Chapter 6. Evidence
Q: What are the most exciting, promising software engineering ideas or techniques on the horizon?
A: I don't think that the most promising ideas are on the horizon. They are already here and have been for years, but are not being used properly.
|--David L. Parnas|
Research, historical, and other evidence related to IID.
Evidence of waterfall risks.
Business case for skills transfer to adopt IID.
Some have no need to justify iterative development. Others need to make a case; this material can help.
For students of software engineering methods or those needing to motivate an iterative experiment, this chapter provides some data, in several categories:
expert thought leader advice
early large projects