Chapter 2 Process Models
The roadmap to building high quality software products is software process.
Software processes are adapted to meet the needs of software engineers and
managers as they undertake the development of a software product.
Chapter 1 Software and Software Engineering
Software is designed and built by software engineers.
Software is used by virtually everyone in society.
Software is pervasive in our commerce, our culture, and our everyday lives.
Software engineers ha
Discuss the similarities and differences between prescriptive process models and agile process models. What situations might make you choose one over the other?
Prescriptive process models were proposed to better organize software development. It has made
In the real world of software design, the modeling phase is often a casualty; that is, it may be run through quickly or disregarded entirely. What value do you feel modeling adds to a project? Can modeling be too detailed, or is a complete model the only
Compare and contrast the application software and product-line software categories described in section 1.1.2 of the text. Discuss the role of each type of software and give examples of software you have used in each category (as applicable).