Advantages and Disadvantages of Spiral Model
- Avoidance of Risk is instantly improved, due to large amount of Risk analysis.
- Suitable for large scale and mission critical projects.
- Software is delivered right on time in the SDLC.
- Additional Functionality can be included at a later date.
- Requirements can be caught all the more precisely.
- Documentation can be controlled with over strong approval
- Users see the system early.
- It can be a huge expensive model to use.
- Risk analysis requires highly specific expertise.
- Project’s success is highly dependent on the risk analysis phase.
- Incapable for smaller projects.
- Spiral may go indefinitely.
- Process is complex
- Vast number of intermediate stages requires huge amount of documentation.