Systems Development Life Cycle Home

In continued support of the 2002 Presidential Management Agenda, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) has established its own initiative to consolidate, streamline and standardize software development programs throughout the agency using Enterprise Architecture guidelines.

In this site, users will have a consolidated location to access information that provides guidance for software development within the FSA. The subject areas are:

FSA Enterprise Architecture  

Provides information on the FSA Enterprise Architecture (EA).   


Provides information on the FSA System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).  

Developer Tools

Provides access to lists of downloadable FSA Assets, Approved Software, Templates, Information Bulletins, etc.


Provides information on available and upcoming SDLC related training, tutorials, and more.

Key Areas for Developers

  • SDLC Development Process – This section of the site focuses specifically on the development process from start to finish.

  • Information Bulletins & Memos – These pages provide links to documents that contain valuable information pertaining to processes, standards, and procedures in the FSA.

  • FSA Wiki (internal FSA use only) – This SharePoint site contains links to numerous pages used for FSA knowledge sharing and collaboration.

  • Developer Tools – Provides lists of downloadable FSA assets, approved software, templates, etc.