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Waterfalls, Products and Projects: A Primer to Software Development Methods

Published: 31 March 2010

ID: G00174914

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle


Many organizations don't completely understand what "agile," "iterative" and "waterfall" mean when it comes to software method selection. There are times when each is appropriate and is a reasonably clear framework to follow for selection.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Waterfall Methods
  • Iterative Methods
  • Agile Methods
  • Conclusions

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