Differences between Spiral and waterfall model

Differences between Spiral and waterfall model

This is the comparative differences between spiral and waterfall model :

SPIRAL MODEL  

WATERFALL MODEL

 

1. Spiral model is not suitable for small projects. 1. Waterfall model is suitable for small projects.
2. Better risk management. 2. High amount of risk and uncertainty.
3. Process is complex. 3. Easy to understand.
4. The process may go indefinitely. 4. Stages are clearly defined.
5. This model is suitable for long and ongoing projects. 5. This model is not suitable for long and ongoing projects.
6. Iterations are followed. 6. Sequence is followed.
7. Flexible with user requirements. 7. Requirements once fixed cannot be modified.
8. Refinements are easily possible. 8. Refinements are not so easy.
9. Phases are repeated itself. 9. Phases are processed and completed one at a time.

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