1. The waterfall method is widely considered far superior to all the 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. The disadvantages of the waterfall method include:
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 up front.
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. The advantages of RAD include:
15. RAD is usually suitable for:
16. Spiral method is a sequential process and also makes a heavy emphasis on the risks and uncertainities at each stage
17. The spiral method is typically good for a large project that is known to be risky right from the onset.
18. Agile software development takesan adaptive approach and recognises 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: