Chapter 10

Functional design

 Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.

—Red Skelton

This chapter covers the process of designing the DG program from the standpoint of “the what” and some of “the how.” The next phase addresses “who.” Some very significant program artifacts are developed that will remain with, and be used by, the DG program for as long as it is in operation. The DG deployment team will provide the list of processes that will occur on both sides of the “V.”

The focus on the V is important. Your team will be defining (or refining) information management functions, in addition to the DG functions. As stated ...

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