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Can creating a Software Design Document after development be justified?

In IEEE Std 1016 Section 3.1 Software design in context, you can find this paragraph: An SDD can be prepared and used in a variety of design situations. Typically, an SDD is prepared to support ...
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Can creating a Software Design Document after development be justified?

If all you are looking for from the SDD is to communicate the design with others, then yes, you can create it after development. Only thing is, it is then called documentation. However, I would like ...
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What is the role of ISO in the ECMAScript standardization process?

Standard-setting organizations in general First, who are the actors of this standardization process? ECMA is an industrial consortium, that associates a few big companies (about 37 of them, e.g. ...
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How implement company procedures while using scrum?

Is there a general requirement discovering in SCRUM? Like interviews, surveys with the client and then those stack of requirements are shared with the team in the multiple sprint meetings for the ...
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How implement company procedures while using scrum?

Scrum does not tell you how to develop software, it merely dictates moments of communication and ways to transfer information among stakeholders. Scrum is not a software development methodology, you ...
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Why are cost and compliance not a software quality characteristic?

Why is cost not a characteristic of software quality? ISO/IEC 25101 talks about the qualities and characteristics of the system. I don't believe that cost is an attribute or characteristic of the ...
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Why are cost and compliance not a software quality characteristic?

Cost cannot be part of a quality metric. If it were, cutting the price without changing anything else would mean that the quality metric goes up, and increasing prices without changing anything else ...
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How to design a region table for localization standardizations with multiple criteria

Unfortunately, this is a base table that will be used in different scenarios Whoops. Somebody screwed up doing the requirements analysis - welcome to the real world, where physical geography and ...
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ISO 27001 and investigating production issues

I've faced a LOT of these issues in the past and you're right, it's a nightmare. I suggest you start by putting yourself firmly on the side of the best practice and saying "Getting a copy of live, ...
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How implement company procedures while using scrum?

Is there a general requirement discovering in SCRUM? Not expressly, no. To quote Henrik Kneiberg: "The beginning of the project is when you know the least, so why would you plan everything then?" ...
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How to structure SW documentation with SOUP components

The fact that a component is identified as SOUP simply means that you don't have control over the process used to develop that component, so you have to assume it was developed with the worst possible ...
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Can creating a Software Design Document after development be justified?

The one true detailed design document that you will create is the code. It precisely tells the compiler how to build your application. As such, your design cannot be complete until that one final ...
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How to reflect "functional quality" when implementing ISO 250XX, which is quality model of non-functional requirements?

I think you are misunderstanding, since "quality is a non-functional attribute" doesn't make sense. The ISO 25000 series of standards, known as SQuaRE, are all about requirements related to ...
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Why are cost and compliance not a software quality characteristic?

I think this question might be subjective. I cannot find any objective reasoning about this, but that doesn't mean such reasons do not exist. I just couldn't find them. In any event, I will attempt an ...
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What is the difference between Functional Completeness and Functional Correctness in ISO 25023?

Suppose you have a website selling products. Then, by law, you are required to charge VAT (Value Added Tax) on the products you sell, at least for the customers living in your country/state. ...
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How implement company procedures while using scrum?

I think it is worth pointing out that SCRUM is actually more then a set of agile development principles. From my understanding, it actually has a quite well-defined development process (sprints, daily ...
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