Anyone working in the field of software development, will of course, know of the famous waterfall model. It is nothing but the life cycle through which a project goes. Scroll below to learn the advantages and disadvantages of this software design model.
The original waterfall model, published by Winston W. Royce in 1970, was in fact, not identified by the very name by which we know it today. Royce, in fact, presented the model as a flawed and non-working model. But because of the various advantages that this approach towards software designing and implementation presented, it soon became very popular in the world of software development. However, before going into the waterfall model’s advantages and disadvantages, here is a brief explanation of its working and steps.
Michel Dion, PMP, CPA
Founder and Developer of Project-Aria
Discover my book:
Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers: Achieve Better Results in a Dynamic World