Begins when a sponsor identifies a need or an opportunity. Concept proposal is created.
2.) System Concept Development
Defines the scope or boundary of the concepts. Includes Systems Boundary Document. Cost Benefit Analysis. Risk Management Plan and Feasibility Study.
Develops a Project Management plan and other planning documents. Provided the basis for acquiring the resources needed to achieve a solution.
Analyses user needs and develops user requirements. Create a detailed Functional Requirements Document,
Transforms detailed requirements into complete, detailed Systems Design Document Focuses on how to deliver the required functionality.
Converts a design into a complete information system, Includes acquiring and installing systems environment; creating and testing databases, preparing test case procedures; preparing test files, coding, compiling, refining programs; performing test readiness review and procurement activities.
7.) Integration and Test Demonstrates
that developed system conforms to requirements as specified in the Functional Requirements Document conducted by quality assurance stuff and users. Produces test analysis Reports.
Includes implementation and preparation of the system into a production environment and resolution of problems identified in the integration and test phases.
9.) Operations & Maintenance
Describes tasks to operate and maintain information systems in a production environment. Includes
Describes end-of-system activities, emphasis is given to proper preparation of data.