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The tenth chapter of the arc42 Template that lists scenarios to systematically evaluate the architecture against the quality requirements.


Summarizes all relevant scenarios to systematically evaluate the architecture against the quality requirements.

This is the tenth chapter of the arc42 Template.


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Quality Tree

The quality tree (as defined in ATAM - Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method) with quality/evaluation scenarios as leafs.

More help to document quality goals in this overview is found on

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You may build the quality tree using Quality Target or Quality documents. For the leaves consider to use Quality Scenarios.

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Listing of Scenarios

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arc42 is owned by Dr. Peter Hruschka & Dr. Gernot Starke.