Life Cycle (glossary)
(1) The organized collection of activities, relationships and contracts which apply to a system of interest during its life. (Pyster 2009)
(2) the evolution of a system, product, service, project or other human-made entity from conception through retirement. (ISO/IEC 2008)
(3) Development (life) cycles start with user needs and end with system decommissioning and disposal. Project cycles contain three aspects: business, budget, and technical. (Mooz, Forsberg, Cotterman 2003, 259)
(2) ISO/IEC 2008. Systems and Software Engineering -- System Life Cycle Processes. Geneva, Switzerland: International Organisation for Standardisation / International Electrotechnical Commissions. ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2008.
(3) Mooz, H., K. Forsberg, H. Cotterman. 2003. Communicating Project Management. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley and Sons.
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