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Confluence vs Pivotal Tracker: What are the differences?

What is Confluence? One place to share, find, and collaborate on information. Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.

What is Pivotal Tracker? Build better software, faster. Collaborative, lightweight agile project management tool, brought to you by the experts in agile software development.

Confluence can be classified as a tool in the "Project Management" category, while Pivotal Tracker is grouped under "Agile Project Management".

Some of the features offered by Confluence are:

  • Spaces
  • Pages
  • Editor

On the other hand, Pivotal Tracker provides the following key features:

  • Tracker Story- simple story editing and drag-and-drop prioritization
  • Velocity and Emergent Iterations- Tracker calculates future iterations automatically, based on historical performance.
  • Release and Scope Management- Completion dates are calculated automatically, based on velocity - your live measure of historical performance. See impact on scope as new stories are added immediately, and move stories around easily via drag and drop as priorities change.

"Wiki search power" is the top reason why over 88 developers like Confluence, while over 70 developers mention "Agile" as the leading cause for choosing Pivotal Tracker.

Facebook, Netflix, and Lyft are some of the popular companies that use Confluence, whereas Pivotal Tracker is used by Twitter, Groupon, and Zendesk. Confluence has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1172 company stacks & 655 developers stacks; compared to Pivotal Tracker, which is listed in 198 company stacks and 55 developer stacks.

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Pros of Confluence
Pros of Pivotal Tracker
  • 93
    Wiki search power
  • 61
    WYSIWYG editor
  • 41
    Full featured, works well with embedded docs
  • 2
    Expensive licenses
  • 73
    Agile
  • 58
    Easy to use
  • 51
    Nice UI
  • 37
    Scrum friendly
  • 27
    Simple estimation
  • 22
    Slack Integration
  • 13
    Velocity
  • 9
    Great support
  • 9
    Easy setup
  • 7
    It does the estimation better than we humans
  • 3
    Nice ios app
  • 2
    The right kind of simplicity

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Cons of Confluence
Cons of Pivotal Tracker
  • 3
    Expensive license
  • 2
    Can't seem to change the number of total points

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What is Confluence?

Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.

What is Pivotal Tracker?

It is a collaborative, lightweight agile project management tool, brought to you by the experts in agile software development.

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What companies use Pivotal Tracker?
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What are some alternatives to Confluence and Pivotal Tracker?
GitLab
GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
Jira
Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.
Microsoft SharePoint
It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
Basecamp
Basecamp is a project management and group collaboration tool. The tool includes features for schedules, tasks, files, and messages.
Slack
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
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