Jira Core is Jira Software’s simplified version for more general project management not specific to software development. Users can use it over the cloud or host it on their own server. We compiled user reviews from around the web and found that Jira Core has mostly positive ratings. We also compared the most popular pricing options for small business owners.
Jira Core Customer Reviews
Ease of Use: Good
Customer Service: Good
Summary of Jira Core Reviews
What Jira Core does well:
Users who gave Jira Core a positive review think that it works well for project creation and tracking. They said that they are able to easily keep an eye on all their processes and progress.
What Jira Core does not do well:
There weren’t a lot of negative reviews about Jira Core, but some users felt that because it is feature-rich, it is difficult to learn and get used to the software.
Most Helpful Positive User Review
A positive reviewer from the site Software Advice said that it’s excellent for project tracking and pulling stats for their business. She said this compliments the agile process and that the email alerts on changes to projects have made it a breeze to keep track of progress.
Most Helpful Negative User Review
A reviewer from G2 Crowd said that because of how versatile Jira Core is, it can get complicated to edit projects because of the massive number of moving parts involved. However, she also said that this is something that gets easier as users get more familiar with the software.
Other Jira Core Reviews From Users Around the Web
Here are a few other resources for finding helpful Jira Core reviews from customers. We rated the review sites on a scale from poor to excellent based on how trustworthy and useful the reviews seemed.
|*Average rating as of date article was written: Sept 27, 2017|
Jira Core Pricing
Jira Core has two pricing options for their cloud-hosted services depending on the maximum number of users. One is a $10 monthly flat fee for up to 10 users, and the other is $5 per month (per user) for teams of 11-100 users. They offer discounts amounting to 2 months free to users who opt for annual billing.
|Price (Billed Monthly)|
|Identity Manager Add-on*|
|Business Project Templates|
They also have options for users who prefer the self-hosted version of the software with a one-time payment that ranges between $10-$24,000, depending on the maximum number of users. Self-hosted Jira Core is made for large, growing teams and can cater to over 10,000 users.
Features like quick overview, customized dashboards, and pre-defined reports help users comprehensively measure their team’s performance. These help in following the status of every project and the contribution of every team member.
*The Identity Manager add-on is for teams that require an enhanced level of authentication. This add-on includes SAML single sign on, two-step verification, among others.