Quality begins with the intent.
—W. Edwards Deming
Solution Intent is the repository for storing, managing, and communicating the knowledge of current and intended Solution behavior. Where required, this includes both fixed and variable specifications and designs; references to applicable standards, system models, and functional and nonfunctional tests; and traceability.
Building large-scale software and cyber-physical systems is one of the most complex and challenging endeavors in the industry today. It requires alignment on two central questions:
What exactly is this thing we are building?
How are we going to build it?