A CDE Definition
An individual who uses a computer or some other equipment. Also called an "end user." The terms "user" and "end user" are synonymous; however, because IT professionals are users themselves when they operate the computer, they may prefer to use "end user" for the target user (employee or customer). See system development life cycle.
system development life cycle
The sequence of events in the development of an information system (application), which requires mutual effort on the part of both the user and technical staff. See agile software development and information processing cycle.
1. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN
2. USER SIGN OFF
5. USER ACCEPTANCE
The System Development Life Cycle
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