Answer 5 questions
Giving reasons for your answer based on the type of system being developed, suggest the most appropriate software process model that might be used as a basis for managing the development of the following systems:
- A system to control anti-lock braking in a car
- A virtual reality system to support software maintenance
- An interactive travel planning system that helps users plan journeys
It has been suggested that one of the problems of having a user closely involved with a software development team is that they â€˜go nativeâ€™. That is, they adopt the outlook of the development team and lose sight of the needs of their fellow users. Suggest three ways how you might avoid this problem and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
Explain how the principles underlying agile methods lead to the accelerated development and deployment of software.
When would you recommend against the use of an agile method for developing a software system?
List at least 4 questions that should be asked when deciding whether or not to adopt an agile method of software development.