It projects: it projects have a large information technology component (in terms of budget or personnel, scope (objective, start and end date, temporary use of resources, unique, accomplish something new, hard to estimate time, budget, and scope. Systems definition: define goals and purpose for new system, must facilitate organizations competitive strategy, supports business processes, improves decision making, defining projects scope, assess feasibility of project, cost, schedule, technical, organizational. Requirements analysis where changes made: management of scope in an it project, determine and document specific features and functions of the new system, approve requirements, less expensive to change system in this phase, 3. Component design: develop and evaluate alternatives, hardware design determined by project team, software design depends on source, data model converted to database design, procedures developed for normal processing, backup, and failure recovery operations, 4. Implementation: systems must be built, system testing, users must be converted to new system, 5.