Use Quality Attributes to Align Business Requirements and Guide Solution Architecture

Published: 09 April 2018 ID: G00341530


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Few organizations have formal quality assurance practices that ensure a consistent approach to solution architecture. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must use quality attributes to improve stakeholder communication and guide architecture to achieve business outcomes.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Improve Communications With Business and IT Stakeholders Using System Qualities
    • Map Quality Attributes to the Life Cycle Touchpoints
    • Use Quality Attributes Throughout the Development Life Cycle to Ensure (Inherent) Quality
    • Perform Trade-Off Analysis That Is Repeatable and Well-Understood
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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