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DEFINITION: The waterfall model is a popular version of the systems development life cycle model for software engineering. Often considered the classic approach to the systems development life cycle, the waterfall model describes a development method that is linear and sequential. Waterfall development has distinct goals for each phase of development. Imagine a waterfall on the cliff of a steep mountain.  … 
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Get More Work Done: A Manager’s Guide to Mixing Agile and Waterfall
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WHITE PAPER: Mixing Agile and Waterfall can be tricky, but they can work together to make your teams more efficient and get more work done. Read this whitepaper to learn how.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

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Making the Transition to Agile or a Mixed Methodology Approach
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WHITE PAPER: Becoming more Agile is a huge cultural transition that requires commitment at all levels within the business. Read this ebook and learn how to master that transition.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

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When Agile and Waterfall Collide: A Project Manager's Guide to Combining 2 Disparate Methodologies
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WHITE PAPER: Today's project managers are faced with a challenge: While most of their work follows a traditional Waterfall methodology, they're increasingly being asked to collaborate with Agile software development teams. This white paper dives into the differences between the two methodologies and provides a roadmap for combining them.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

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Tools and Frameworks for Collaborative Development Communities in the Enterprise A New Model for Distributed Teams
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WHITE PAPER: Collaboration has become an operational necessity for organizations. To succeed in today’s intensely competitive markets, an enterprise must enable collaboration among all members of its global development organization. This requires new tools and processes. Read this paper for insight into deploying an enterprise-class ALM platform.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

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WATERFALL MODELS DEFINITION (continued): …  Once the water has flowed over the edge of the cliff and has begun its journey down the side of the mountain, it cannot turn back. It is the same with waterfall development. Once a phase of development is completed, the development proceeds to the next phase and there is no turning back. The advantage of waterfall development is that it allows for departmentalization and managerial control. A schedule can be set with deadlines for each stage of development and a product can proceed through the development process like a car in a carwash, and theoretically, be delivered on time. Development … 
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