While following the SDLC process, many decisions must be made that will affect the success or failure of a project. You must make decisions not just between good and bad but among good, better, and best. Join with other fellow students discussing aspects of systems analysis and design as it relates to your development environment.

Systems Analysis and Design

Systems Analysis and Design

Upon successful completion of this discussion, you will be able to:

  • Describe the various phases of systems development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Explain the purpose of the system development life cycle (SDLC) and identify its six core processes.
  • Describe the process of SDLC.
  • Identify the six core processes in SDLC.
  • Differentiate the importance of each process in the processes of SDLC.


  1. Review the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.
  2. Review Chapters 1, 2, and 3 in Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World.
  3. Navigate to the discussion board below and respond to the following:
    1. Describe the processes of the systems development life cycle (SDLC).
    2. Explain how activity diagrams can aid in documenting user workflows.
    3. There are two types of requirements that must be defined and modeled: processing and data. Discuss the importance of each of the requirements to systems.
  4. Your initial post is due by the end of the fourth day of the workshop.
  5. Read and respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by the end of the workshop.

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