1. The waterfall method is widely considered far superior to all other models because it is flexible and adapts to change easily.
2. With the ___________ method, the project is split up into a number of stages. Read the excerpt to decide what method it is.
3. In the 'pure' waterfall method there is no iteration - once a stage is completed you cannot go back.
4. The reality is that most projects would employ the 'pure' waterfall method as they never have the need to go back to an earlier stage.
5. In the waterfall method each step affects or influences the next (e.g. analysis stage influences the design stage).
6. From the diagram, it is obvious that a late change to a project could have a….
7. The waterfall method is suited for projects that are …
8. Which of the following are disadvantages of the waterfall method?
9. The RAD approach is iterative - in contrast to the waterfall method which is sequential. What does RAD stand for?
10. The emphasis in a RAD approach is in developing ______________ rather than extensive requirements documentation upfront.
11. A prototype is a ______ that represents some features of the overall project.
12. The two types of prototypes are the pilot prototype and modeling prototype. The first is intended to …
13. The two types of modeling prototype are: Throwaway and ______________-
14. Which of these are advantages of RAD?
15. RAD is usually suitable for:
16. The spiral method is a sequential process and also places a heavy emphasis on the risks and uncertainties at each stage.
17. The spiral method is typically good for a large project that is known to be risky right from the outset.
18. Agile software development takes an adaptive approach, recognising that no two projects are the same and ….
19. Which of the following is in the 'agile' manifesto?
20. Advantages of the agile approach include: