Seeking the Best Development Process? The Key Is Evolution


Seeking the Best Development Process? The Key Is Evolution

As a company with a proud history of developing software solutions, Software Planet Group have always sought to be flexible, ever-changing and perpetually on the cutting edge of technology. Through our 16 years of experience, we have learned that after the right people, having the right process is the most important step to ensuring the delivery of a powerful project. This not only saves a lot of time and effort for project participants, but also puts aside well-known pitfalls of development.

For customers, it is important to be aware of the different engineering models because all too often, developers do not guide customers through their processes, and sometimes even fail to mention that they do not use one at all.. The anti-pattern “Code and fix” is the status quo among inexperienced programmers. In essence, this means that coding begins with very little planning and goes on without any intervention, leaving important bug fixes to frequently take place late in the development cycle. This, of course, is a recipe for disaster, as customers are left with ineffective software that can lead to many more headaches than solutions.

Since our early years, however, we have been shaped by our determination to find the best process for customers and developers alike. And so, we began working in 2000 with the Waterfall method, a classic model in software engineering. Although many companies still use Waterfall today, we were unimpressed by the lack of a feedback cycle and its lengthy process, which can take months to plan and several more months to develop. In the end, we also found that if market demand or technology had changed since a project’s conception, using Waterfall even risked bringing a wrong product to the market. With the