Jira vs Microsoft SharePoint

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Jira vs SharePoint: What are the differences?

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..

What is SharePoint? Content collaboration for the modern workplace. It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.

Jira belongs to "Issue Tracking" category of the tech stack, while SharePoint can be primarily classified under "File Storage".

According to the StackShare community, Jira has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2128 company stacks & 1530 developers stacks; compared to SharePoint, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

Decisions about Jira and Microsoft SharePoint
Jakub Olan
Node.js Software Engineer · | 4 upvotes · 147.1K views

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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Pros of Jira
Pros of Microsoft SharePoint
  • 305
    Powerful
  • 253
    Flexible
  • 148
    Easy separation of projects
  • 111
    Run in the cloud
  • 104
    Code integration
  • 56
    Easy to use
  • 50
    Run on your own
  • 37
    Great customization
  • 37
    Easy Workflow Configuration
  • 25
    REST API
  • 11
    Great Agile Management tool
  • 7
    Integrates with virtually everything
  • 4
    Confluence
  • 3
    Sentry Issues Integration
  • 2
    Complicated
  • 1
    Stable Platform
  • 1
    Seamless intergration with MS Office
  • 1
    Great online support
  • 1
    Secure

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Cons of Jira
Cons of Microsoft SharePoint
  • 6
    Rather expensive
  • 3
    Large memory requirement
  • 2
    Rigid, hard to add external applicaions

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What is Jira?

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.

What is Microsoft SharePoint?

It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.

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