The Software Development Life Cycle - Planning

What is the planning phase? (phase)

The planning phase is concerned with the (what) activities e.g. research and use of data to (why) get factors (reasons, informations, features, functions, operations) behind a software’s expected success ending with a decision for or against developing the software.

The following activities are done in the planning phase 1:

Why plan software development? (high-quality software)

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Where do I plan the development of software? (controlled environments)

When do I plan to develop software? (design and development session)

How do I plan the development of software? i.e. methodology

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On giant’s shoulders (References):