Definitions for "Systems development life cycle"
Guidance, policies, and procedures for developing systems throughout their life cycle, including requirements, design, implementation, testing, deployment, operations, and maintenance. [Treasury Enterprise Architecture Framework
A method for developing information systems. It has five main stages: analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation. Each stage has several components; for example, the development stage includes programming: coding including internal documentation, de-bugging, testing, documenting; and acquiring equipment: selection, acquisition (purchase or lease), testing.
Describes all the distinct phases for an application development approach.
A formal model of a hardware/software project that depicts the relationship among activities, products, reviews, approvals, and resources. Also, the period of time that begins when a need is identified (inititation) and ends when the system is no longer available for use (disposition).
Keywords:  way, creating, organized
An organized way of creating a system.