Each IPD guide is designed to provide a consistent structure for addressing the decisions/activities that are most critical to the successful planning of a given infrastructure technology or solution.
Each guide is divided into sections that thoroughly explain the following processes:
The Design Process
The Design Decision Steps
This section gives the reader a high-level introduction to the processes that the guide will follow. It contains the following elements:
Decisions list. A high-level list of decision points and/or activities that need to be addressed in order to complete a given design.
Decision flow diagram. Gives the reader a graphical representation of the decision process that the guide uses. ...