Simplified FDD Process Model

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Zahid Nawaz 1,* Shabib Aftab 1 Faiza Anwer 1

1. Department of Computer Science, Virtual University of Pakistan

* Corresponding author.


Received: 9 Jun. 2017 / Revised: 10 Jul. 2017 / Accepted: 25 Jul. 2017 / Published: 8 Sep. 2017

Index Terms

Software Process Model, Agile Modeling, Customized Feature Driven Development Model, Tailored FDD, Modified FDD


Feature driven development (FDD) is a process oriented and client centric agile software development model which develops a software according to client valued features. Like other agile models it also has adaptive and incremental nature to implement required functionality in short iterations. FDD mainly focus on designing and building aspects of software development with more emphasis on quality. However less responsiveness to changing requirements, reliance on experienced staff and less appropriateness for small scale projects are the main problems. To overcome these problems a Simplified Feature Driven Development (SFDD) model is proposed in this paper. In SFDD we have modified the phases of classical FDD for small to medium scale projects that can handle changing requirements with small teams in efficient and effective manner.

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Zahid Nawaz, Shabib Aftab, Faiza Anwer, " Simplified FDD Process Model", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.9, No.9, pp. 53-59, 2017. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2017.09.06


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