Considering Agile Tools within an ALM Framework

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.

—Steve Jobs

I typically do not discuss agile tooling when initially helping teams adopt Agile. I believe the initial focus should be on Agile values and principles and then the processes and practices. Agile tooling discussions should occur as a readiness activity within the RICH deployment model so that it is clear to the team what tools will be used within the project and product context.

From an agile perspective, ...

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