What is Agile?

  • Continuous iteration of development and testing throughout the software development life cycle of the project is called as Agile.
  • Here both development and testing will be concurrent.
  • And it is one of the best methodology used which provides effective results.

Why we need to go for Agile?

  • It provides more flexibility than other traditional methods.
  • Clients can make small objective changes without huge amendments to the budget or schedule.
  • Traditional models of project management would not find defects as early because they do not test as often.

What are the Pros and Cons of Agile?

Pros

  • All the stakeholders such as Client, Business Analyst, Designer, Developer and Tester will constantly interact with each other.
  • Provides effective results.
  • Client will be a part of the team and he/ she can see the actual product output once or twice a month.
  • We can handle the change request or change in the requirement more precisely compared to waterfall.
  • Communication between stakeholders are more frequent.

Cons

  • If the client is not available/ not clear then there are more chances for deviation.
  • Cost effective for small size projects.