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Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules by Steve McConnell

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Chapter 7. Lifecycle Planning

Contents

7.1 Pure Waterfall

7.2 Code-and-Fix

7.3 Spiral

7.4 Modified Waterfalls

7.5 Evolutionary Prototyping

7.6 Staged Delivery

7.7 Design-to-Schedule

7.8 Evolutionary Delivery

7.9 Design-to-Tools

7.10 Commercial Off-the-Shelf Software

7.11 Choosing the Most Rapid Lifecycle for Your Project

Related Topics

Evolutionary delivery: Chapter 20

Evolutionary prototyping: Chapter 21

Staged delivery: Chapter 36

Summary of spiral lifecycle model: Chapter 35

Summary of lifecycle model selection: Chapter 25

EVERY SOFTWARE-DEVELOPMENT EFFORT goes through a "lifecycle," which consists of all the activities between the time that version 1.0 of a system begins life as a gleam in someone's eye and the time that version 6.74b finally takes its last ...

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