System Life Cycle (Life Cycle)

Definition(s)


System Life Cycle (Life Cycle)

The stages containing the processes activities and tasks spanning the life of the system and/or product from the definition of its requirements to the termination of its use; life cycle covers its conception, design, operation, maintenance, support and disposal.

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1512, Guideline on Software Quality Assurance and Human-Centred Design for e-navigation, 8 June 2015, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance