Gartner Research

Move Away From Waterfall to Agile and Product-Centric Delivery Methods

Published: 26 September 2018

ID: G00360414

Analyst(s): Nathan Wilson, Matthew Hotle

Summary

Meeting the needs of digital delivery can’t be done using waterfall methods alone. Waterfall is simply too slow and inaccurate for digital work. Application leaders that want to make the shift to digital must also adopt agile, product-centric delivery models.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Deliver on Successful Digital Strategies by Moving to a Product-Centric, More-Agile Delivery Model
  • Improve Waterfall Results by Moving to an Incremental Waterfall Method Where Organizational Barriers to Agile Methods Exist
    • Hybrid Agile Forms
  • Summary

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