Benefits of a Waterfall Methodology

The following are benefits of a waterfall approach:

It provides phase-by-phase checkpoints for the project.

You may need to proceed to only the following phase after the previous phase has been completed.

It can also be applied to an iterative approach (see Figure 4.8).

Figure 4.8: Incremental Iterations applied to a waterfall approach. Iteration #1 addresses the greatest risks. Each Iteration produces an executable release, providing more functionality as the iterations develop. Each Iteration must be tested for quality and integration.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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