Discuss the pros and cons of using Agile methodologies versus a traditional process where more rigid planning and documentation are required.

Software engineering

5.3 Consider a large, industry-specific product such as a hospital management system for a group of hospitals. Discuss the pros and cons of using Agile methodologies versus a traditional process where more rigid planning and documentation are required. Focus on issues such as project size, team size, continuing multiple releases over the years, expanding the product for an international market, and worldwide customer support.

6.4 In collecting requirements for an employee information system, the employee is a major entity. What are some of the attributes of this entity that you would consider asking as part of the requirements? Express the entity and attribute in an entity-attribute table. Add an additional column to the table and express the data characteristics for each of the attributes.

6.6 What purpose does the final signing off of the requirements specifications document serve? What are the potential problems that may arise if there is no such process?

Discuss the pros and cons of using Agile methodologies versus a traditional process where more rigid planning and documentation are required.