13. Project Design Example

While Chapter 11 illustrated an example project, its main purpose was to teach the thought process when using project design techniques and how they interrelate. Only secondarily did the example demonstrate end-to-end project design. The focus in this chapter is how to drive project design decisions in a real-life project and when to apply which project design techniques. The project designed here builds the TradeMe system, the example system from Chapter 5. As with the system design case study in Chapter 5, this chapter derives directly from the actual project that IDesign designed for one of its customers. The design team consisted of two IDesign architects (a veteran and an apprentice) and a project manager from ...

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