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Jira Software vs. Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Jira Software is built for every member of your software team to plan, track, and release great software. See how it stacks up against Rally Software.

Jira Software vs. Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally limits teams to operate according to its definition of agile. With Jira Software, your team can customize its workflow according to whatever flavor of agile works for your team.

Roadmaps

Sketch out the big picture and ensure your roadmap connects to your team's work.

Agile boards

Fit your framework: Scrum and kanban boards focus your team on delivering customer value, faster.

Workflow engine

Get started quickly with predefined workflows or design your own.

DevOps metrics

Bring information from your development tools into Jira and get visibility into your software pipeline.

Why choose Jira Software over Rally?

See what makes Jira Software the #1 software development tool used by agile teams.

Feature Comparison

Jira Software

Rally

Get started quickly and easily adapt to change

Get started today, no lengthy setup or implementation projects required. Teams can start work immediately and iteratively add more features as they go.

Jira Software

Rally

Customizable workflow engine

Regardless of your team's size or structure, Jira Software's dynamic workflow engine can be mapped to your team's unique workflow.

Jira Software

Rally

Marketplace with 1,000+ plug-and-play add-ons

Over 1,000 plug-and-play add-ons from the Atlassian Marketplace extend Jira Software to fit any use case or development process.

Jira Software

Rally

Built-in roadmaps

Quickly create a timeline of your plans, update your priorities as they change, visualize dependencies, and communicate the status of work to your stakeholders.

Jira Software

Rally

Customizable dashboard

Create custom dashboards in Jira Software that contain all the information you need to effectively plan and track your work.

Jira Software

Rally

Comprehensive agile reporting

Teams have access to more than a dozen reports with real-time, actionable insights into how their team is performing sprint over sprint.

Jira Software

Rally

Powerful search

Jira Software comes with advanced search capabilities powered by Jira Query Language that offers teams detailed views into their work.

Jira Software

Rally

Agile portfolio management tool

Get visibility across all teams and projects with Portfolio for Jira . Forecast release dates, manage team resources and track progress with real-time planning.

Jira Software

Rally

Enterprise-ready

Jira Software provides high availability, performance at scale and advanced security features like encryption at rest.

Jira Software

Rally

Transparent pricing

Scale your team with transparent pricing . No need to "contact us" and talk to a salesperson, instead get started in minutes with no credit card required.

Jira Software

Rally

Information effective July 24 2019

“Jira embraces the real agile philosophy by giving you a simple platform that is also highly customizable so that you can implement the process and elements that work best for your case/project and with a rich out-of-the-box feature set that represents elements of multiple agile project management techniques.”

Jorge S.

Review from G2

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Switch to Jira Software

All the features your team needs to build great software, at a fraction of the cost. Choose Jira Software today.