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Score 8.9 out of 100
25 Ratings
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Score 5.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Backlog

The user interface is very good. It is more intuitive in nature. It is easy to use and robust in operation. The dashboard is designed on modernized UI and the interface is also intuitive. I can easily navigate things on my own.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Rational ClearCase

IBM Rational ClearCase might be better suited for a smaller / simpler code base. Larger code bases really slow it down... but then again there are better alternatives out there for source control
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Backlog
8.8
IBM Rational ClearCase
Task Management
Backlog
9.7
IBM Rational ClearCase
Gantt Charts
Backlog
9.0
IBM Rational ClearCase
Scheduling
Backlog
9.4
IBM Rational ClearCase
Team Collaboration
Backlog
8.8
IBM Rational ClearCase
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Backlog
6.8
IBM Rational ClearCase
Document Management
Backlog
8.7
IBM Rational ClearCase
Email integration
Backlog
8.8
IBM Rational ClearCase
Mobile Access
Backlog
9.4
IBM Rational ClearCase

Pros

Backlog

  • Gantt chart
  • Github support
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Rational ClearCase

  • Rational ClearCase is excellent for handling versioning and branching. No other tool I've used has the depth that ClearCase has when it comes to handling complex branching scenarios and identifying where certain versions of particular files are within a particular configuration.
  • Rational ClearCase handles parallel development of many dependent applications really well.
  • The use of ClearCase Views to switch between projects and configurations is extremely convenient as opposed to the local workstation model of the competitors.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Backlog

  • The biggest drawback that I want Backlog to fix as soon as possible is that is does not provide any place to explain the problem or bug virtually.
  • There is a need for a tab or space to attach screenshot or video to easily explain the bug or problem in the project.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Rational ClearCase

  • Extremely buggy.
  • Sometimes the repository gets locked for no reason.
  • Slow.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Backlog

Backlog 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I would give 9 but one less because of the high price.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Rational ClearCase

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Alternatives Considered

Backlog

Backlog has all of the top-notch features to increase productivity, visibility, and project tracking. Backlog is easy to use. I first just logged in to the platform and it was [ready] to go. I easily started working on it and it started giving me the bugs’ details on our project. Always available for queries. Listen to the queries very attentively and try to give a solution on the go if applicable. Otherwise, take some time and respond with the advanced workable solution in the limited time frame.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Rational ClearCase

If development is centrallized to one location and your company releases hundreds of customized versions of your software per year, then ClearCase is the best tool for managing the complexity of multiple versions of customized software. If your company has globally distributed development, then I'd recommend Team Foundation Server over ClearCase. If your organization uses Agile Methodologies, then I'd recommend TFS with GIT.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Backlog

  • Software interns get easily used to this tool.
  • One who works in the SDLC gets recognized and it's easy to track rank board.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Rational ClearCase

  • Managed code versioning for many years.
  • Only one person can edit code at a time - slows processing down.
  • IBM is an expensive product to support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Backlog

General

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

IBM Rational ClearCase

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Backlog
9.4
IBM Rational ClearCase
3.3

Support Rating

Backlog
8.0
IBM Rational ClearCase

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