The design document should clearly convey the key elements of the proposed system to both the technical developers and the planners. A larger project typically requires a preliminary design and a detailed design. A complete design includes identification of:
- Data elements
- Data structure
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The design document addresses architecture, infrastructure, module design, error handling, constraints, security, rollout, and support. Diagrams depicting the process flow and data model should be included.
Example of a more detailed design document: