What’s the best software development methodology for enterprise-level projects?



Rapid Application Development6%

Agile Scrum45%

Agile Kanban6%

Dynamic System Development1%

Lean Software Development1%

Other .. please add it down2%


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Senior Software Architect / CTO in Software, 11 - 50 employees
For Enterprise, waterfall plus UX until the design is 90% complete, then when ready to build switch to agile scrum and iterate.  Designs are a guide, not a spec that must be followed exactly.  Planning is important. Coding without planning leads to much rework and potentially a scrap, redesign, and rebuild a few times.  I call it fall into agile
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Something else (comments below)1%


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CTO in Software, 201 - 500 employees
Without a doubt - Technical Debt! It's a ball and chain that creates an ever increasing drag on any organization, stifles innovation, and prevents transformation.
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