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Likelihood to Recommend

BugHerd

Bugherd is well suited to our needs because it's an intuitive tool that doesn't require a ton of training, and we are working with a development agency to improve our backend and communicate issues to developers. From what I've seen, it does require you to use Chrome, which might not be perfect for other companies but it great for us. The tool has great functionality for tracking and allows you to move bugs into stages like "doing", "done" or "backlog". The screenshot tool has been super easy to use, and when we do have a bug that requires multiple screenshots, it's easy to open up a newly submitted ticket to attach a custom screenshot. It isn't easy to track down a specific bug you've logged if there are hundreds, so be prepared to dig quite a bit if you're using it for extensive testing and find yourself trying to go back
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JIRA

Despite my frustrations with our team's specific setups, I have to say that JIRA is truly a wonderful project management tool for large teams and companies. If your team is very small, simpler software would probably meet your needs. But JIRA offers so many features, giving you granular control over every element of your board, and integrating seamlessly with Confluence and Salesforce. JIRA has become the hub of our product team.
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Pros

BugHerd

  • Track web development bugs and issues
  • Capture screenshots, browser details, device details, screen size details and user comments.
  • Manage the list of bugs, assign them to a developer and give them due date and priority.
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JIRA

  • JIRA is an excellent tool to connect different teams and work styles in an efficient way, without being too specific for some of them.
  • It has a lot of features and settings to offer which really enable you to plan a task in a very detailed way.
  • Thanks to the different conditions of a task, the status can be tracked easily and everyone always knows who's the one who has to provide input.
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Cons

BugHerd

  • You could add more users for your levels to allow more clients to add feedback.
  • You could allow color changes for websites that are light/dark to display more easily.
  • You could work to allow easier use on mobile devices.
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JIRA

  • Atlassian recently made a number of UI changes to both JIRA and Confluence. The Confluence changes negatively impact productivity by hampering what used to be a relatively straightforward navigation process. JIRA received an analogous set of changes; while less egregious, I find the new look increases my eye strain when trying to find needed information. New users may not have as much difficulty, but you should try it for yourself.
  • Atlassian offers both a Cloud and on-premise solution; the Cloud version doesn't offer many customizations and plugins that are present on the on-prem (server) version.
  • The amount of customization offered by JIRA is a blessing and a curse. Generally speaking, it's important to keep things as simple as possible; avoid adding custom fields or super involved workflows as much as possible (though the default workflow doesn't work in most situations based upon my experience).
  • You'll need to nominate someone in your organization to own the JIRA effort -- this person should have a reasonable knowledge of JIRA administration but also have the ability to fairly present options and solutions as issues arise. If you don't have someone in this org but opt for a committee of sorts your instance can become a true mess and will negatively impact productivity.
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Likelihood to Renew

BugHerd

No score
No answers yet
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JIRA

JIRA 5.4
Based on 33 answers
I do not make decisions at my new company, so it's out of my hands. I will say that we're in dire need of a new Project Tracking suite, but I'm not sure how interested they'd be in building something from the ground up. But, if discussions turn to blowing up our current solution and going in another direction, I will be recommending JIRA, and offering to take lead in it's implementation.
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Usability

BugHerd

BugHerd 9.0
Based on 1 answer
BugHerd is an easy-to-use, highly intuitive tool that fits seamlessly into our web development process. It is easy for all users to use, web developers, project managers, testers and clients. Clients are able to easily pin bugs and provide explanatory feedback that allows our team to fix what is broken and incorporate client feedback.
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JIRA

JIRA 8.2
Based on 25 answers
JIRA's UI is very difficult to navigate. It is almost impossible to find things. I find myself just using the address bar and putting in the ID numbers as I can't find what I need anywhere else. There is no one place to do tasks but many and many ways to get there and this causes confusion.
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Support

BugHerd

BugHerd 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Truthfully, we have had very little need for BugHerd support, as the tool is intuitive and does not have many bugs of its own. They have a pretty solid help/FAQ section and their support people have been reasonably responsive the few times we have needed to contact customer support. We have had our issues resolved and questions answered.
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JIRA

JIRA 8.4
Based on 14 answers
I haven't had to interact with their support team, outside of maybe reading some online help or blog articles. So I can't really comment on their support team, but the fact that I haven't needed to use them says quite a lot about the quality and ease of use of this system.
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Implementation

BugHerd

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

JIRA

JIRA 9.0
Based on 1 answer
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

BugHerd

It was a good fit for our team.
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JIRA

JIRA support has been incredibly helpful with any issues that have come up, from technical glitches (few and far between) and increasing user knowledge of the capability of JIRA. The capabilities of JIRA are endless and can be adapted to fit nearly any organizations individual needs. JIRA also has a vast capability to integrate with a variety of software products used throughout many different companies.
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Return on Investment

BugHerd

  • This tool has helped us simplify communication with developers in other countries and have conversations about multiple issues all on one platform.
  • We're able to give additional context and clarification when asked and it removes the delay between follow up when the conversation goes directly to the person who reported the issue.
  • The sheer number of bugs we have to log on a massive project made this an ideal choice over a spreadsheet or other kind of tool. The image capture was necessary for the context needed to quickly resolve questions.
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JIRA

  • As a product manager I needed to make sure that all teams were aware of priority and that new items went through triage and were accounted for in a timely manner. JIRA took us away from the headache of spreadsheets and daily meetings, to one transparent system with real time dashboards that required no meetings. People could just do their work because they knew what was the next most important item. This must have saved hundreds of thousands of hours over the years.
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Pricing Details

BugHerd

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

JIRA

General

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

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