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Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2013 vol.30)
pp: 46-53
Uwe Zdun , University of Vienna
Rafael Capilla , Rey Juan Carlos University
Huy Tran , University of Vienna
Olaf Zimmermann , University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland, Rapperswil (HSR FHO)
Software architects must sustain design decisions to endure throughout software evolution. Several criteria can help them assess decisions' sustainability. In addition, industry and research projects have applied different techniques to make architectural design decisions sustainable; their examples offer solutions and lessons learned.
Documentation, Sustainable development, Software architecture, Context awareness, Computer architecture, Customer relationship management, Maintenance engineering,software development, architectural decisions, architectural knowledge, design decisions, design decision sustainability, requirements, software architecture, software evolution, sustainability
Uwe Zdun, Rafael Capilla, Huy Tran, Olaf Zimmermann, "Sustainable Architectural Design Decisions", IEEE Software, vol.30, no. 6, pp. 46-53, Nov.-Dec. 2013, doi:10.1109/MS.2013.97
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