TechValidate Research on Jira Align

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352 Customers Surveyed

2,540 Data Points Collected

34 Published TechFacts

3 Published Charts

9 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Jira Align Customer Research

Telecom Survey Reveals High Productivity Increases

By what percentage did Jira Align increase the productivity of your software teams?

Greater than 40%: 21%
30-40%: 14%
20-30%: 17%
10-20%: 21%
Up to 10%: 28%

Jira Align Case Study

Dimension Data

Introduction

This case study of Dimension Data – NY is based on a February 2019 survey of Jira Align customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Jira Align makes it easy to relate to SAFe best practices. It has a great team view for Jira and enables higher level PI Planning.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Jira Align:

  • Decided to look for a new Enterprise Agile Planning tool for the following reasons:
    • Because their previous tool was too complicated/unreliable/didn’t scale
    • Because they needed a tool to support SAFe or other scaled agile framework
    • To gain robust agile portfolio management solution
    • To gain visibility above the team level
  • Vendors evaluated before choosing Jira Align:
    • Atlassian Jira Portfolio Plugin

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Jira Align that the surveyed company uses:

  • Integrates the following tools with Jira Align:
    • Jira
  • Level of agreement that Jira Align is:
    • Designed to let the teams use the tools they want without any disruption to their work in process: very strongly agree
    • Built for scale: very strongly agree
    • Transformative: very strongly agree
    • Outcome driven: very strongly agree
  • Jira Align’s capabilities compared to the competition:
    • SAFe Support: best in class
    • Project and program portfolio: best in class
    • Product roadmapping: best in class
    • Integration w/3rd party tools: best in class
    • Scrum team support: best in class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Jira Align:

  • Jira Align capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Performance: best in class
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Reliability: best in class
    • Scalability: best in class
    • User interface: significantly better
  • Confirmed that it took 1 – 3 Months to realize benefits from Jira Align after implementation was complete.
  • Operational benefits their organization realized following the implementation of Jira Align:
    • They were able to create consistency/collaboration across the organization
    • Accelerated framework (SAFe, Scrum@ Scale, etc) implementation
    • Top to bottom visibility and transparency
    • Better PI/Program planning capabilities
  • Agreed that Jira Align increased the productivity of their software teams by more than 40%.

Jira Align Case Study

Charter Communications, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Charter Communications, Inc. is based on a February 2019 survey of Jira Align customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I can easily drill from top to bottom in my portfolio for full visibility. Jira Align saves me time and is easy to use.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Jira Align:

  • Decided to look for a new Enterprise Agile Planning tool for the following reasons:
    • Because their previous tool was too complicated/unreliable/didn’t scale
  • Vendors evaluated before choosing Jira Align:
    • CA Agile Central/Rally (now Broadcom)
    • Aha
    • Atlassian Jira Portfolio Plugin

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Jira Align that the surveyed company uses:

  • Integrates the following tools with Jira Align:
    • Jira
    • GitLab
  • Level of agreement that Jira Align is:
    • Designed to let the teams use the tools they want without any disruption to their work in process: very strongly agree
    • Built for scale: very strongly agree
    • Transformative: strongly agree
    • Outcome driven: very strongly agree
  • Jira Align’s capabilities compared to the competition:
    • SAFe Support: best in class
    • Project and program portfolio: best in class
    • Product roadmapping: best in class
    • Integration w/3rd party tools: best in class
    • Scrum team support: best in class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Jira Align:

  • Jira Align capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Performance: significantly better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: best in class
    • User interface: significantly better
  • Confirmed that it took < 1 Month to realize benefits from Jira Align after implementation was complete.
  • Operational benefits their organization realized following the implementation of Jira Align:
    • Top to bottom visibility and transparency
    • Better PI/Program planning capabilities
  • Agreed that Jira Align increased the productivity of their software teams by 10-20%.

Jira Align Customer Research

Top Team Tools Used With Jira Align

Select which team tools you integrate with Jira Align.

Jira
74%
None – we use Jira Align team’s tool
19%
GitLab
9%
TFS/ Azure DevOps (FKA VSTS)
4%
RTC
1%
CA Agile Central/Rally (now Broadcom)
0%
Collabnet/VersionOne
0%
Other
4%

Jira Align Customer Fact

Best in Class SAFe Support for Executives

Compared to other EAP solutions, a Fortune 500 Financial Services company rated Jira Align’s SAFe support as best in class.

Jira Align Customer Statistic

Scaling Frameworks With Jira

74% of surveyed organizations who needed a tool to support SAFe or other scaled agile frameworks use Jira integrated with Jira Align.

74%


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About Jira Align

After two decades of learning how to build software with agile, the way we do agile in large enterprises still feels painful. Tools and processes are still too disparate. Insights still arrive too slowly. Collaboration is still inefficient. That is, until now. With AgileCraft you can put the right information, at the right time, into the hands of the people that use it to collaborate and make decisions.

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