Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Now that you understand SCRM, you decide to complete a Software Development Life Cycle assessment. The Software development life cycle (SDLC) is a process used to develop, maintain, replace, and change software. The overall purpose of SDLC is to improve the quality of software through the development and implementation process.

• Note how various entities are currently utilizing SDLC to implement software.
• Identify and take note of successful implementations, describing the results.
• Identify software development methodologies for common software applications and cybersecurity standards organizations.

write your memo recommending an approach to software acquisition for the organization. Address it to procurement, with coordination through the chief information officer. This memo will educate leadership on the importance of making the right software decisions for the organization, so the memo will describe the software development life cycle (SDLC) and its applicability to the current needs of your organization. The two-page memorandum should accomplish the following:
• Articulate the software needs of the organization.
• Identify the software options that best meet the organization’s needs.
• Make a recommendation for your organization supported by a rationale.
• Describe the key attributes of the software development life cycle (SDLC).
• Describe the weaknesses of commonly used software (word processing, spreadsheets, email platforms).
• Identify any known risks of your recommendation and describe supply chain risk management your organization could implement.
• Detail the costs involved in your recommendation.
• Cite contract language that would be used to ensure that supply chain, system, network, and operational security were met.




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