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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps is well suited if you have a big team that is collaborating their codes and need to have devops pipeline for all build and release work. Also since this tool provides bug management facility, you don't need to purchase any other tool for that purpose. Moreover if you have your infrastructure built over Azure cloud then this is a best match for your requirements as it integrates well with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

It is easy to define structures and documentation "modules". This allows for a workgroup-oriented approach and supports SCRUM. However, in the medical device market SCRUM does not work well for documentation. Therefore the modularized approach on the requirements and testing side supports sprint development, while the depth of documentation needed for compliance may not be "ready" and can be completed later.
Heinz Rothe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • The consolidation of issues is extremely useful for us. Having one place where all bugs are entered has helped our business process immensely.
  • Being able to query data regarding user stories, bugs and code is extremely helpful. As well, using the visual tools built into the system can help with messaging regarding the status of a project.
  • Being able to monitor code deployments is extremely helpful. Since we are managing multiple environments, this tool makes it easy to see what is happening where.
Michael Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

  • Modern design and architecture
  • Stable and a lot of functionallity
  • Best price in the market with great support
Markus Zaar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • The older versions of TFS are more lacking in the web version-- if you aren't updated to 2015 or above I believe, a lot of the web features are not available (like bulk update). You really have to keep up to date with TFS for the best features, and it's no simple task to migrate your entire instance of TFS from an older version to a newer version.
  • VSTS is supposed to be a virtual version of TFS that we've been looking into, but it severely limits customization options for ticket templates and workflows. It would be nice for VSTS to eventually carry that customization over so we could feel more comfortable switching to "the cloud" so to speak.
  • Queries are a very powerful tool, but normal business users struggle to understand how they can best utilize this tool to analyze tickets. Because of the permissions structure in all companies I have been a part of, I've never been able to save my custom queries to a public folder in TFS for business/project users. Instead, I have to take time to train these users and give them guidance on how to best create queries for their needs. This is admittedly a business process issue, but it could potentially also be resolved with some good training/guidance around queries provided by TFS themselves.
Erin Hinnen | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

  • Reporting could be made a bit easier.
  • Some functions are not always absolutely intuitive.
  • Document baselining can be tricky.
  • Some configuration can only be done in the database and is not explained as by the books.
Heinz Rothe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Because we are a Microsoft Gold Partner we utilize most of their software and we have so much invested in Team Foundation Server now it would take a catastrophic amount of time and resources to switch to a different product.
Bill Starling | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.6
Based on 3 answers
Azure DevOps Server or TFS is a complete suite in itself. From Developer's machine where the code is developed to the production environment where the code is meant to run it take care of complete flow within itself. It acts as a code repository you can check-in check-out codes using GIT interface. It also acts as a Build and Automation Test tool which can help you to judge sanctity of your code. It further acts as a release manager to deploy your application to the production environment. And all these steps can also be performed without any manual intervention with the option to have approval processes. Hence its a perfect blend of all set of tools and capabilities required to bring code to production.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

SpiraTeam 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The usability is excellent in most cases but lacks some intuitive functions, such as a copy to the clipboard for selected items. In fact, in an older version, a COPY button copied all selected records rather than putting it on the clipboard. The button has been renamed recently to CLONE, otherwise, my rating would be lower.
Heinz Rothe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.6
Based on 22 answers
I have not had to use the support for Azure DevOps Server. There have never been any issues where I was not able to figure it out or quickly resolve. Our Scrum Master has used support before though, and the service has always been prompt and clear with a customer-focus
Kellie Crawford | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

No score
No answers yet
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Implementation Rating

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Do research beforehand and, if possible, do a trial run before implementing into production environment.
Bill Starling | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

No tool was all encompassing - always one tool for code management and a separate tool for Requirements and test cases. Testing tools such as HP did not have a code module so code and defects were in two separate tools. Code repositories such as source save do not have a defect module so code cannot be directly linked.
Roxanna Aramjoo | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

Best return on investment tool in the market; modern tool and architecture, and absolutely a great product for the money.
Markus Zaar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • Time to completion for projects has significantly gone down by 15% and that number changes as more people are trained and are comfortable with TFS.
  • Change Management and Approvals are easier to access.
  • More projects are implementing SCRUM methodologies for applications
Tiffany Seeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

SpiraTeam

  • Better historical information about what happend in past releases, deeper integration with the whole software development life cycle.
Markus Zaar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

SpiraTeam

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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