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Design Phase

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:

  • Modules
  • Units
  • Data elements
  • Communications
  • Messages
  • 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.

Simple Design.doc

Simple Design.pdf

Example of a more detailed design document:

Detailed Design.doc

Detailed Design.pdf