The stages of SDLC

The stages of SDLC

Recall from Chapter 3 that enterprise architecture describes the blueprint of the information technology and organizational resources that are used to execute business processes.

Considering the stages of SDLC, the architecture-related decision is made during the design phase of systems development. A concept that relates to this decision is SOA.

For this discussion first define SOA.  Next, view this 3-minute video, InfoClipz: Service-Oriented Architecture.  Summarize and discuss the benefits and challenges of SOA.

InfoWorld. (2007, November 1). InfoClipz: Service-oriented architecture [Video file]. Retrieved from  (2:42)


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The stages of SDLC