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Design

Release Information

Project: PROJECTNAME
Internal Release Number: X.Y.Z
Attached Worksheets:
Related Documents:
LINKS TO RELEVANT STANDARDS
LINKS TO OTHER DOCUMENTS
Process impact: This design document describes a system that will satisfy the requirements of the SRS. Decisions made in creating this design document are based on those requirements and an understanding of available technologies and components. Once the design has been drafted, work on the system implementation and unit testing may begin.
TODO: Fill in the sections below. Add ore remove items as needed for your project.

Introduction

How is this design document organized?
This main page describes the system design in terms of packages, classes, relationships, and behavior. Several attached worksheets address specific aspects of the overall system design, such as user interface and database design.
What are the most important facts that a developer should know about this design?
PARAGRAPH or BULLETS
What are the prioritized goals of this design?
  1. Correctness
  2. Feasibility
  3. Understandability
  4. Implementation phase guidance
  5. Modularity
  6. Extensibility
  7. Testability
  8. Efficiency

UML Structural Design

TODO: Link to a design model and/or design diagrams that describe your system's structure in detail.

The system's structural design is described in the following UML model: MODELNAME.

The system's structural design is described in the following UML structural diagrams:

ANY ADDITIONAL NOTES OR COMMENTS

UML Behavioral Design

TODO: Link to a design model and/or design diagrams that describe your system's behavior in detail.

The system's behavioral design is described in the following UML model: MODELNAME.

The system's behavioral design is described in the following UML behavioral diagrams:

ANY ADDITIONAL NOTES OR COMMENTS

UML Design Checklist

TODO: Answer the following questions to help evaluate your design. Add or remove questions to fit your project. If you cannot answer a question positively, that may indicate an aspect of the design that should be revised.
Correctness: How do you know that this design is correct?
2-4 SENTENCES
Feasibility: What indicates that this design can be implemented and tested with the planned amount of time and effort?
2-4 SENTENCES
Understandability: What makes this design understandable?
2-4 SENTENCES
Implementation phase guidance: Does the design suggest reasonable implementation tasks?
2-4 SENTENCES
Modularity: How have concerns been separated and addressed in distinct modules?
2-4 SENTENCES
Extensibility: How can new features can be easily added later?
2-4 SENTENCES
Testability: What makes this system easy to test?
2-4 SENTENCES
Efficiency: Does the system consume an acceptable amount of time, storage space, bandwidth, and other resources?
2-4 SENTENCES
Has the design been communicated to the development team and other stakeholders?
Yes, everyone understands. Feedback is welcome.
No, this is a risk that is noted in the Risk Management section.
TODO: Check for words of wisdom and discuss ways to improve this template. Or, evaluate the ReadySET Pro professional design template.
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