waterfall model

 Waterfall model is the most well known software lifecycle development model. It is very simple to understand and use. Each  Next phase in this model must beginning only after the previous phase is over.  Waterfall software development model may be applicable to projects where: Software requirements clearly defined and known  Software development technologies and tools is well known  New version of the existing software system is created

Advantages y Simple and easy to use. y Project monitoring and maintaining very easy.

Works well for smaller projects where requirements are very well understood. y High amounts of risk and uncertainty. Phases are processed and completed one at a time.y y y Easy to manage due to the rigidity of the model ± each phase has specific deliverables and a review process. Disadvantages y Cannot accept the new requirements in the middle of the process y Adjusting scope during the life cycle can kill a project y No working software is produced until late during the life cycle. .

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