The Software Development Life Cycle, or SDLC, is the process of planning, designing, developing, testing, and deploying high-quality software at the lowest cost possible, preferably in the shortest amount of time. To achieve this goal, software engineering teams must choose the correct software development model to fit their organization’s requirements, stakeholders’ expectations, and the project.

Many terms concerning the automation of the software delivery life cycle (SDLC) can be confusing, definitions murky, and abbreviations easy to forget. Today, let’s cover what role continuous integration has in Agile. We’ll dip our toe into continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and even DevOps, without drowning in the deep end of technicality. What is continuous