5 Best Practices That Help You Manage SDLC Risks

Modern practices that keep your software development lifecycle running smoothly.

Adopting modern development practices is tricky, but still possible if you know how to manage the risks. This white paper discusses how you can manage risks to the SDLC while ensuring security, compliance, and performance.

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  • How to overcome 3 key risks when implementing a modern SDLC
  • 5 best practices to ensure the compliance and performance of the SDLC
  • How 4 products from Serena can accelerate the adoption of best practices

Discover how implementing 5 best practices can enable your business to move fast without breaking things.


While small companies can adopt the Facebook credo "Move Fast and Break Things," larger enterprises, especially in highly regulated sectors, need to "Move Fast Without Breaking Things."

As software developers adopt new practices to speed features to market, executives and shareholders need to have confidence that the risk in the SDLC are managed well. To balance these competing principles, executives should apply the philosophy of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to the SDLC.

...Applying enterprise risk management to the SDLC requires the Application Development, Change Management, IT Security/Risk, and Audit teams to collaborate and work closely together with experts from industry. Applying the philosophy of enterprise risk management to the SDLC starts with identifying the security, compliance, and performance risks in software development.