Jira Software vs. Planview ProjectPlace

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Jira Software
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
JIRA Software is an application lifecycle management solution for software development teams. It allows users to create, prioritize and track the progress of tasks across multiple team members, and offers a wide range of integrations. It is offered via the cloud and local servers.
$10
per month
Planview ProjectPlace
Score 7.3 out of 10
N/A
Projectplace is a collaborative work management solution. The vendor says the product is built with teams of all sizes and complexity in mind, from virtual teams of five to entire global enterprises with tens of thousands of active users. It is also designed to incorporate waterfall and agile workflows.
$29
per seat
Pricing
Jira SoftwarePlanview ProjectPlace
Editions & Modules
Standard
$7
Per User Per Month
Premium
$14
Per User Per Month
Free
Free
Enterprise
Contact Sales
Projectplace Enterprise
$29.00
per seat
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Jira SoftwarePlanview ProjectPlace
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Jira SoftwarePlanview ProjectPlace
Considered Both Products
Jira Software
Chose Jira Software
As mentioned before, JIRA is a very big tool which also is the reason why we're using it for complex tasks in our company. Other project management tools are often easier to use and have a nicer UI but they simply don't offer the same amount of settings and features.
Planview ProjectPlace
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Projectplace was more usable and knitted together from the outset than as with Wrike or having to customize a lot of features and workflows as with JIRA.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
We stopped using JIRA because it was not possible to handle multiple projects interacting together and because the cloud edition was too slow.

