Ch 2: Comparing Agile Methodologies

About This Chapter

Employees can learn about comparisons between agile methodologies by going through the lessons in this chapter. They are developed by experienced instructors who go through all the points employees may need to know on this subject in order to properly use agile methodologies in the workplace.

Comparing Agile Methodologies- Chapter Summary

Our online lessons will be extremely useful for employees who need to learn about agile methodologies and the comparisons between them. The instructors of each lesson will go over all relevant aspects of specific topics in a clear and comprehensive manner. Some of the specific lessons employees will find included in this chapter are :

  • The comparisons between the different agile development methods
  • The methodology of distributed agile development
  • The difference between agile and scrum
  • The pros and cons of agile methodologies

The lessons will provide in-depth descriptions of the different types of agile methodologies, the differences between them, and their pros and cons. Employees should also make sure to test their understanding of some of these topics by taking the chapter's practice quizzes.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: Employees will need to know about different agile methodologies that they will encounter in the workplace.
  • Draws distinctions: Working with agile methodologies will be easier if employees have a solid grasp of the purpose each methodology serves and the differences between them.
  • Provides examples: Learning about agile methodologies is easier if employees have specific examples from which they can draw later on.

Skills Covered

Upon finishing the chapter, employees will be able to:

  • Identify the different agile methodologies
  • Differentiate between each methodology
  • Understand the difference between agile and scrum
  • Identify specific examples of agile methodologies
  • Articulate the pros and cons of each methodology

12 Lessons in Chapter 2: Comparing Agile Methodologies
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Comparison of Agile Development Methods

1. Comparison of Agile Development Methods

In this lesson you will learn about how agile development differs from the more traditional approach to software development. We will identify and describe several of the most popular agile development methods used by software development organizations today.

Pros & Cons of Agile Development Methods

2. Pros & Cons of Agile Development Methods

Agile has gained ground over the last decade. Originally a software development method, agile is seen in many types of projects today. In this lesson, we'll look at the pros and cons of agile project management.

Methodology of Distributed Agile Development

3. Methodology of Distributed Agile Development

Agile development typically involves team members working closely with each other and alongside the customer. This might seem difficult to do with distributed teams but can be extremely valuable if done right. Learn the methodology of distributed Agile development.

What is the Difference Between Agile & Scrum?

4. What is the Difference Between Agile & Scrum?

In this lesson we'll discuss the Agile and Scrum project management techniques and their relationship to each other. We'll explore similarities, differences, and when it would be appropriate to use each one.

Agile vs. Iterative Development

5. Agile vs. Iterative Development

Iterative development is often identified with Agile, but it is not unique to Agile. Traditional project methodologies can use iterative development without incorporating the other components of Agile. Learn the similarities and differences between Agile and more traditional iterative development.

Agile vs. SDLC Development

6. Agile vs. SDLC Development

Software development models help IT organizations reduce the variation in their product quality. In this lesson, we'll review and compare two software development concepts: SDLC and Agile.

Agile vs. Waterfall Development

7. Agile vs. Waterfall Development

Projects are time-limited efforts to produce a product, service or result. This lesson will introduce you to two methods from competing philosophies: agile and waterfall to achieve those results.

Waterfall vs. Agile Methodology in Business Analysis

8. Waterfall vs. Agile Methodology in Business Analysis

This lesson looks at the most common or prominent approaches to business analysis, Waterfall and Agile. The lesson then examines the various similarities, differences and application areas of the two approaches.

CMMI vs. Agile

9. CMMI vs. Agile

Nowadays, there are many different project management methodologies, each with an array of supporters and critics. In this lesson, you will learn the key similarities and differences of Capability Maturity Model Integration and Agile.

Kanban vs. Scrum

10. Kanban vs. Scrum

You have heard the words Kanban and Scrum, but you are not sure how they are different. Read this lesson to understand the differences between these two software development frameworks.

Rational Unified Process (RUP) vs. Scrum

11. Rational Unified Process (RUP) vs. Scrum

Rational Unified Process and Scrum are both very popular software development frameworks. In this lesson, we will review the main similarities and differences between them.

Scrum.org vs. Scrum Alliance

12. Scrum.org vs. Scrum Alliance

In today's world, information is readily available on almost any topic. For insight into the world of Scrum, Scrum.org and Scrum Alliance are the two primary organizations. Learn the similarities and differences between them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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