TOOLS FOR SOFTWARE LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT
Agile prioritises people over tools, and so do we, but we also use tools to help give people and interactions some extra juice. Practically all of our tools were born from a need we had in our own development process. Xpand IT as an Atlassian partner provide several tools that cover the full SLM (Software Lifecycle Management) Process.
JIRA + GREENHOPPER FOR AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Coupled with the Greenhopper plugin, JIRA is the foundation of a powerful agile platform for developers to plan releases, gather feedback, track issues and manage project status.
Useful for: Developer, Team Lead and Product Manager
Designed for: agile planning, gathering customer feedback and monitoring team performance
Learn more: Take the JIRA + GreenHopper feature tour
CONFLUENCE FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
The Atlassian Confluence software is a collaborative platform for managing and sharing information that will allow the connection between employees of the organization and content developed. This tool is be able to facilitate the innovation process in organizations, through better knowledge management. The Confluence allows you to create and manage contextual information spaces, offering them online for everyone to create, share, discuss and find documents.
The main features of the confluence: i) creating pages or blogs; ii) share files easily and quickly; iii) make the connection between the developers and company contents; iv) knowledge management, and many others features.
With 11,800 customers in 100 countries, Atlassian Confluence is used as a collaboration tool for organizational intranets, websites, project management and many other features.
FISHEYE FOR CODE ANALYSIS
With FishEye's insight into a source code repository agile developers can find code fast, get notified about relevant code changes and receive useful metrics on team performance.
Useful for: Developers (find code fast), Team Leads (metrics on the team and each developer) and Technical Leads (RSS for a branch)
Designed for: lightning feedback and team performance metrics
Learn more: Take the FishEye feature tour
BAMBOO FOR CONTINUOUS INTEGRATION
Agile developers use continuous integration to get the most from their unit tests. Set up Bamboo to get instantaneous feedback on the impact of each commit and monitor build metrics.
Useful for: Developers (learn about their commits), Team Leads (get build stats fast) and Testers (perform integration and performance tests early in the game)
Designed for: Testing early and often (CI Whitepaper), lightning feedback (two way IM) and team performance metrics
Learn more: Take the Bamboo feature tour
CLOVER FOR CODE COVERAGE
The ultimate Java code coverage tool for agile development, Clover accurately assesses the impact on your tests and notifies you of test coverage gaps before it is too late.
Useful for: Developers and testers
Designed for: Testing early and often and lightning feedback
Learn more: Take the Clover feature tour
CRUCIBLE FOR CODE REVIEWS
Crucible's integrates peer code review directly into your work habits. Agile developers use Crucible get timely feedback on their code and maintain metrics and an audit trail.
Useful for: Developer (Distributed review), Team lead (get developers to learn from each other) and Technical lead (Get metrics on audit trail on who did what and why)
Designed for: Testing Early and often (pre-commit reviews), lightning Feedback (review notifications), Performance Metrics (reports and audit trail)
Learn more: Take the Crucible feature tour