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Dillon Lee1,458 Points
Should we even learn "The Waterfall Method?"
There are a variety of sources I've encountered that point to the Waterfall method as being inefficient relative to alternative models of project management.
Here's just one:
Is it really a good idea to teach something like this without a disclaimer in the very first video?
I agree that it is important to understand the Waterfall approach to learn from the past. Teams and Scrum Masters should also understand when it is best applied. If you are working on a project or problem that is not complex and the tasks do not change then the Waterfall approach may be suitable. You just work down the list of tasks to do. However, this is typically not the case in delivering a new product or solving a complex problem. If you need flexibility to adjust and adapt as you learn more throughout the project then Agile methodology would be a better option.