system development life cycle
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system development life cycleThe sequence of events in the development of an information system (application), which requires mutual effort on the part of both the user and technical staff. See agile software development and information processing cycle.
1. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
2. USER SIGN OFF
5. USER ACCEPTANCE
|The System Development Life Cycle|
|From information requirements to final implementation, the system development life cycle is an ongoing process. As the business changes, information requirements change, and the cycle continues.|
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