Important Questions

Q. What are the advantages and disadvantages of SDLC?

Advantages and disadvantage of the SDLC

The following are some of the advantages of the SDLC:

  • It enhances control and monitoring of large project.
  • It is formed of well detailed step.
  • The orderly sequence of development steps and strict controls ensures the adequacy of documentation.
  • The design reviews help to ensure the quality, reliability, and maintainability of the developed software or solution.
  • The progress and the cost of system development, completion targets are measurable.

These are some of the disadvantages of the SDLC:

  • Increases the development time and cost
  • Difficulty to estimate the cost of the project
  • The performance of the system cannot be tested until it is almost fully coded.
  • The system details have to be specified up front
  • It increases the amount of documentation as time advances.