Unit 9 – Life Cycle Stages – Maintenance – U9-P1

The Maintenance is the final part of the software development life cycle, which involves the ‘maintenance’ of the existing software that was created and initially finished in the stages Implementation through to Deployment. Although it was not originally considered to be part of the software development life cycle due to it originally only holding a … Read more

Unit 9 – Life Cycles – Deployment – U9-P1

Deployment, also referred to as the Implementation stage in the context of software, is a collection of tasks/activities that contribute towards the transferring of information and content to the client which includes the final product, as well making sure that the final product itself can be used by others outside of the development group after … Read more

Unit 9 – Life Cycle Stages – Testing – U9-P1

As the name implies this where the testing of the product would be done as to ensure that all of the elements within the product are working correctly. As discussed before the way in which testing would be done varies between methodologies with them rarely having anything in common when it comes how it works … Read more

Unit 9 – Life Cycle Stages – Implementation – U9-P1

This where the creation of the actual product/project commences with it being the utilisation of both the documentation created in RA and Design. The other name for this stage Coding is a common replacement for Implementation due to the quantity of businesses that create products that are IT based. With amount of preparation that is … Read more

Unit 9 – Life Cycle Stages – Design – U9-P1

This is where the work completed in the Requirements Analysis is interpreted into the beginning the designing of the product, the central information which is used primarily is the requirements from the client (from interviews and documentation), and the other specifications that were potentially created further on in the previous stage. This stage itself as … Read more

Unit 9 – Life Cycle Stages – Requirements Analysis – U9-P1

It is the beginning stage of any development life cycle as it can apply to a plethora of industries (including those which are outside of IT). As the name implies the central goal of this stage is to obtain the ‘requirements’ for the project in order to allow it to continue development, this is because … Read more