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Software Development Life Cycle.


Presentation on SDLC and RAD model

Presentation on SDLC and RAD model

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  • 1. SDPM & RAD Model Renuka R. Narang. CIS. ITM
  • 2. Introduction to S oftware D evelopment P rocess M odels
    • SDPM are Software development approaches that have been defined and designed to be used during the development process of a software.
    • Each process model follows a particular life cycle so as to ensure success in process of software development.
  • 3. Types of SDLC Models
    • Waterfall
    • Iterative
    • V-model
    • Spiral
    • Big bang
    • RAD
    • Prototyping
  • 4. RAD Model R apid A pplication D evelopment
    • Linear sequential software development process model
    • Emphasis is, an extremely short development cycle.
    • Uses a component based construction approach.
    • If the requirements are well understood and defined, and the project scope is constraint, RAD process enables a development team to create a fully functional system with in very short time period
  • 5. RAD
    • RAD is a concept, that products can be developed faster and of higher quality through:
      • Gathering requirements using workshops or focus groups
      • Prototyping and early, reiterative user testing of designs
      • The re-use of software components
      • A rigidly paced schedule that defers design improvements to the next product version
      • Less formality in reviews and other team communication
  • 6. Development Methodology
    • The Traditional Software Development Cycle follows a rigid sequence of steps with a formal sign-off at the completion of each step
    • RAD is a methodology that compresses the analysis, design, building, and testing phases into a series of short, iterative development cycles.
  • 7. Development Methodology
  • 8. Development Methodology
    • RAD projects are typically staffed with small integrated teams comprised of
      • Developers
      • End users
      • and IT technical resources.
    • These small teams are combined with
      • short iterative development cycles
      • optimized speed
      • unity of vision and purpose
      • effective informal communication
      • and simple project management
  • 9. RAD Model Phases
    • Business Modeling
      • The information flow among business functions is defined by answering questions like
        • what information drives the business process
        • what information is generated
        • who generates it
        • where does the information go
        • who processes it and so on
  • 10.
    • Data Modeling
    • The information collected from business modeling is
      • refined into a set of data objects ( entities ) that are needed to support the business.
      • The attributes (character of each entity) are identified and the relation between these data objects (entities) is defined
    RAD Model Phases
  • 11.
    • Process Modeling
    • The data object defined in the data modeling phase
      • are transformed to achieve the information flow necessary to implement a business function.
      • Processing descriptions are created for adding, modifying, deleting or retrieving a data object
    RAD Model Phases
  • 12.
    • Application Generation
    • Automated tools are used to facilitate construction of the software
    RAD Model Phases
  • 13.
    • Testing and Turn over
    • Many of the programming components have already been tested since RAD emphasis reuse .
    • This reduces overall testing time.
    • But new components must be tested and all interfaces must be fully exercised
    RAD Model Phases
  • 14. Advantages of RAD
    • RAD reduces the development time and reusability of components help to speed up development.
    • All functions are modularized so it is easy to work with
  • 15.
    • For large projects RAD requires highly skilled engineers in the team.
    • Both end customer and developer should be committed to complete the system in a much abbreviated time frame.
    • If commitment is lacking RAD will fail.
    • RAD is based on Object Oriented approach and if it is difficult to modularize the project the RAD Model may not work well.
    Disadvantages of RAD
  • 16.
    • Thank You 