it would have been pretty overwhelming to learn without her. JIRA offers so much functionality that I'm not aware of -- I constantly need to Google or ask others about existing features. Also, although they are all under the Atlassian umbrella, I find it difficult to switch between JIRA Software and Confluence.
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Support Rating
Alma Suite
No answers on this topic
Atlassian
Our JIRA support is handled internally by members of our Product Support team. It is not supported by a 3rd party. Our internal support will always sent out notifications for downtime which is usually done on the weekend unless it is required to fix a bug/issue that is affecting the entire company. Downtime is typically 3-4 hours and then once the maintenance is complete, another broadcast email is sent out informing the user community that the system is now available for use.
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Online Training
Alma Suite
No answers on this topic
Atlassian
One of their strong points i stheir documentation. Almost all of the basic set up needed within JIRA is available online through atlassian and its easy to find and very precise. The more critical issues need to be addressed as well and hence the rating of 8 instead of a 9.
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Implementation Rating
Alma Suite
No answers on this topic
Atlassian
Take your time implementing Jira. Make sure you understand how you want to handle your projects and workflows. Investing more time in the implementation can pay off in a long run. It basically took us 5 days to define and implement correctly, but that meant smooth sailing later on.
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Alternatives Considered
Alma Suite
Better features for project development follow up than Asana and Wrike (previous choices)
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Atlassian
Jira Software has more integrations and has more features than many of its competitors. While some of its competitors do have better UI/UX than Jira Software, they have improved this greatly over time. Atlassian also acquired Trello years ago, so that adds better user interfaces to the system. They do also offer a pretty in-depth library of how to customize the platform that others don't.
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Return on Investment
Alma Suite
  • Positive: Internal Communication and Collaboration
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Atlassian
  • Jira has positively made our company's daily activities much better organized
  • With Jira we can track progress and follow up on tasks
  • Jira has great reporting tools which aggregate various data and give us a good overview of our teams capacity
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ScreenShots

Alma Suite Screenshots

Screenshot of Alma Suite HOME: everything that happens in your company will appear here. Simple and easy layout.Screenshot of Task Manager. List of task that can be filtered.Screenshot of Tasks detail and updates.Screenshot of Private Wikipedia: Knowledge BaseScreenshot of Wiki ArticleScreenshot of Game for training and testing: simple and fun. Easy to setup.