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Date of Award


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Degree Name

Engineering: M.E.M


Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering


College of Science and Engineering

First Advisor

Dr. Ben Baliga

Second Advisor

Prof. Gary Nierengarten

Third Advisor

Dr. Balasubramanian Kasi

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Keywords and Subject Headings

Iterative approach


Organizations that are creating programming arrangement are confronted with the troublesome decision of picking the right programming advancement life cycle (SDLC). The waterfall model is a successive outline process, frequently utilized as a part of programming advancement forms, in which advance is seen as streaming relentlessly downwards (like a waterfall) through the stages. It would not coincide with the changes required in software development process. Whereas, Agile is simple, flexible and mostly customer oriented and yield better results compared to waterfall model. The main intention of the project was to implement a more iterative approach that was more flexible and suitable for the changing environment and find the see the effectiveness, compatibility and also find the customer satisfaction level after the project. As an outcome the organization experienced flexibility in the development, great customer satisfaction and more improved product overall.


I would like to take this opportunity to express my profound gratitude and appreciation to my advisor Dr. Ben Baliga (Director of Engineering Management) for his support and guidance throughout my study here at St. Cloud State University. Despite his busy schedule, he was very understanding and supportive and provided me with different insights and guidance throughout my learning.

I am equally grateful to my professors: Dr. Hiral Shah (Professor of Engineering Management), Prof. Gary Nierengarten (Assistant Professor of Engineering Management) and Dr. Balsy Kasi (Professor of Engineering Management), who provided me with different ideas and suggestion to complete my research and also throughout my learning at St. Cloud State University. I also cannot forget my friends and colleagues who have been integral part of my learning.



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