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The Waterfall technique has been discredited of late. Even to the point that it has been abandoned by the DOD: *

Several products that have used the waterfall technique for a long time, have moved on to a more IT:AD:Agile process.

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The architecture, documented as a set of System Design Specifications in the System Design Document. Other deliverables that can be started at this point (depending on the size/scope of the project):

  • Security Risk Assessment
  • Conversion Plan
  • Implementation Plan
  • Maintanance Manual
  • Operations Manual
  • Training Plan
  • User Manual