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Various JIRA Core articles state is is for business teams (non-software), but what about engineering development (non-software)? What do you recommend?

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I think that boards are so useful that I recommend JIRA Software far more often than JIRA Core. You can use JIRA without boards, but people don't like it as much

I agree. The boards are a must have.

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Depends on what you mean by engineering development (non-software). For example, do they need scrum boards? If so, you need JIRA software.

Check out https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwarecloud/jira-applications-overview-764478250.html for the full list of functionality offered by each JIRA application.

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Stewart, are you talking about PDLC instead of SDLC? Some of JIRA's features can be used with PDLC, but not fully. I want to pitch something else but I am bound not to smile

Yes, it is essentially a Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC). In some circles it could be called a Product Lifecycle Managemetn (PLM) as well. The activities include management and change tracking of engineering (non-software) developmental activities up to the point it would be put under full configuration management in a Product Data Management (PDM) system. Does that help?

Yep, I am working with something like that. JIRA as PLM. Stick with JIRA Software.

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