I don’t normally post just a link to another blog, but More thinking about “Agile” vs “Waterfall” by Jason Yip is just too important. It the most well-argued, well-referenced, short post I’ve seen about the subject. Here’s a taste:
Be careful about saying that Waterfall is more disciplined. The waterfall model is simple and structured but the “discipline” is in following prescribed steps as opposed to “discipline” in thinking. The second kind of discipline is by far the more important.