Projectplace is faster, but we still encounter difficulties with handling multiple projects interacting together.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
To me, ProjectPlace is the winner above and beyond all of these. Similar or less expensive, and far more practical functionality. Rather than try to be all things to all people, it focuses on basic functions that apply to most businesses. Beyond Asana, JIRA, and Trello (which …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
JIRA was meant for software development, as I said before. It isn't very good for copywriters and designers. I would never work at an organization that used JIRA for copywriting work unless they paid me a lot of money to deal with that frustration. ProjectPlace is great.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
We selected Planview Projectplace since while Jira is great for Agile software teams, often there was a barrier to entry for project and program managers who were more interested in higher level task tracking around deliverables, etc. Planview Projectplace had enough features …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Planview Projectplace gives Jira a very tough competition in terms of its very powerful Kanban feature set. Its tracking individual tasks and workload in one single view is also one up on Jira.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
[In my experience] Jira is more refined, better looking, and easier to become familiar with. Also, the massive market share of Jira helps in consultancy as you can switch between clients easily. Projectplace has many powerful tools but so does Jira, and Jira integrates with our …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Most of these others don't have many of the features that are available in Planview Projectplace. The agile methodology is in a true sense covered by Planview Projectplace, not by Asana nor Wrike. In Confluence, one has to link up with Jira for full functionality, but in …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
While I am familiar with a lot of other tools available in the market, my recent experience with Planview Projectplace tools was very positive.
Gantt charts and reports are the best features of the tools, as they help you present your work in a more engaging way. It performs …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Planview Projectplace and these other project management tools stack up in an honestly very similar way, most offer a similar suite of tools and helpful ways to track and plan all your projects and tasks. I think that Planview Projectplace ultimately has most of the great …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Planview has many features for managing and prioritizing projects, cost effective solution and easy to implement. Manage and execute all types of work, efficiently and effectively leverage resources and technology.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
The visuals and functionality of Projectplace, version control and document storage capabilities are the best compared to the tools I have used above
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Projectplace enables all the users in one single tool to have access to many features: planning of projects, the definition of To Dos, sharing of documents, the creation of documents, communication with project stakeholders whether it be internal or external, have a global …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Project place does not replace any of the listed products except for MS Project. We like project place for schedule alignment, easy project switching, and time tracking. The other programs are still used for issue tracking, investigations, documentation, and reporting of …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Projectplace works the best for our kind of work because it's not too complicated to ensure a fast project management but it's also not too stripped down so we still can add all the details and files we need.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
I wasn't the decision maker.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
  • ASANA - It's very limited since we can't illustrate GANTT charts in the same way as with Projectplace.
  • JIRA - Software heavy and not really for us as a customer-focused project department.
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Our organization has mainly used task management tools such as CA service desk, Jira software or Gantt based project management tools such as Microsoft project. However we have chosen Projectplace for the management of European R&D projects for its repository and its …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
It is a full and finished software product. Atlassian can be a complete solution after choosing what exactly what extensions you need. That is a lot of work.
If you just want a complete system, you can use projectplace; it satisfies our wishes perfectly.
In the end, all of the …
Chose Planview ProjectPlace
Projectplace is oriented to foster communication within the projects which is a key (if not the most important) feature of a PPM tool.
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Jira SoftwarePlanview ProjectPlace
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Jira Software
-
Ratings
Planview ProjectPlace
8.2
192 Ratings
9% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings8.4185 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings7.9154 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings8.4166 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.0165 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings8.8187 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings7.9146 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings8.2137 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings8.1178 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings8.1158 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings8.2147 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings8.2129 Ratings
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User Ratings
Jira SoftwarePlanview ProjectPlace
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(187 ratings)
8.0
(192 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(35 ratings)
9.5
(9 ratings)
Usability
7.1
(28 ratings)
8.4
(76 ratings)
Availability
5.3
(3 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Performance
8.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
8.8
(23 ratings)
7.8
(74 ratings)
Online Training
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
7.7
(8 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Jira SoftwarePlanview ProjectPlace
Likelihood to Recommend
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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Planview
ProjectPlace has formats that ensure every project is handled in a friendly manner and that results attained are optimal. Besides, ProjectPlace has an excellent time locating system, where every action is well planned and resources channeled to meet the needs. Further, ProjectPlace has the conventional way of demand planning by learning the market.
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Pros
Atlassian
  • Running sprints and tracking progress of roadmap, epics, story, task and subtask
  • The user interface is great. It allows tables inside details, have common shortcuts and clean design.
  • Can create custom dashboards and can view data in multiple ways
  • Advanced access rights based on role
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Planview
  • As a cloud based solution, Projectplace is one of the few true multiple location, multi person project management tools available for large teams. The reliability for large projects (with teams of anywhere between 50-200+ people) was a huge selling point for this and I witnessed this first hand.
  • The Windows and Mac applications for Projectplace are well designed and work impressively well for a project management tool. I found most of the teams had either application installed on their machine and did not have any complaints about it.
  • Features like AI and project management viewing styles like Kanban, Ganntt and others make the experience customizable for each user and made them adapt it to their preferred project management style.
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Cons
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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Planview
  • Under the time tracking, it would be nice to have a set template that would load each week and not have to click a button to load the previous week's template.
  • Somehow making it more intuitive.
  • Having to add in each service line and each detail that I cover for every service line each week is a bit ridiculous.
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Likelihood to Renew
Atlassian
This is because Jira Software generates a huge profit for an affordable price. Having a tool that makes team management transparent and effective is very valuable.
In addition, the renewal of Jira Software and all Atlassian tools is predictable and clear, as the prices are published on the Atlassian website and there is no pyramid of intermediaries.
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Planview
We're committed now & have >50 users on Projectplace. All our projects are now tracked in the tool. We this investment of time & training, the cost of maintaining Projectplace is relatively low for the benefit. So we will renew, even if there are some idiosyncrasies in the tool & there are opportunities for improvement.
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Usability
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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Planview
Planview ProjectPlace is consistent in delivering the promised performance, which is a functional part that brings clarity. Further, Planview ProjectPlace increases the value of every transaction, where recording and documentation are well enhanced to bring a concrete way of business coordination. Finally, Planview ProjectPlace has an orderly way of bringing substantial communications.
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Reliability and Availability
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
Planview
No downtime-issues since the implementation. It has been very stable
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Support Rating
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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Planview
Planview ProjectPlace is quite complex, but it demands better engagement with various stakeholders to initiate a useful work environment. There are credible ways of establishing more live engagement, from direct chats and audio engagements. More so, Planview ProjectPlace is more formal, and this limits some users from outlining their demands or desires in matters of program performance.
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Online Training
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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Planview
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
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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Planview
create an extensive change management process to help folks embrace the change
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Alternatives Considered
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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Planview
It offers a simpler alternative that's easier to manage by the less tech-savvy people. I also think that Planview Projectplace has managed to keep the product updated compared to other project management tools. Miro is perhaps the one that comes to mind, but while evaluating, we saw fewer issues with Planview Projectplace. Overall, the decision came down to the project manager, that had previous experience and recommended the product. For me, using a product from a smaller company is better because I know that there will be a focus on improving it, unlike, for example, Microsoft products that can be discontinued at any moment.
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Scalability
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
Planview
It is a bit more difficult to fluently use in large scale implementations
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Return on Investment
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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Planview
  • [We have the] ability to support remote work through projects that scale across multiple groups
  • We have large-scale quarterly projects, so the ability to save and duplicate project templates are helpful for us to keep track of tasks down to the specific card
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ScreenShots

Planview ProjectPlace Screenshots

Screenshot of Collaborative Workstream: Streamlined interaction between activities, boards and cards. Plan and follow up in the Gantt while your team enjoys executing and collaborating for optimum productivity on the Kanban boards.Screenshot of Document Management: Ensure changes to documents are visible in real-time. Version control ensures that team members see the latest document versions with access to document history.Screenshot of Gantt Charts: Plan and visualize every step of your work and projects with Projectplace Gantt Charts. Track progress to make sure you'll meet your deadlines and know when things are not happening on time.Screenshot of Kanban Boards: Enable your team to execute and collaborate for optimum productivity on Kanban Boards. Get activity notifications, messaging and visualize progress of day-to-day tasks.Screenshot of Workload View: Visualize the workload of members in all workspaces to determine whether a team member is overloaded with work, or has room to do more.Screenshot of Workspace Overview: Get an overview of all your work and tasks that have been assigned to you across all workspaces. Add personal tasks that only you can see to get a complete picture of what's on your plate.