The Waterfall model for system development has been a de facto standard since the 1970s. But did you know that Dr. Winston Royce, the man who is attributed with being the first computer scientist to formally describe the model, said in his famous 1970 paper that it doesn’t work? If you’re an advocate of the […]
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Are You Waterfall or Agile?
This question was posed to me at lunch today. I am neither. I am best practice. Chapter 2 of The Ultimate Guide to the SDLC, takes a historical look at a dozen of the system development models that evolved over the last half of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century. This […]
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The Ultimate Guide to the SDLC: Table of Contents
Prefacexiii Acknowledgementsxiv Introduction1 Organizational Change Management and the SDLC10 IT Governance and the SDLC19 The Project Management Method and the SDLC22 Tying It All Together26 What to Expect28 System Development Models29 Waterfall Model31 The Spiral Model39 The V-Model43 German V-Modell 97 and V-Modell XT43 US Vee Model45 The Dual Vee-Model49 Incremental Commitment Model51 Adaptive Software […]
The Ultimate Guide to the SDLC: Features and Benefits
Features Focuses on process and practices in an organizational context—considers all of the moving parts—people, process and technology. Includes templates, guidelines and metrics to jump start quality initiatives and progress organizational maturity in a continuous improvement environment. Excellent and comprehensive text book, ideal for collegiate Information Technology courses. Never-before-published theory of the three-legged stool of […]