A time-based plan of milestones/ activities for performing work or achieving an objective.
A group of functionally related items in the system hierarchy.
|Service Component Architecture (SCA)||
A developer framework for building Service-Based Architecture services. It provides both multi-protocol and multi-language support.
|Service-Based Architecture (SBA)||
The principles, structures, and methodologies for linking together loosely coupled systems/ services, typically through shared data or common logic/ direction.
|Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)||
Principles, structures, and methodologies for linking together loosely coupled systems/ services, typically through shared data or common logic/ direction. Also known as Service – Based Architecture.
|Soft Systems Methodology (SSM)||
An approach to solving complex, unstructured human problem situations based on holistic analysis and systems thinking.
The structure or structures of a system comprised of software components. The architecture identifies constraints, connections, and the relationships among the components including databases and potentially physical implications.
|Software Architecture Document (SAD)||
Documentation of a project’s architectural overview, architecture specifications, and design rationale.
The application of a systematic approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software.
|Software Requirements Specification (SRS)||
An artifact of he definition process that contains all of the requirements for a software product. It is the starting point for software architecting.
Engineering discipline areas that focus on a specific aspect of a system rather than the whole, such as reliability, maintainability, cybersecurity, human factors, etc.
Requirements about which a buy or implementation decision has been made, usually described in a document that precisely defines the technical performance characteristics of a system or system component and the criteria for acceptance.
A software technique for evolutionary creation of a product (similar to agile development) using short development and delivery cycles.
An incremental development process that matures capabilities prior to introduction to the implementation phase of a product.
An individual or group that can affect or may be affected by a given project, product, or activity.
Needs, desires, capabilities, and constraints that are expressed by those who have a vested interest in the system.
A document that establishes criteria, methods, processes, and practices accepted by an approving organization.
A grouping of components within an element that perform a major and distinct function.
The specific accomplishments that must be satisfactorily demonstrated in order to progress further in the life cycle.
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