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Waterfall and Agile

Written on March 21, 2011

Looking both across the Internet and through our own articles, it often feels as though agile is presented as an alternative to the more traditional waterfall method. The implication is that waterfall is the old way, agile is the new way, and never the twain shall meet.

 

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How are PMBOK and Waterfall Related?

Written on February 17, 2011

Coming off the heels of our three-headed discussion of requirements analysis, we’re going to branch out into some more project management-focused discussion. Namely, we’re going to talk about the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide, or PMBOK.

 

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The Documents of the Requirements Analysis

Written on February 2, 2011

The three primary documents from this phase are the business requirements report, the conceptual systems design plan, and the strategy documents (training, testing, implementation, etc).

 

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Avoiding Problems with Requirements

Written on January 26, 2011

Avoiding problems with requirements gathering and analysis requires thorough communication with the customer at the start of development.

 

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The Basics of Requirements Analysis

Written on January 12, 2011

Requirements Gathering and Analysis is the critical first step of the classic Waterfall methodology of development. In a nutshell, this is the phase where the customer and stakeholders are consulted to lay out exactly what product or process is required and what that must consist of.

 

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