Trends Report

Brief: Water-Agile-Fall Is A Steppingstone To Faster Delivery

A Hybrid Approach Eases Organizational And Cultural Change

May 12th, 2016
With contributors:
Amy DeMartine , Christopher Mines , Kurt Bittner , Taylor Turrisi , Bill Nagel


A hybrid water-Agile-fall approach to software development falls short of the full benefits of Agile. However, as many application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals know, it's the best some organizations can do to progress toward faster development. Water-Agile-fall allows enterprises to integrate Agile development practices with traditional enterprise-level planning upstream (water-Agile) and with testing and operations processes downstream (Agile-fall). This report explains how to do water-Agile-fall right as part of a transition to broad Agile implementation.

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