What is Agile Software Development? - Definition & Methodology


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Which of the following is NOT true of Agile?

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1. How is Agile incremental and iterative?

2. Which of the following is NOT true of the Agile Manifesto?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test what you know about Agile with this quiz and worksheet combo. This resource checks your understanding of what Agile is and characteristics that make it a good software development tool.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to evaluate what you know about:

  • Features of Agile
  • How Agile is incremental and iterative
  • Characteristics of the Agile Manifesto
  • Common methodologies under Agile

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have about the features of Agile
  • Making connections - use understanding of Agile to understand why Agile is described as incremental and iterative
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of methodologies under Agile and what they do

Additional Learning

There's a comprehensive overview of this topic in the provided lesson, What is Agile Software Development? - Definition & Methodology. This lesson covers:

  • What agile is
  • Who developed the Agile Manifesto
  • Values included in the Agile Manifesto
  • Understanding common Agile terminology like Scrum, sprint, work in progress (or WIP) limits
  • The length of the intervals of work in different methodologies