joint application development | InfoSec Perception

In business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP), its commonplace to urge planners to create initial plans and then test them for ways to improve. This approach is parallel to the current standards of software development and risk management. In the 1960s and 1970s, the standard software development methodology was the system development life cycle (SDLC), in which analysis, design, and approvals of the complete design were so onerous that delivery of finished software could be delayed by years. Since the 1980s, a much more common methodology is spiral development, which was originally called rapid application development (RAD), joint application development (JAD), or iterative, agile and incremental development.

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