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Project Lifecycles

Stages, Phases and Rapid Application Development

Projects are rarely tackled as a single, monolithic job.

What can we do to break up long projects?

Do they need to be long?

By the end of this lecture you should be able:

Thought for the day

Rome wasn't built in a day...



But if they'd set a deadline for noon...?


What is a project?



How long can a long project last?



If you want to shorten a project, what can you do?



Can you split a project into several smaller projects?



The whole lifecycle

Whole lifecycle diagram

Question: When does decommissioning occur?

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