Who Uses SpiraPlan?

Program and portfolio managers and IT professionals looking for a tool to help them analyze, plan and execute complex software programs using an agile methodology such as Scrum, Kanban or XP.

What Is SpiraPlan?

SpiraPlan is the Enterprise Agile Program Management tool that lets all your projects work in harmony!
With SpiraPlan, manage your tasks, issues, code and risks quickly and easily. Synchronize your projects, programs and resources to make sure the right people are doing the right work to meet your goals. SpiraPlan helps you set goals and execute on them with real-time, cross-project reporting. If you need to deliver on-time and on-budget, while tracking in all, SpiraPlan has you covered.

SpiraPlan Details

Inflectra

http://www.inflectra.com

Founded 2006

Support

  • Business Hours
  • Online

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Installed - Windows
  • Mobile - iOS Native
  • Mobile - Android Native

Training

  • In Person
  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation
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SpiraPlan pricing overview

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SpiraPlan does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. SpiraPlan paid version starts at USD 46.66/month.


Starting Price

USD 46.66/month. See pricing details

Free Version

No

Free Trial

SpiraPlan Features

  • Backlog Management
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Kanban Board
  • Negative Feedback Management
  • Prioritization
  • Request Management
  • Resource Management
  • Retrospectives Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Supports Scrum
  • Team Management
  • Template Management
  • Workflow Management

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  • Bug Tracking
  • Issue Management
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Prioritization
  • Product Roadmapping
  • Requirements Management
  • Resource Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Supports Agile
  • Supports Scrum
  • Task Management
  • Testing / QA Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking

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  • Agile Methodologies
  • Budget Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customizable Templates
  • Gantt Charts
  • Idea Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Resource Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Traditional Methodologies

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  • Budgeting
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Dashboard
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Planning
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Requirements Management
  • Resource Management
  • Task Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking

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  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Auditing
  • Business Process Control
  • Compliance Management
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
  • Exceptions Management
  • IT Risk Management
  • Internal Controls Management
  • Legal Risk Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Reputational Risk Management
  • Response Management
  • Risk Assessment

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  • Collaboration Tools
  • Create Subtasks
  • Gamification
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Mobile Access
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Recurring Task Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Spreadsheet View
  • Task Board View
  • Time Tracking
  • To-Do List View

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SpiraPlan Reviews

Showing 5 of 15 reviews

Overall
3.9/5
Ease of Use
3.9/5
Customer Service
4.5/5
Features
3.8/5
Value for Money
4.7/5
Jim R.
Principal Consultant
Computer Software, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 04/08/2017

"Very satisfied with SpiraTeam's requirements management features and functions."

Comments: I can easily manage software requirements for any size software development project.

Pros: The value for the money. I primarily use SpiraTeam for requirements management. From that perspective alone, SpiraTeam's functionality is as good or better than IBM/Rational, HP, or ReqTool. To have all the other functionality (test management, task management, Kanban, reporting, etc.) include in the package is a true value-add.

Cons: It's a minor inconvenience: response time when first logging-in to the system is somewhat slow. But once the system responds to my login attempt, response time is acceptable - at least as good as other cloud-based systems I use.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 04/08/2017
Dennis L.
Functional Analyst
Medical Devices, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    4/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/12/2019

"Our R&D - managed, at last!"

Comments: We used a maintenance release for one of our medical devices as a trial. Spira allowed very easy control of Requirements and Test artifacts and especially traceability and traceability reporting, which is vital for e.g. the FDA submissions.

Pros: * Easy to set up (meaning the project templates, users, customizable fields, etc.)
* Very good integration possibilities with other tools
* Attractive GUI
* Great customization possibilities for reports
* REST API available and well documented

Cons: * Support for reviews is a bit rudimentary - this is, IMO, the weakest part of the tool. We'd prefer to have the possibility to submit sets of artifacts for review, defined review groups, and allow adding Approvals and Discussion threads (similar to e.g. Gitlab)

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/12/2019
Peter B.
Managing Director
Information Technology & Services, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 16/09/2020

"So Easy to Implement"

Comments: Excellent! I've used other ALMs in the past and this is, by far, the easiest and most flexible of them. It just makes sense!

Pros: The software is highly intuitive and incredibly easy to implement within either a new or structured environment. Set-up and configuration to meet my business needs was simple and the online manuals and YouTube guides were a real asset. The product is easy to customise and use and you can have a relatively non-technical team using it in no time, even business people!

Cons: The Reporting suite could be better. It's a little clunky to customise but the out-of-the-box reports are more than adequate to get started and will, in most instances, meet all of a Project's needs.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 16/09/2020
Bernardo B.
Senior Manager
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    3/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    3/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 01/08/2017

"We've used SpiraTeam in my company for over 5 years and it is great tool for Test Management."

Pros: I'd like to have versioning for requirements and others, Faster UI and Navigation. Dashboards with all the needed reports and graphs

Cons: When lots of test cases are created the app gets sloppy and confused
Missing dashboards and better reports

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 01/08/2017
Brian K.
Quality Assurance Specialist
Paper & Forest Products, 1,001-5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 27/07/2017

"Great product for managing your software development projects at a reasonable price"

Comments: A full ALM for our company to support a major multi year ERP implementation. Minimal setup and training was required and the tool has proved reliable for us.

Pros: When evaluating solutions for an Application Lifecycle Management tool it became clear to me that the choice would be SpiraTeam (including SpiraPlan). For the price to feature ratio, it could do everything and more than we would need. With the ability to just add additionally licenses as our team grew it provided the flexibility we needed.
The support team at Inflectra is also top notch. Any time I had a question/issue, they were there to help in a quick and friendly manner.

Cons: Some areas of the application UI can be a little clunky and unintuitive at times. Inflectra does take user feedback seriously though and I have been able to work with them to resolve most issues we faced.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 27/07/2017