Project Management Assignment - Design Life Cycle

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Running head: PROJECT MANAGEMENT-DESIGN LIFE CYCLEProject Management-Design Life CycleName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1PROJECT MANAGEMENT-DESIGN LIFE CYCLETable of Contents1. Introduction......................................................................................................................22. What is SDLC?................................................................................................................23. The phases of SDLC........................................................................................................33.1. Requirement Analysis...............................................................................................33.2. Designing..................................................................................................................43.3. Implementation.........................................................................................................53.4. Testing......................................................................................................................63.5. Deployment...............................................................................................................73.6. Maintenance..............................................................................................................84. Conclusion.......................................................................................................................9References..........................................................................................................................10
2PROJECT MANAGEMENT-DESIGN LIFE CYCLE1. IntroductionA proper design lifecycle helps in developing a high quality system that meets theexpectation of the customers. A planned approach in a project helps in timely completion of theproject. The case study aims at development of an official e commerce website for XYZCompany as a plan to expand their business (Laudon 2013). The project implementation that isthe development of website should be completed as soon as possible. The case study discusses indetail the approach or the method of the design life cycle that is used in the project, which isSDLC. The different phases of software development life cycle include requirements, design,implementation, testing, deployment phase, operations and maintenance. The case study analyzesthe importance and function of these phases in implementation of a project, which is in this case,is the development of an e commerce website (Highsmith 2013).2. What is SDLC?Software/system Development life cycle (SDLC) is a systemic approach of projectmanagement that breaks down the entire project work into a number of phases for properadministration and execution of each phase. It is a framework that defines the different tasks thatare performed in the entire lifecycle of software development. It is a methodology that improvesthe quality and overall development process of a software (Massey and Satao 2012). Thedifferent activities or phases of a software development life cycle are planned before theimplementation of the project. The company XYZ is planning to develop a secure website toexpand their business in field of e commerce. SDLC life cycle is chosen for this project in orderto progress with the project in a strategic manner.
3PROJECT MANAGEMENT-DESIGN LIFE CYCLEFigure 1: Representing the different phases of SDLC(Source: created by author)3. The phases of SDLCThe different phases of a system development life cycle consist of requirement analysisand feasibility study of the project, planning or the designing phase, implementation or executionphase, testing the system and its deployment followed by the maintenance phase (Alshamraniand Bahattab 2015).3.1. Requirement AnalysisThe requirement analysis of is an important phase of a project development. Consideringthis project, the different requirement analysis of the project includes detailed planning of thenumber of pages in the website, designing of database and linking it to the website, selecting anappropriate design of the website, setting up a copyright policy of the website. The companyDesigningTestingDeploymentMaintainance
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