Harvard Business Review (HBR) reported 27% of projects were over budget, McKinsey Company reported 66% of projects were over budget, and the Project Management Institute (PMI) reported more than 40% of projects were over budget. The causes are losing focus, execution issues, content issues, and skill issues. The failure of the software project falls into the process domain category. Undefined processes can lead to low-quality results regarding unexpected outcomes, schedule, and budget. In short, the project is poorly executed. A software development method is needed to execute the project correctly, so the quality is guaranteed, on time, and within budget. This study aims to summarize the approaches used to determine software development methods for organizations and how to use them. A systematic literature review technique was conducted and obtained 16 relevant papers. Ten approaches for determining software development methods were found. Instead of selecting a suitable software development method, the organization could create a software development method by tailoring several deemed appropriate methods to its needs.