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  • amin khalil Sudan Good test in activity .
    2015-01-31 20:01:00

  • David Fahy Saudi Arabia Always good to recap, using the notes taken before moving on.
    2015-01-29 12:01:39

  • Srikant Parasar India why revision needs in every steps.
    2015-01-27 12:01:46

  • Onyebuchi Poliycap Boniface Abazie Qatar Ensuring that the process is putting into consideration
    2015-01-15 19:01:17

  • olukan olusola Nigeria This have been helpful.
    2015-01-14 13:01:15

  • Veronica Brown Australia The product life cycle describes the process for building information systems in a very deliberate, structured and methodical way, reiterating each stage of the product's life. The systems development life cycle, according to Elliott & Strachan & Radford (2004), "originated in the 1960s, to develop large scale functional business systems in an age of large scale business conglomerates. Information systems activities revolved around heavy data processing and number crunching routines. Several systems development frameworks have been partly based on SDLC, such as the structured systems analysis and design method (SSADM) produced for the UK government Office of Government Commerce in the 1980s. Ever since, according to Elliott (2004), "the traditional life cycle approaches to systems development have been increasingly replaced with alternative approaches and frameworks, which attempted to overcome some of the inherent deficiencies of the traditional SDLC".
    2015-01-11 06:01:19

  • luthando siyeni United Kingdom Very helpful
    2015-01-09 10:01:07

  • Afaf Atta Ibraheem Egypt excellent
    2015-01-07 11:01:03

  • Ray Haskins United States of America My notes have came in handy, because of them I'm able to complete the revision with no problem.
    2015-01-06 06:01:52

  • Franklin King Liberia very useful indeed
    2014-12-30 13:12:48

  • Ravindra Nath Yadav India Really very helpful
    2014-12-28 06:12:41

  • Kwamena Phandoh Ghana GOOD
    2014-12-20 10:12:28

  • Stephen Diya Nigeria So great
    2014-12-10 15:12:03

  • Emmanuel Kofi Amankwah Ghana Very good one yhere
    2014-12-10 11:12:03

  • Diana Nalugya Kakuuku Uganda Helpful indeed.
    2014-12-09 09:12:14

  • Tamilselvi S India Plan, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation these are very important stages one has to think carefully before executing the same, hence there wont be any delay in the process
    2014-12-05 10:12:01

  • Eric Simbandumwe Rwanda yeap, i review the previews important courses. Thanks, it is so helpful
    2014-11-30 12:11:09

  • Peter Chukwunwike Monye Nigeria The course has been an eye-opener in the execution of quality and workable project in the most timely and efficient approach. Training is indeed phenomenal
    2014-11-28 17:11:03

  • Zinabie Tadesse Gebremedhin Ethiopia The most successful information technology systems are those that are able to properly solve problems within an organisation. The development of information products and systems will usually follow a process that involves a number of distinct phases. Each of the phases has a series of events or steps that are completed in order to arrive at the final product. There are many factors which may prompt change within organisations and the development of any computer based information system should receive careful planning. The analysis phase of the SDLC is where existing system(s) are studied with the aims of designing a new or improved system. In this phase, a number of important decisions are made - including who will work on the system, and the setting of specific performance goals for the system to achieve. Data must be gathered on the strengths and weaknesses of the existing system by using methods analysis phase has the following steps: • announcing the project • creating the project team • defining information needs • defining system performance criteria • creating a design proposal The design phase, as the name suggests, is where the new system will be designed. In this phase the processes and data required by the new system are defined. In most projects, there will be a number of different ways in which the problem can be solved - and consequently, in this phase, it is important that a number of different alternatives are investigated to ensure that the most efficient and effective solution is adopted. Evaluation phase For each of these methods, some or all of the following criteria may be applied: • efficiency (time, cost, effort) • effectiveness (timeliness, accuracy, relevance, completeness) • maintainability
    2014-11-25 10:11:37

  • Tanga Chawora Zimbabwe Well understood. Can these same phases apply to other projects which may not be information technology by nature?
    2014-11-24 10:11:22

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