Software development life cycle

SumatoSoft will take you through every stage of the software development process (SDLC) – from a business analysis stage through UX/UI and application development to deployment and ongoing support.

Software development life-cycle

Software development lifecycle explained

1
Application requirement analysis

In the requirement collection (Discovery) phase, the first stage of the software development lifecycle, our team  collaborates with US industry’s business stakeholders and domain experts, ensuring a deep understanding of the North American market.

  • scope definition of the entire project;
  • planning for the quality assurance requirements;
  • definition of anticipated issues, opportunities;
  • recognition of the risks involved;
  • timeline definition.
2
Feasibility study

When the requirement analysis phase is done, the next step is to define and document software needs in the ‘Software Requirement Specification’ (‘SRS’) document. It has everything that should be structured and created during the application development life cycle.

There are five main types of feasibilities checks:

  • economic;
  • legal;
  • operation;
  • technical;
  • schedule.
3
Design

Based on the SRS document, the team prepares the system and software design to define the IT system architecture. This design phase will be a base for the next coding phase.

There are two types of design documents that are developed.

1. high-level design (HLD):

  • brief description of each module and its functionality;
  • dependencies between modules;
  • database tables & their main elements;
  • architecture diagrams;
  • technology details.

2. low-level design(LLD):

  • functional modules logic;
  • detailed database tables;
  • complete interface detail;
  • complete modules input and outputs.
4
Coding

The next phase is coding itself — the most prolonged phase of the software development life cycle.

Peculiarities of the phase:

  • Developers should follow some predefined coding guidelines.
  • The whole development is divided into tasks for specific modules development.
5
Testing

Once some part of the software coding is complete, it is sent for testing, and the QA team starts testing the functionality to verify that the application works following the requirements.

The process is the following:

  • QA team finds some issues;
  • QA team sends them to the dev team;
  • dev team fixes the issues;
  • QA team rechecks the functionality.

 

6
Deployment

Once the software is developed and fully tested, the final deployment process is launched.
QA team checks the software in the production environment.

7
Maintenance

Post-release, the software undergoes continuous enhancement to suit the evolving US market needs, including:

  • bug fixing;
  • software upgrade;
  • enhancement with new features.

 

The system has produced a significant competitive advantage in the industry thanks to SumatoSoft’s well-thought opinions.

They shouldered the burden of constantly updating a project management tool with a high level of detail and were committed to producing the best possible solution.

I was impressed by SumatoSoft’s prices, especially for the project I wanted to do and in comparison to the quotes I received from a lot of other companies.

Also, their communication skills were great; it never felt like a long-distance project. It felt like SumatoSoft was working next door because their project manager was always keeping me updated. Initially.

We tried another company that one of our partners had used but they didn’t work out. I feel that SumatoSoft does a better investigation of what we’re asking for. They tell us how they plan to do a task and ask if that works for us. We chose them because their method worked with us.

SumatoSoft is great in every regard including costs, professionalism, transparency, and willingness to guide. I think they were great advisors early on when we weren’t ready with a fully fleshed idea that could go to market.

They know the business and startup scene as well globally.

SumatoSoft is the firm to work with if you want to keep up to high standards. The professional workflows they stick to result in exceptional quality.

Important, they help you think with the business logic of your application and they don’t blindly follow what you are saying. Which is super important. Overall, great skills, good communication, and happy with the results so far.

Together with the team, we have turned the MVP version of the service into a modern full-featured platform for online marketers. We are very satisfied with the work the SumatoSoft team has performed, and we would like to highlight the high level of technical expertise, coherence and efficiency of communication and flexibility in work.

We can say with confidence that SumatoSoft has realized all our ideas into practice.

SumatoSoft succeeded in building a more manageable solution that is much easier to maintain.

Thanks to SumatoSoft can-do attitude, amazing work ethic and willingness to tackle client’s problems as their own, they’ve become an integral part of our team. We’ve been truly impressed with their professionalism and performance and continue to work with a team on developing new applications.

We are completely satisfied with the results of our cooperation and will be happy to recommend SumatoSoft as a reliable and competent partner for development of web-based solutions

Rewards & recognitions

Goodfirms badge icon
TDA badge icon
AWS partner badge icon
Clutch Badge
Top web design badge
Top software developer badge

Let’s start

You are here
1 Share your idea
2 Discuss it with our expert
3 Get an estimation of a project
4 Start the project

If you have any questions, email us [email protected]

    Please be informed that when you click the Send button Sumatosoft will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy notice for the purpose of providing you with appropriate information. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
    Vlad Fedortsov
    Vlad Fedortsov
    Account Executive
    Book a consultation
    Lead Generation Manager Sales Leads Researcher Node.js Developer
    Thank you!
    Your form was successfully submitted!
    Let’s start
    You are here
    1 Share your idea
    2 Discuss it with our expert
    3 Get an estimation of a project
    4 Start the project
    If you have any questions, email us [email protected]


      Please be informed that when you click the Send button Sumatosoft will process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy notice for the purpose of providing you with appropriate information. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
      Vlad Fedortsov
      Vlad Fedortsov
      Account Executive
      Book a consultation
      Thank you!
      Your form was successfully submitted!