3 Ratings
508 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Feature Set Ratings

  • Atlassian Jira Align ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Project Management, Professional Services Automation

Project Management

7.7

Atlassian Jira Align

77%
7.4

LoadSpring

74%
Atlassian Jira Align ranks higher in 11/14 features

Task Management

9.0
90%
21 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Resource Management

8.1
81%
21 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Gantt Charts

7.7
77%
15 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Scheduling

7.6
76%
17 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Workflow Automation

6.7
67%
16 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Team Collaboration

9.5
95%
21 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

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
6.0
60%
1 Rating

Email integration

7.6
76%
17 Ratings
6.0
60%
1 Rating

Mobile Access

5.6
56%
14 Ratings
6.0
60%
1 Rating

Timesheet Tracking

8.4
84%
15 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Change request and Case Management

8.4
84%
19 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Budget and Expense Management

8.0
80%
11 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Professional Services Automation

8.0

Atlassian Jira Align

80%
7.5

LoadSpring

75%
Atlassian Jira Align ranks higher in 4/4 features

Quotes/estimates

8.3
83%
12 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Invoicing

7.1
71%
12 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Project & financial reporting

8.6
86%
14 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Integration with accounting software

7.9
79%
8 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • Atlassian Jira Align is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • LoadSpring is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.8

Atlassian Jira Align

88%
21 Ratings
8.0

LoadSpring

80%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Renew

9.6

Atlassian Jira Align

96%
2 Ratings

LoadSpring

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

6.6

Atlassian Jira Align

66%
2 Ratings

LoadSpring

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

7.1

Atlassian Jira Align

71%
21 Ratings
8.0

LoadSpring

80%
2 Ratings

Implementation Rating

10.0

Atlassian Jira Align

100%
1 Rating

LoadSpring

N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor post-sale

9.0

Atlassian Jira Align

90%
1 Rating

LoadSpring

N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor pre-sale

9.0

Atlassian Jira Align

90%
1 Rating

LoadSpring

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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LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

LoadSpring is great for managing licenses so that a user who hasn't been utilizing the software can be placed inactive so the license isn't being occupied. Managing services and applications is great. You can easily change access through the management portion of the service. Uptime is also very good.
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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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LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

  • Management of sessions.
  • Account/license management.
  • Reliability.
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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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LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

  • Self-service account reactivation.
  • Integration of instructions on a per application level.
  • Built in linked help for companies using the software.
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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

LoadSpring

Starting Price

$0

Editions & Modules

LoadSpring editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    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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    LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

    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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    LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

    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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    LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

    LoadSpring support is very quick to respond. They have self-service for support which is great for quick fixes on the end-user side of things. They will respond with a good solution and if they need further assistance from an administrator, and they email them so they can assist the end-user with their issue.
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    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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    LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

    LoadSpring has a great up-time compared to our old hosting service. We haven't had many outages and very few issues while running our concurrent sessions. Automated license management has been great so our active licenses stay very low. I wasn't involved with the purchase and migration but I feel this was the better option.
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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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    LoadSpring Solutions, Inc.

    • Great license manager.
    • Has great up-time for hosting our application.
    • Self service account management is non-existent.
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