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In some software development projects the requirements supporting the business objectives are easily defined, while in other projects they are more difficult to determine at the start of the project. IT leaders should avoid a "one-size-fits-all" project development methodology and tailor their strategy to maximize project quality and efficiency.

Software Development Methodologies

Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies are conceptual frameworks for undertaking software engineering projects. They both follow Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) best practice concepts for software development projects describing each stage of development from feasibility to maintenance.

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