Tag: waterfall

The growing importance of software in Formula 1

The growing importance of software in Formula 1 ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

We are all very well aware that software has taken up an increasingly important role in all of our daily lives, but every now and then I encounter a new area where software is playing an ever-greater role. The latest interest being Formula 1 (F1) racing. Formula 1 is, by its nature, a sport that […]

Waterfall and Agile- An Engineer’s Perspective

Waterfall and Agile- An Engineer’s Perspective ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Last time I talked about validation and verification and how they apply to both software requirements and engineering. Today, I’d like to cover another topic we talk about in our training and how it relates to engineering; software development lifecycles (SDLC) for Waterfall and Agile. Again, to begin, I’d like to start with the definition […]

The Lean, Agile Project Manager

The Lean, Agile Project Manager ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

In the past, before Agile, we usually talked about Waterfall, Spiral, and Incremental as three approaches to product development. I feel you can apply both Lean and Agile practices to any of these three approaches. This concept means that project managers need to be “flexible” or “agile” in their thinking and apply the development approach […]

Welcome to the Requirement Expert’s Blog!

Welcome to the Requirement Expert’s Blog! ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Welcome to the Requirement Expert’s Blog.  In order to better address the needs of our clients and the requirements engineering world as a whole, RE is starting this blog.   RE’s basic approach to helping our clients to deliver a winning product the first time is to address best practices in requirement solicitation, requirement development, and […]

Requirements in the Agile World

Requirements in the Agile World ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Before going on much longer in this blog, it is important to address “Agile”.  Proponents of Agile often advocate an Agile approach instead of using more traditional waterfall approaches.  A key part of the rationale in adopting Agile includes: — avoiding the development of a “big, bad requirement document” at the beginning of the project […]

Working in Waterfall – What I miss about Agile

Working in Waterfall – What I miss about Agile ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I’ve been working on a large project for the past several months; our customer has purchased an application that they are customizing for their environment.  The vendor has chosen to work in a waterfall manner…gather all of the requirements first, review then freeze the requirements once approved, and then they will move on to design/development, […]

Traditional software requirements don’t work?

Traditional software requirements don’t work? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Recently I have talked to a number of clients that have referred to the fact that traditional requirements don’t work. It didn’t take long to ferret out that they were referring to creating software requirements using a waterfall model. I want to state for the record that I completely agree that the waterfall model doesn’t […]