JIRA is Atlassian’s tracking and project management system, recently released in version 6.0. We recommend teams and business that work with other tools, such as ClearQuest, Trac, FogBugz, Mantis, HP Quality Center or Bugzilla, to consider the alternatives, no matter how established an existing system might be. What does JIRA offer, that other tools don’t?
A few weeks ago, Atlassian released Confluence 5, a major update of it’s enterprise software. A great occasion to review the development of Confluence since version 3.5, which is still running in many organizations. There have in fact been fundamental changes since Confluence 3.5. The following are the main features of the last big releases: