JIRA reviews from startup founders

84 reviews by founders
March 22, 2017

Our engineering team uses JIRA and they are pretty happy with it.

Todd Olson

CEO & Founder - Pendo

March 18, 2017

We use JIRA on the dev side. We were on Pivotal Tracker before. The primary benefit with JIRA is that we integrated everything with it. It is highly customizable.

Josh Szmajda

CTO - Optoro

March 8, 2017

JIRA is a really good tool. We set up our own process and it is pretty fluid.

Oleg Campbell

CEO & Founder - Reply

JIRA - Best Internal Communication Tools for Startups

JIRA is the powerhouse of project management tools, boasting a flexible platform that’s geared specifically toward developers. While JIRA can handle a wide variety of tasks, including project planning, tracking and detailed release reporting, it has a decidedly technical bent. It’s not uncommon for companies to use JIRA only for their engineering teams, while all other teams use a lighter-weight tool like Trello or Asana.

Which startups use JIRA?

Because JIRA is so complex, smaller teams with simpler organizational needs tend to shy away from it in favor of something easier to use. As such, JIRA is disproportionately favored by larger series A and B companies that have plenty of employees and a more involved development process.

How much does JIRA cost?

JIRA has three packages, depending on your needs: a “for projects” package that handles issue tracking only; a “for development” package that handles both issue tracking and project management; and a “for service desk” package that also handles service requests. Like most project management tools, you can purchase a monthly subscription to JIRA that increases in cost depending on the number of users (the cheapest monthly package starts at $10 per month for 10 users), or you can purchase your own server. The latter option starts at $10 for 10 users, but jumps quickly to $1,200 as soon as you exceed 10 users; at that point, the payments shift from monthly to annual and the you (the user) are responsible for server management.

Vendor info

Visit the website: https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira

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