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Difference between Jira and Trello?

I'm confused what the difference is between Jira and Trello. They both seem similar with how they have boards. 

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Hi! 

 

Trello is so easy and flexible collaboration tool based on kanban boards. 

I hope this explanation more will be clear - > https://help.trello.com/article/708-what-is-trello

Jira is an issue tracking tool (also, flexible, but more  interesting features includes) that assists agile teams to plan as well as manage their projects. JIRA has different types of versions developed to serve different use-case scenarios. These are:

  1. Jira Core - General business projects tracking, Task tracking, Task reporting,Task Management,General process management through workflows.
  2. Jira Software - Software Development, Virtual Scrum and Kanban boards, Backlog planning and issue assignment, Agile reporting, reporting of issue, sprint, and product release progress.
  3. Jira Service Desk - Help desk desk management, Incident or Problem management, Change management, Customer self-service portal powered with Knowledge Base, Tracking of Service Level Agreement.
  4. Jira Ops - Modern incident management with one place to respond, resolve, and learn from every incident.

Of course, you need to determine what is the your use case. And evaluate it. 

 

In summary: 

Trello is a "board" based tracker :) 

Jira is issue based tracker. (I mean was developed early). Of course, it has boards.

 

References:

https://www.atlassian.com/software

https://www.cprime.com/what-is-jira/

https://trello.com/tour

 

 

Cheers,

Gonchik Tsymzhitov

Please keep in mind also that Trello is not supported by the Atlassian team in full more than likely at this point as it was acquired in 2017. Atlassian products are the four tools plus more in the above listing from @Gonchik Tsymzhitov

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Brittany Joiner Community Leader Jan 31, 2019

The way that I like to think of it is that Trello is a digital whiteboard with sticky notes, and you can add some advanced features and integrations on top of that. But if you need something incredibly advanced and feature-rich, ie - you have a lot of depenancies or organizing complex team structures, you might need something like Jira.

In my experience, it works better to start with a simpler/easier to use solution- like Trello. And see if that fits your needs. If you find it doesn't solve your problem, try out something a little more advanced, but just keep in mind that there will be much more of a learning curve for you as you set it up and get your team members on board.

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