8 Ratings
508 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 7.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.7

    Atlassian Jira Align

    77%

    Bluescape

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atlassian Jira Align ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    9.0
    90%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resource Management

    8.1
    81%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    7.7
    77%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    7.6
    76%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    6.7
    67%
    16 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    9.5
    95%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Agile Methodology

    9.3
    93%
    20 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    5.8
    58%
    13 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document Management

    6.7
    67%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    7.6
    76%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    5.6
    56%
    14 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Timesheet Tracking

    8.4
    84%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    8.4
    84%
    19 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Budget and Expense Management

    8.0
    80%
    11 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    8.0

    Atlassian Jira Align

    80%

    Bluescape

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atlassian Jira Align ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Quotes/estimates

    8.3
    83%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Invoicing

    7.1
    71%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Project & financial reporting

    8.6
    86%
    14 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    7.9
    79%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Bluescape is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.8

    Atlassian Jira Align

    88%
    21 Ratings
    9.2

    Bluescape

    92%
    5 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.6

    Atlassian Jira Align

    96%
    2 Ratings

    Bluescape

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    6.6

    Atlassian Jira Align

    66%
    2 Ratings

    Bluescape

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.1

    Atlassian Jira Align

    71%
    21 Ratings

    Bluescape

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    10.0

    Atlassian Jira Align

    100%
    1 Rating

    Bluescape

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    9.0

    Atlassian Jira Align

    90%
    1 Rating

    Bluescape

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    9.0

    Atlassian Jira Align

    90%
    1 Rating

    Bluescape

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Atlassian

    The Atlassian Jira Align (formerly AgileCraft) tools help keep our scrum teams moving in the right direction. It gives Sr. Executives visibility into the progress of our digital transformation efforts. It provides information to our program manager to create the necessary artifacts to justify continued funding of our initiatives. It also supports the SAFe framework, along with some others. And the Atlassian Jira Align (formerly AgileCraft) tools provide integration to other tools that we use in our portfolio.
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    Bluescape

    This digital version of a pin-up space is absolutely an improvement to my workflow. The input is so robust. What you do with it is where the magic happens. This program is best suited for team collaboration. It helps to discuss how/where the team will contribute information to it--whether that is discussing the templates or a plan of action. Otherwise, the workspace can tend to get messy. I like the idea of having a presentation mode, where some of the markups could be hidden. The idea of a working session with consultants or clients sounds appealing, but at the same time, there is a desire for a cleaned up, clear shareout.
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    Pros

    Atlassian

    • Effective Sprint planning : Sprint planning can be done using Planning Poker in AgileCraft by clicking Team > Manage > Other > Estimation Games very effectively for distributed teams.
    • Team Capacity Allocation Report: After tasks are created at team or program level, the report from AgileCraft cab be pulled and can be verified that no team member is under or over allocated. A report can be generated by navigating to Team > Manage > Assign Tasks.
    • Effective Requirement trace-ability: To maintain requirements trace-ability follow the steps below:
    • Upload test cases against the story/requirement. once uploaded test cases will be visible under that story
    • Execute Test cases in AgileCraft and mark them as Pass/Fail based on the actual outcome
    • Based on test results, The acceptance criterion's can be marked as “Pass” or “Fail” & if marked failed corresponding defect can be logged & can be attached with the story
    • So against each story we can easily see whether all test cases been executed or not & which acceptance criterion's are failed & how many defects are in open or close state.
    • Daily Scrum: In AgileCraft, the option to run a daily stand-up is available from Team > Manage > Daily Standups. Selecting the sprint number opens the daily stand-up meeting window in which each team member's tasks are visible and hours can be burned against them. Conduct Scrum meetings in AgileCraft, and burn each associate hour against the tasks created during the meeting. The burn-down chart can be generated & viewed during the stand-up to check whether the team is on track.
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    Bluescape

    • Allows for a high volume of images and sketches to be put into the canvas
    • Lets you drop in text, freehand sketching, and shapes quick and easy
    • Can connect images and texts together using connectors, which can be customized
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    Cons

    Atlassian

    • The initial ticket creation screen lacks some important features, such as assigning "point values" (a measure of effort needed for the ticket).
    • The browser needs to be manually refreshed to see new tickets, which can make things confusing when several people in a meeting are simultaneously creating tickets.
    • The interface on some smaller portions of the software are sometimes difficult to understand.
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    Bluescape

    • You can use Zoom with Bluescape but it requires solid bandwidth and memory by users.
    • A breadcrumb trail would be nice to watch students performance.
    • I would like individual user analytics for each of my students to see where they’ve been and what contributions each has made.
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    Pricing Details

    Atlassian Jira Align

    Starting Price

    $0 per year

    Editions & Modules

    Atlassian Jira Align editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Starting Price$27,000.001
    Maximum Price$3,987,600.002

    Footnotes

    1. per year
    2. per year

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Bluescape

    Starting Price

    $10 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Bluescape editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Team$101
    Business$202
    EnterpriseCustom Pricing3

    Footnotes

    1. per user, per month (10-50 licenses)
    2. per user, per month (10+ licenses)
    3. 10+ licenses

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Atlassian

    There is nothing that can be better than Jira but it needs to keep improving certain areas especially the attachment size area.
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    Bluescape

    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Atlassian

    Most of the things are easily manageable except certain things that are hidden and you need to ask teammates who are aware of how they can link attachements in the comment section and so on.
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    Bluescape

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Atlassian

    Overall support from Jira team is good. It comes at an additional price but it is very efficient. There are no long wait times, you get a dedicated team to look into your issues. The support is available throughout the year and they keep a record of your issues. Overall we are very satisfied with the support they have provided us over the years, it has been very effective for the price that we pay.
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    Bluescape

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Atlassian

    Microsoft Azure Devops won't have the major functionality of software management like Jira. The customization provided by Jira is having a cutting edge over any project management tool. Adds-on and Plugins feature in the Jira Tool make it as perfect as desired task management tool for any company. One of the best Agile based Project Management Tools.
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    Bluescape

    We have Workware installed on different computers in our office that were supposed to be great for presentation but we had issues after a user connected their laptop then they no longer had access to our server. If they had files they needed for the presentation they had to save them to their desktop to make sure they were accessible.
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    Return on Investment

    Atlassian

    • It has positively impacted our tech teams, allowing them to better organize the tasks and items they are working on and has greatly improved their ability to communicate & review these tasks with other teams.
    • I believe it negatively impacted other departments as lengthy training was required by many associates to attempt using the tool, only to find out it didn't meet our needs, therefore much time was wasted.
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    Bluescape

    • Especially in a remote work environment, Bluescape helps us continue collaborating without missing a beat
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