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SDLC

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

System development life cycle
System Development Life Cycle

Definition(s):

  The scope of activities associated with a system, encompassing the system’s initiation, development and acquisition, implementation, operation and maintenance, and ultimately its disposal that instigates another system initiation.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7622 under System Development Life Cycle (CNSSI 4009, NIST SP 800-34)