When should you use waterfall and when should you use agile? The usual answer to this question is vague: Apply each approach according to circumstances. This article discusses the main positive and negative aspects of the waterfall and agile approaches, deconstructing some of the myths behind them and suggesting where one could be used over the other according to different factors.
In a world where things progress at a rate that is faster than previous years, many people are becoming inclined towards Agile in their day-to-day, and they are leaving the Waterfall method behind. However, agile is fundamentally a revised version of waterfall that focuses more on projects where the dynamics are changing and the time required to market is less. The drawbacks of the waterfall method have been rectified to overcome the challenges faced while using this particular method during project execution - specifically for industries where there is more chaos and the requirements are unclear or changing. This webinar will address the similarities and differences of the Waterfall and Agile methods.
This introductory PDF presentation covers the two basic and most popular methodologies in project management: waterfall (which might be more properly called the "traditional" approach), and agile, a specific type based on a combination of an iterative and incremental process with a focus on customer satisfaction by rapid delivery of a working product.
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