Confluence vs Jira: What are the differences?
What is Confluence? One place to share, find, and collaborate on information. Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.
What is Jira? The #1 software development tool used by agile teams to plan, track, and release great software. Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster..
Confluence and Jira are primarily classified as "Project Management" and "Issue Tracking" tools respectively.
"Wiki search power" is the primary reason why developers consider Confluence over the competitors, whereas "Powerful" was stated as the key factor in picking Jira.
Pinterest, Twitter, and Coursera are some of the popular companies that use Jira, whereas Confluence is used by Facebook, Netflix, and LinkedIn. Jira has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2090 company stacks & 1470 developers stacks; compared to Confluence, which is listed in 1152 company stacks and 628 developer stacks.
Jira 's dashboards are great, but for wider collaboration, reporting to management, and to avoid informational siloes, Confluence is a wonderful place to share Jira Dashboards.
Atlassian Consultant Prodigy, Tom Harris, shares his thoughts on all the options for creating the best Jira reports in Confluence in the blog below.
YouTrack feels much more lightweight than Jira and additionally have all of features that Jira have, of course lacks at some analytics features, but it's more powerful at permission management and agile workflow. Additionally YouTrack have awesome integration with other JetBrains products such as incoming JetBrains Space and all other IDEs such as GoLand.
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