Agile Software Development Techniques: A Survey

Agile Software Development Techniques: A Survey


  • Marriam Nawaz Department of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
  • Tahira Nazir Department of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
  • Seema Islam Department of Computer Science, Comsats University Islamabad, Taxila Campus, Pakistan
  • Momina Masood Department of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
  • Awais Mehmood Department of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
  • Samira Kanwal Department of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan



Agile Techniques, Fast Software Development, Survey, Traditional Development Approaches


In this IT era, where there is a race of software development, it is necessary to introduce such types of software development techniques which will help the practitioners to deliver fast solutions. In the past, various traditional approaches were used for this purpose, but now agile techniques are getting more popular because conventional software development approaches are not efficient in managing the changing requirements. The agile software development process is one of the most emerging lightweight software development methodologies, which uses iterative and prototype development approaches to accommodate changes in software requirements. Final software products are delivered to the end-users in short iterations. One of the most noticeable drawbacks of agile methods is their limited courtesy to the structured and architectural design of the system. Hence this development approach will restrict small to medium design decisions only. In this paper, we have performed the analysis of different agile techniques, which will help the readers to understand their positive and negative points and select the most
appropriate technique suited to their projects.


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How to Cite

Nawaz, M. ., Nazir, T. ., Islam, S., Masood, M. ., Mehmood, A. ., & Kanwal, S. . (2021). Agile Software Development Techniques: A Survey: Agile Software Development Techniques: A Survey. Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: A. Physical and Computational Sciences, 58(1), 17–33.