PRLog - Dec. 11, 2012 - The projects carried out in so many organizations around are mainly due to the efficiency of agile tools. Agile Tools are used for managing a project successfully in long run. There are too many methods that are used while processing a project and some of the well-known and most used methods (also known as agile tools) are Scrum, eXtreme Programming, Crystal, FDD, and DSDM.
What is the function of agile tools?
A well-developed Agile Tools used for project management is more effectual and desired by users for large scale businesses. However, it is strange but true that the Agile Manifesto is more in demand for individual resources. The way of using processes and tools is not quite fortified as per the manifesto. But as authenticity would have it, the above mentioned tools are more suitable to tackle a well-developed and open source project.These tools should have qualities like extended usability, capability to handle large and small projects alike, enhanced features and also has to be user-friendly.The Rational Unified Process (RUP) by IBM has been very useful and successful when used for difficult and hardcore projects.The basic aim of these project management tools is to smoothen the work and techniques of a business unit.
Importance of agile tools in open source projects --
The relationship between open source projects and Agile Toolsis quite old and firmly in place. There are various steps in the open source projects that use the tools successfully. Integration tools like Cruise Control and Hudson are very widely used in open source projects. For unit testing, Agile Tools like XUnit (JUnit, NUnit), and assorted Mock Objects structures are used more commonly. FitNesse, HttpUnit, and Fit are needed compulsorily to complete the acceptance testing phase. These tools are popular for one specific reason, they are performance driven development tools. Agilito, FireScrum, Scrinch are some of the other tools that are effective and form a part of the Agile Tools family.
The market is now almost flooded with Agile Tools. Vendors from everywhere have in their basket something new almost regularly that can be used in project development. One has the option of choosing from a gamut of tools there in the industry. Rommana Integrated Application Lifecycle Manager makes this system real easy as the process of choosing these tools by giving an unprejudicedview of the package and the impairment of the fullproject.The pioneers to make Agile Tools famous are Agilo, XPlanner, eXPlainPMT, Agilefant,and IceScrum. These tools are however believed to function better with medium scale units.
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