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Documents a quality target for a product.

Documentation Type


Quality targets describe the desired primary aspects of your product. Making them visible to everyone on your team helps to stay focused and share a collective vision of your product.


The document type quality target provides the following properties:


Please note that only information about specific properties is provided here. Common document property used by all document types are documented by Document Properties.


Rank your quality targets and make sure that none of them have equals priority.

You should strive for a clear hierarchy of quality targets. Otherwise you will have to decide on each occasion the equally ranked quality targets collide.


This property is available since version 2.1.


The quality this target provides information for, why it is important for the project.



Describe why this quality is relevant for the project.

Influencing Factors

List the factors that have an influence on this quality target. You may mention other quality targets here or add additional influences that are specific for your project.

Solution Approach

Define the your approach to achieve this quality target.

This helps the team to collaborate on the working towards the quality target.


This section is available since version 2.1.


List the requirements that led to defining the importance of this quality for the project.


Provide information and concepts organized into topics that are relevant to understand and handle this quality target.


List specializations of this quality target. Attach these descriptions as children to this document.


These are internal notes that are usually not exported and only visible to team members with write access.

But this is not a safe place to store sensible information. It is just a convenience for the reader to not be bothered with notes stored here for the authors for later use. The security level is about suppressing the representation by a CSS style. Therefore consider this as a convenience for the reader, not as a security tool.


The text of notes sections is also indexed.


For a document the references section contains pointers to resources that prove the statements of the document.

Often these proofs are not easily distinguishable from further information. In this case you may want to skip the reference section in favour for the resource list.


For further information please refer to References and Resources.


The resources section provides references to further information to the topic of the document.

This may be information on the internet provided by the resource or information in the team's information systems. Anything the reader of the resource might want to know, may be listed here.


For further information please refer to References and Resources.