Design is based on the structure defined in the Discovery stage and differs for every project. The purpose of the design phase is to use the information form the discovery phase to implement the functionality requested. The design phase will bring the business requirements together with the application capabilities and will concentrate on the following
- Database design
- Custom development or modification to existing applications.
- Application logic
- Application look and feel
- Back up strategy
During this phase the following deliverables will be made available:
- Database design document
- Use cases
- Application design
- Detailed project plan.
Phase sign-off is obtained (formalize the design)