Agile for Aerospace: DO-178 and the Waterfall Approach
Waterfall works for projects with little change, little novelty, and low complexity. It pushes high-risk and difficult elements to end of the project, and aggravates complexity overload.
Along with an inability to deal with changing requirements, it also results in unreliable up-front schedules and estimates.
An Agile approach, using iterative development, is recognized as one of the consistent patterns in highly successful projects, particularly in aerospace.
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