Long-term Life Cycle Impact of Agile Methodologies

  title={Long-term Life Cycle Impact of Agile Methodologies},
  author={Mira Kajko-Mattsson and Grace A. Lewis and Dave Siracusa and Taylor Nelson and Ned Chapin and Michael Heydt and Jason Nocks and Harry Snee},
  journal={2006 22nd IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance},
Dissatisfaction with heavyweight development approaches has lead to a proposal of agile methodologies. While heavyweight approaches are geared towards careful project planning, formalized quality assurance, and controlled and rigorous software development processes, the agile approaches focus on quick adaptation to change, and flexibility. Today, there are a number of different agile methods available, such as Scrum, Crystal, Adaptive Software Development, Feature Driven Development, and… CONTINUE READING