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Score 7.4 out of 100

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Score 8.2 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Bubble PPM is rated higher in 4 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Support Rating
  • Jira Software is rated higher in 1 area: Implementation Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.1

Bubble PPM

91%
15 Ratings
8.6

Jira Software

86%
178 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.1

Bubble PPM

91%
3 Ratings
9.0

Jira Software

90%
35 Ratings

Usability

8.2

Bubble PPM

82%
1 Rating
5.4

Jira Software

54%
27 Ratings

Availability

Bubble PPM

N/A
0 Ratings
5.3

Jira Software

53%
6 Ratings

Performance

Bubble PPM

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Jira Software

80%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

9.1

Bubble PPM

91%
4 Ratings
8.8

Jira Software

88%
41 Ratings

Online Training

Bubble PPM

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Jira Software

80%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

8.1

Bubble PPM

81%
6 Ratings
9.0

Jira Software

90%
2 Ratings

Ease of integration

Bubble PPM

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7

Jira Software

77%
8 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Bubble Software

Bubble PPM is well suited for anyone who manages product related projects, especially new product development. As we've matured in our implementation of the system we found that it is great for managing all projects, but the specific strength is product development to launch. Bubble PPM would not be as appropriate for use as a CRM tool, as the references to people are best suited to users within the organization
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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

Bubble Software

  • I already mentioned the simple user interface for data upload, and the equally intuitive customized reporting. Leadership and "supporting" functions for product development get tremendous value from this because they don't need to hunt down answers anymore. Everything from pipeline planning to operational planning can be built on the same foundation of objective data, rather than many different sources interpreted through many different lenses.
  • But the greatest value I think Bubble Innovator delivers is not really the product itself. It's the sense of partnership and responsiveness from the Bubble Innovation team. The Bubble Innovation team becomes a part of your team. They are valued consultants with helpful input on best practices for stage gate management, portfolio analytics, and report visualization. I have continually been impressed with the responsiveness and effort that their team brings to the table. When we have challenges and need to customize our data or analytics or reporting, they are right there beside us, finding the best solution, sharing prototypes in a test environment, and implementing as fast as possible.
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Atlassian

  • Agile software development management and micromanagement with Scrum and Kanban.
  • Agile planning and agile management with Kanban boards and custom boards, for projects and daily work.
  • Agile and old-school bug tracking.
  • Helpful reports on work done, workload, time tracking, Scrum sprints, planned vs. executed, etc.
  • Super friendly setup on the cloud, with just one Gmail account (less than 2 minutes).
  • Powerful on-premise alternative for large companies.
  • You can mergen boards from different workflows!
  • Really free full edition for 10 users.
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Cons

Bubble Software

  • Development of custom functionality, and redefining 'standard' options for the software. As Bubble grows and their customer base increases there will be opportunity for this, at present development projects can be slow and expensive. However the standard software options are excellent, but as processes evolve within organisations the flexibility to evolve the software could be made simpler.
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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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Pricing Details

Bubble PPM

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Bubble PPM editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Required

    Additional Details

    Element 1: One-time fixed SaaS set-up fee One-time investment based on required configuration and deployment. Element 2: Monthly license fee Calculated on #users (per user type). Variable - According to required users/types.

    Jira Software

    Starting Price

    $10 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Jira Software editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    FreeFree1
    Standard7.002
    Premium14.003
    EnterpriseContact Sales4

    Footnotes

    1. none
    2. Per User Per Month
    3. Per User Per Month
    4. none

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Bubble Software

    The business has been extremely satisfied with Bubble Innovator and is in support of rolling this tool out to our other businesses within the overall franchise.
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    Atlassian

    While there are no fundamental problems with JIRA, I'm unsure that I will be working myself very closely with users of Atlassian Confluence. The client base I am concerned with tend to be more integrated with Amazon, IBM BlueMix / Watson, open source LAMP/PHP (WordPress, MediaWiki) & those that rely on more proprietary CMS would tend to use Sharepoint not Confluence. JIRA seems to me to stand or fall with the rest of the Atlassian silo or suite, as it is not closely integrated with Sharepoint or mediawiki based reporting or knowledge management. Data interchange standards in this area are weak so Microsoft, open source LAMP projects using Phabricator, and Atlassian JIRA seem to be three distinct silos, with Amazon, Google & IBM offering their own tools for similar needs.
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    Usability

    Bubble Software

    The user interface is highly visual and simple. Literally within 10-15 minutes of my introduction to the software, I was up and running. Of course, deeper capabilities become apparent after additional use, but the basic functionality is very simple to grasp. Where there are consistent challenges reported by multiple users, the Bubble Innovation team is quick to connect and put plans in place to address the challenges.
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    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

    Bubble Software

    Outstanding response times, and solutions to issues requiring support are quickly implemented. For bigger issues or longer term developments, Bubble happily takes the time to meet in person and discuss requirements to drive detailed solutions.
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    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

    Bubble Software

    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

    Bubble Software

    The number of variables made this extremely challenging (org changes, stage gate harmonization, pipeline prioritization, and new governance model). I think the implementation was handled very well in spite of this, and managed to deliver on time and on budget.
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    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

    Bubble Software

    When evaluating Bubble Innovator against the competition, we felt that Bubble Innovator gave us the flexibility that we were looking for. Other solutions tended to have some hardwired functionality. Bubble Innovator was a great fit for managing our projects and was efficient to deploy, especially within our existing business processes.
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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

    Bubble Software

    • Increased efficiency at several levels - Proejct Teams/Project Managers/Portfolio Decsision Makers
    • Driven consistency of process and reporting across a complex global organization
    • Greater visibility of NPD pipeline has led to improved cross functional alignment on priorites
    • Improved portfolio decision making capability
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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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