A cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a precipice or steep incline.
Relating to or denoting a method of project management that is characterized by sequential stages and a fixed plan of work: each phase of a waterfall project must be complete prior to moving to the next phase Contrasted with agile (sense 2).
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- Traditional waterfall methods for developing software are rapidly declining in popularity as more recently developed Agile methodologies are increasingly adopted.
- Waterfall methods do hold value for certain projects and some development teams.
- The team started off the project using a typical waterfall development model.
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