CIS111 Evergreen Valley College Use of The SDLC And Scrum Essay


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The systems development life cycle (SDLC) is the traditional process used to develop information systems and applications. The SDLC development process is sequential. Scrum is a new development process that was created, in part, to overcome the problems that occur when using the SDLC. Scrum is an agile development process that is iterative and incremental.

Assume you run a library. The collection of books varies from fiction, non-fiction, children's, self-help, and so on. You want to develop a mobile application so that your customers can reserve the books they want to borrow in advance.

In an essay, compare and contrast the use of the SDLC and Scrum for developing your application. Recommend one of these two processes and justify your recommendation.

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A) analysis of SDLC and scrum development approaches
B) The two methods of software development have different uses and the selection of
either method depends on specific project-centric factors.
First paragraph description
A) Since the SDLC is a sequential model, it’s easy to implement and the amount of
resources required to implement this model are minimal
B) The Scrum model is well designed to accept changes and suits best in the rapidly
changing environment and benefits both the customers and project manager.
Second paragraph description
A) . Another major variation between the SDLC and the Scrum is based on the fact that
the SDLC does not expect changes and is not designed to cater for changes while the
Scrum method tends to expect and accept the arising changes especially with
customer’s requirements.
B) Similarly, with the SDLC method, the member team flexibility and creativity is mostly
limited which is contrary to the Scrum method in which the team flexibility and
creativity is highly recommended and therefore tend to be unlimited.
Third paragraph description
A) In the designing and development of a mobile application that wil...

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